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Conference Insider: Future Role of the WOC Nurse

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February 15, 2018
The Future of WOC Nursing
 
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Alex Spencer, MD, MBA
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Crina Floruta, MSN, RN, ANP-BC, CWOCN
Past, Present, and Future of Surgery and the WOC Nurse
Sunday, Jun. 3, 2018, 3:15 pm
1.0 Contact Hours

The role of the WOC nurse remains as valuable now in the 21st century as it was 50 years ago. The WOC nurse is an important member of the health care team, providing care to patients with WOC care needs. Numerous advancements made in the medical and surgical treatments, wound management spanning to entire anatomic regions and the associated management has transformed how care is delivered. Technology enables complex procedures through single incisions to decrease initial wound burden. Understanding the internal and external wound burden is a vital part of next generation, multidisciplinary wound management. This presentation will focus on how advances in technology, medical and surgical treatments influences WOC nurse practice and new opportunities to expand the role.


Holly Kirkland-Kyhn, PhD, FNP, GNP, CWCN
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Oleg Teleten, MS, RN, CWCN
Deep Tissue Injury: The Future is in Your Hands
Tuesday, Jun. 5, 2018, 9:50 am
1.0 Contact Hours

At this 620 bed level 1 trauma center, we found that although we had a robust pressure ulcer/injury prevention program, we continued to have reportable pressure ulcer/injuries. Within this session, we will share the data that was collected and analyzed over 5 years, in order to find the patient related risk factors in the development of Deep Tissue Injuries in the ICU and how these risk factors compare to the average ICU patient within this facility. We will further show how we are building on this science while staying focused on Nursing Quality Indicators.
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