University of Salford Annual International Wounds Conference 2014

Monday 21 July 2014 9.00am - Tuesday 22 July 2014 3.30pm
Venue: Mary Seacole Building
Event Type: Health; Conferences

It has been widely recognised that wound care management impacts greatly on NHS resources, the patient and their significant others. For that reason, appropriate care in relation to the assessment and management of wounds is an essential skill for all practitioners involved.

This conference will bring clinicians, researchers, academics and wound care companies together to explore the impact of wounds on patients and their significant others.

Agenda

Day 1

9.00 Registration.

9.30 Welcome address: Professor Maggie Pearson, Pro Vice Chancellor and Dean of the College of Health and Social Care, University of Salford.

9.45 Wound care histories drama: BA students from creative arts and media to write, direct and perform.

10.15 Keynote lecture: Dr Karen Ousey, Reader, University of Huddersfield and Editor of Wounds UK. Quality of Life and well being of patients with wounds.

10.45 Coffee and exhibition.

11.15 Second keynote lecture: Jacqui Fletcher, Clinical Strategy Director, Welsh Wound Innovation Centre. Self efficacy and patient involvement.

12.15 Lunch and exhibition.

13.15 Rolling wound care workshops: Key tissue viability practitioners will deliver their expertise on wound assessment and the dressing of simulated wounds on real people including: leg ulcers, pressure ulcers, fungating wounds, burns, paediatric wounds, wounds from the battlefield, dermatology wounds, midwifery wounds, suturing workshop.

19.00 Conference dinner.

Day 2

9.00 Registration.

9.45 Keynote lecture TBC.

10.15 Coffee and exhibition.

11.15 Rolling wound care workshops with key tissue viability practitioners delivering their expertise on wound assessment and the dressing of simulated wounds on real people including: leg ulcers, pressure ulcers, fungating wounds, burns, paediatric wounds, wounds from the battlefield, dermatology wounds, midwifery wounds, suturing workshop.

13.00 Lunch

14.00 Delegate think tank: Are the current provision of dressings from the wound care market fit for purpose and practice?

14.30 Keynote lecture: Umberto Saoncella (Former Piccadilly Radio presenter). The Patient’s Perspective.

15.15 Drama impact of wounds on patients and their significant others: BA students from creative arts and media to write, direct and perform.

15.30 Poster prizes and close.

Cost: £500 excluding VAT.

For more information or to book a ticket, please visit the main conference page.