Wound Care for Primary Care Practitioners

Wounds Canada

London Convention Centre, 300 York St, London, N6B 1P8

Sunday November 11, 2018 – 8:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Cost: $125 + tax per person

Registration: Required

This interactive educational event builds on the contents of the Wounds Canada document “Best Practice Recommendations for the Prevention and Management of Wounds” and takes a more in-depth look at the components and application of the Wound Prevention and Management Cycle (WPMC) from the perspective of a primary care provider.

Topics include a review of the steps of the WPMC and components of comprehensive patient, wound, environment and health systems assessments—with a focus on differential diagnoses and common misdiagnoses—working as part of an integrated team and creating, evaluating and modifying patient-centred goals and plans of care including, but not limited to, treating the cause and co-factors, addressing wound pain and symptoms, wound debridement, infection and moisture management, prescribing options, use of advanced therapies and appropriate referrals. Upon completion, students will receive a certificate of attendance. CME credits to be announced.

At the end of this educational event, students will be able to identify, define and implement the give steps of the WPMC, from the perspective of a primary care provider, for a person with or at risk for a wound, including:

  • Completing the components of a comprehensive patient assessment
  • Creating agreed-upon goals of care
  • Assembling an integrated wound team
  • Implementing a patient-specific plan of care
  • Interpreting if patient goals have been met, and reassess as required

Contact : Crystal McCallum
Phone : 519-955-0888
Email: cmccall5@uwo.ca

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