Wound Care Conference 2009 Brochure - 2nd draft.pub by NikFozzar


									 Education & Professional
                                                                                                                                                         Stepping Stones to Excellence
                                                                                                                                                          in Wound Care Conference
 Development Dept.
 Box 980073
 Richmond, Virginia 23298-0073

                                                                                                                                                           Friday, September 25, 2009


                                              Stepping Stones to Excellence in Wound Care Conference

                                              Wound Care Conference Registration
                                                                                                       REGISTRATION DEADLINE:
                                                                                                         SEPTEMBER 9, 2009
                                                                                                                     BY JULY 15      AFTER JULY 15
                                                                                    VCUHS Staff                      $ 99.00           $109.00
Address                                                                             Non-VCUHS participants           $119.00           $129.00
                                                                                    Conference Poster Presenters     $ 75.00          $ 85.00
                                                                                    Full-time Healthcare Students    $ 50.00          $ 50.00
City, State, Zip Code                                                               (please provide copy of your
                                                                                    Student ID Card)
Employer (UNIT NAME for VCUHS EMPLOYEES)/ Position
                                                                                      Request Hotel Information

Email Address                                          Home/Cell Phone
                                                                                      Request Vegetarian Meal
                                                                                                                                                         GREATER RICHMOND CONVENTION CENTER
                    OPTIONS FOR PAYMENT OF FEES:                                      Send me a ticket for the optional Sunrise Breakfast Session                 403 North Third Street
1. Personal Check                Payable to: Education & Professional Development
                                                                                                  Indicate Breakout Session Below                                   Richmond,Virginia
2. MC       Visa     AMEX
                                                                                         Breakout Session One                  Breakout Session Two
Card No. ________________________________ Exp. Date ____________                        (A) Pressure Ulcers in the           (A) Wound Care Products             www.richmondcenter.com
                                                                                    Spinal Injured population
Signature: __________________________________
                                                                                     (B) Fistulas & Surgical              (B) A Holistic Approach To
                                                                                    Wounds                              Ostomy Care
3. Send a copy of purchase order form            PO # ________________
                                                                                      (C) Leg Ulcers: Venous and          (C) Wound Care Challenges In
    Secure your space at this conference by sending in a copy of your
                                                                                    Arterial Insufficiency              Obesity
 registration form TODAY even if your unit/employer is paying for you!                                                                                               www.vcuhealth.org
                                   ABOUT THE CONFERENCE AND RELATED INFORMATION                                                                                                 FEATURED SPEAKERS                                                    CONFERENCE AGENDA

                          ACCOMMODATIONS                                                                                                                                              KEYNOTE SPEAKER                                     7:15—8:15 am          Sunrise Breakfast Session:
                                                                                                        SUNRISE BREAKFAST SESSION                                                                                                                               Wound Healing: Don’t Stress It!
                    The Greater Richmond Convention Center is                                                                                                                   Laura E. Edsberg, PhD, President of the National
                                                                                                        PRESENTED BY: TINA LUCAS, MS, RN, ANP,                                  Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel, Daemen College,                                               Tina Lucas, MS, RN, ANP
                    conveniently located across the street from the
                    Richmond Marriott and the Hilton Garden Inn.
                                                                                                        PHD STUDENT AT THE VCU SCHOOL OF                                        Amherst, New York. Dr. Edsberg has written
                                                                                                                                                                                articles about the microstructural and mechanical         7:30—8:30 am          Registration & Vendor Hall
                    There are a variety of additional overnight                                         NURSING
                    accommodations to choose from, including the                                                                                                                properties of pressure ulcer tissue, as well as current
                    Omni, the Berkley Hotel, Crowne Plaza Hotel,
                                                                                      WOUND HEALING: DON’T STRESS IT!                                                           treatments in wound healing and has presented             8:30—8:45 am          Welcome & Introductions
                                                                                      Numerous studies have shown that psychological stress adversely           internationally on the topic of wound healing research. Dr.                                          Nancy New, RN, MBA, MS, CENP
and the Jefferson Hotel. For information and reservations, please
contact Christy Kolb, VCU Health System at (804) 628-1011 or                          affects the normal wound healing process through its impact on            Edsberg’s research is focused on the effects of pressure on tissue                                        Director of Surgical Nursing
email concierge@mcvh-vcu.edu from 8:00am to 4:30pm Monday                             cellular immunity. Cellular immunity has an important role in the         and the biochemistry of healing and non-healing wounds. Currently                                                VCU Health System
through Friday. You will need a credit card when making these                         regulation of wound healing through the production and regulation         her research group is involved in studies identifying the biomarkers
                                                                                      of pro-inflammatory and anti-inflammatory cytokines. The purpose          associated with healing in chronic wounds.                                8:45—9:30 am          Pressure Ulcer Formation
                                                                                      of this lecture is to explore the effect of psychological stress on                 FEATURED GUEST FACULTY SPEAKER                                                                          Laura Edsberg, PhD
                         POSTER SUBMISSION                                            wound healing. When filling out your registration, be sure to
                                                                                                                                                                               Laurie McNichol, MSN, RN, GNP, CWOCN. Ms.
                                                                                      request a ticket for this exciting breakfast lecture! Space is limited!                                                                             9:30—10:15 am          Halt! Who Grows There? Best
Posters will be displayed in the common area outside the lecture                                                                                                               McNichol, a nationally known speaker, has                                         Practices In Managing Wound
hall. Please submit abstracts electronically by August 15, 2009 to                                                                                                             specialized in wound, ostomy and continence care
                                                                                                                                                                               nursing for 20 years. She currently serves as the                                 Infection
Sue Creehan at screehan@mcvh-vcu.edu. Notification of                                                  ABOUT THE CONFERENCE                                                                                                                                   Laurie McNichol, MSN, RN, GNP, CWOCN
                                                                                                                                                                               Director of Practice and Quality in a large, multi-site,
acceptance will be issued by September 1, 2009.                                                             The world of wound care has become a vast                          multi-state agency. Ms. McNichol served as the
                                                                                                            ocean not easily navigated by the average           President of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society              10:15—10:45 am        Break & Vendor Hall
             CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS                                                                                                                       (WOCN) from 2001-2005 and led two international wound care
                                                                                                            clinician. The exponential rise of knowledge
               Up to 6.7 CE Contact Hours will be awarded for full                                                                                              delegations, to the People’s Republic of China and to Russia. She         10:45—11:35 am        Breakout Session One
                                                                                                            provided by new research has led to the
               attendance at the Conference, including the optional                                                                                             was elected to the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel’s Board                               (A) Pressure Ulcers In The Spinal
                                                                                                            advancement of the profession, the
               sunrise session and poster sessions.                                                                                                             of Directors in 2007 and currently serves as Vice President.                                        Cord Injured Population
                                                                                                            development of new products, and the                                                                                                                       Linda Droste, MSN, RN, CWOCN
               The VCU Health System’s Department of Education
               and Professional Development and the VCU School                        complexity of practice. This wave of information continues to build,                                                                                                      (B) Fistulas & Surgical Wounds
               of Nursing are approved as providers of continuing                     and threatens to leave the complacent behind. Health care                                    CONFERENCE FACULTY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Tod Brindle, BSN, RN, ET, CWOCN
education in nursing by the Virginia Nurses Association. The VNA is                   providers must continuously update their scope of practice to find
accredited as an approver of continuing education by the American                                                                                               Ferne Alderfer, MS, RN - Clinical Nurse III, Department of                                      (C) Leg Ulcers: Venous and Arterial
                                                                                      their way through the dense new waters of regulatory                      Surgery Nursing, Wound Care Team, VCU Health System,                                                Insufficiency
Nurses’ Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
                                                                                      requirements, products, and best practice recommendations.                Richmond VA.                                                                                                     Ferne Alderfer, MS, RN
                       PLANNING COMMITTEE                                                                                                                       C. Tod Brindle, BSN, RN, ET, CWOCN - Clinical Nurse IV,                                             and Mary Beth Towler, MS, RN, ANP
                                                                                      This conference serves to provide nurses, nurse practitioners,
Ferne Alderfer, Susan Beavers, Tod Brindle, Sue Creehan, Ellen                                                                                                  Department of Surgery Nursing, Wound Care Team, VCU Health
                                                                                      physical therapists, physicians and other members of the healthcare                                                                                 11:35—11:45 am        Break & Vendor Hall
Derry, Emily Dixon, Seanna Eggleston, Katie Hudson, Ann King,                                                                                                   System, Richmond VA.
                                                                                      team with the necessary stepping stones to enhance their practice.
Walter Lewanowicz, Tina Lucas, Andrea Pozez, and Cameron                                                                                                        Sue Creehan, BSN, RN, CWON - Program Coordinator,
                                                                                      Advances in the realm of wound and ostomy care will be                                                                                              11:45 am—12:35 pm     Breakout Session Two
Vassar.                                                                                                                                                         Department of Surgery Nursing, Wound Care Team, VCU Health
                                                                                      highlighted. We invite you to allow this conference to help improve                                                                                                       (A) Wound Care Products
                                                                                                                                                                System, Richmond VA.
                         REGISTRATION NOTES                                           your patient's outcomes.                                                                                                                                                                     Cameron Vassar, RN
                                                                                                                                                                Linda Droste, MSN, RN, CWOCN – Hunter Holmes McGuire
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                (B) A Holistic Approach to Ostomy
Cancellation Policy:                                                                                                                                            Medical Center, Richmond VA.
                                                                                                                  OBJECTIVES                                                                                                                                        Care
Full refund minus $15 processing fee given for WRITTEN                                                                                                          Katie Hudson, RN, CWON - Clinical Nurse IV, Department of
CANCELLATIONS received by September 9, 2009. No refunds will be
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Katie Hudson, RN, CWON
                                                                                      1.   To describe the pathology of pressure ulcer formation and the        Surgery Nursing, Wound Care Team, VCU Health System,
given for cancellations postmarked after this date. Due to the popularity of this                                                                                                                                                                               (C) Wound Care Challenges in
                                                                                           impact of infection.                                                 Richmond VA.
conference, we urge you to register early. Registration will be accepted on a first                                                                                                                                                                                 Obesity
                                                                                                                                                                Tina Lucas, MS, RN ANP – Nurse Practitioner, Department of                                      Helen Zuelzer, MS, RN, NP-C, CWOCN
come, first served basis.                                                             2.   To explore nursing strategies and appropriate products in            Surgery, Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Wound
Registration Fee:                                                                          caring for individuals with wounds, ostomies, and fistulas.
                                                                                                                                                                Healing Center, VCU Health System, Richmond VA.                           12:35—1:45 pm         Lunch
Includes plenary and concurrent sessions, program materials, CE contact               3.   To discuss legal & regulatory considerations in caring for           Andrea Pozez, MD - Professor and Chairman of the VCU
hours certificate, break refreshments, lunch and conference parking.
                                                                                           patients with wounds.                                                Division of Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Medical Director of         1:45—2:30 pm          Pressure Ulcers and Medical
Minimum and maximum numbers for attendance at this conference have
been established, and we reserve the right to substitute speakers/topics, or
                                                                                                                                                                the Wound Care Team & Evan- Haynes Burn Center, VCU Health                                      Malpractice Claims
                                                                                      4.   To explore wound healing challenges in the spinal cord injured       System, Richmond VA.                                                                                             Anne Scher, Attorney
cancel if necessary.
                                                                                           & bariatric patient population.                                      Anne G. Scher, Attorney at Law – Director of Professional
                                                                                                                                                                Liability, VCU Health System, Richmond VA.                                2:30—2:45 pm          Break
             Email CEforNursing@mcvh-vcu.edu                                                    AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT                                 Mary Beth Towler, MS, RN, ANP – Department of Vascular
             Fax (804) 828-6479. Phone (804) 828-0418.                                The VCU Medical Center is an equal opportunity/affirmative action         Surgery, VCU Health System, Richmond VA.                                  2:45—3:30 pm          CMS Regulations & The VCU Story
                                                                                      institution, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender,      Cameron Vassar, RN - Clinical Nurse III, Department of Surgery                                        Sue Creehan, BSN, RN, CWON
                                                                                      age, religion, ethnic origin or disability. If special accommodation is   Nursing, Wound Care Team, VCU Health System, Richmond VA.
             Mail registration form and payment to:                                                                                                                                                                                       3:30 pm—4:00 pm       Stepping Into The Future Of
                                                                                      needed, please contact us at (804) 828-0418. Every attempt will be        Helen Zuelzer, MS, RN, NP-C, CWOCN, PhD-Student at the
             Wound Care Conference, VCU Health System, Box 980073,                                                                                                                                                                                              Wound Care
                                                                                      made to facilitate your participation in this conference.                 University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA.
             Richmond, VA 23298-0073.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Andrea Pozez, MD

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