The New Zealand Wound Care Society Inc

New Zealand Wound Care Society 8th National Conference 2017

"Clearing the Air – Dispelling Myths and Misconceptions in Wound Care"

Thursday 18th – Saturday 20th May 2017
Energy Events Centre
Rotorua, New Zealand

Energy Events Centre

 

Registration is now OPEN - click here to be directed to the NZWCS 8th National Conference 2017

Abstracts Submissions Now CLOSED

Keynote Speakers

  • Professor Keryln Carville
  • Assoc. Professor Geoff Sussman
  • Professor Rod MacLeod

Workshops

  • Anti-Microbial dressings
  • Sharp debridement
  • Complex pain management
  • Prevention and Control of Wound Infection
  • Diabetic foot management – practical approach to off-loading

Expert Panel – get your myths and misconceptions answered

Industry Trade Exhibition

Further information about the conference will be released over the next few months, so check back regularly and also watch out for the Tissue Issue eNewsletter for details.


New Zealand Wound Care Society 7th Biennial Conference 2015

"Wound Care – A Matter of Balance"

21 to 23 May 2015

Blenheim, New Zealand

Thank you for attending the New Zealand Wound Care Society 2015 Conference. Please find below conference presentations that speakers have very kindly agreed to the NZWCS publishing on our website.

Conference 2015 Presentations

Please note that these presentation slides, including text, pictures, diagrams and photographs remain the property of the individual presenters (or copyright holder where identified) and may not be reproduced (except printing for individual use). 

Click on each presentation title and it will open as a PDF. You will need a PDF viewer (such as Adobe Reader) to view the presentations.  Some presentations are large files (> 5MB).

The views expressed by presenters may not represent those of The New Zealand Wound Care Society Inc.


Friday 22nd May

Keynote

Prof Bill McGuiness - 'Skin integrity at the cellular level'

Keynote

Jan Rice - 'Advanced wound assessment'

Invited Speaker

Dr Mark Foley - 'Identifying Skin Lesions'

NZWCS speaker

Pam Mitchell - 'An update on the new Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Injury Guidelines'

Concurrent Sessions

Stream 1

Judith Barker – 'Pressure injury prevention: Putting evidence into practice'

Mandy Pagan – 'The clinical effectiveness of Wound Programmes in aged residential care – A Systematic review'

Elizabeth Frost – 'A Matter of Balance – Lateral thinking for management of a recalcitrant leg ulcer'

Stream 2

Emil Schmidt – 'Prospective randomised trial of low frequency ultrasound debridement in management of lower limb wounds'

Kate Gray – 'Sooner, better, more convenient – Positioning a virtual clinic (skin) in New Zealand's current health economic climate'

Emil Schmidt – 'Debridement within context of the EWMA Debridement Guidelines'

Invited Speaker

Dr David Young - 'Differential diagnosis of cellulitis & ulcers of the lower leg. Treatment of stasis dermatitis.'

Invited Speaker

Dr Glenn Colquhoun - 'Man with a wound'

Saturday 23rd May

Invited Speaker

Dr Richard Everts - 'Diagnosis and treatment of infected skin ulcers'

Keynote

Prof Bill McGuiness - 'How to include the patient ideas but still deliver best practice with wound care'

NZWCS Speaker

Mandy Pagan - 'Leg Ulcer Advisory Group Report'

Concurrent Sessions

Stream 1

Emil Schmidt – 'Applying evidence based clinical practice guidelines when treating pressure injuries'

Rebecca Aburn – 'Multidisciplinary approach to caring for the complex diabetic foot'

Stream 2

Felix Mariano – 'Artificial dermis and NPWT assisted reconstruction of large scalp defects'

Yvonne Denny – 'The wound is at 'E', what now? – My experiences using Keragel T.'

Workshops

Sharp debridement (Presenter: Jan Rice assisted by Cathy Hammond & Pam Mitchell)

Which dressing for which wound? (Presenter: Prue Lennox assisted by Margie Schofield)

Emollients & Creams – What, When & How? (Presenter: Dr David Young)

Hands-on practical applications for Venous leg Ulcer Guidelines (Presenter: Mandy Pagan)

Keynote

Jan Rice - 'Pressure injuries and IAD Realistic endpoints'

 

Conference 2015 photos


NZWCS Conference 2013

Auckland, 23-25 May 2013 at the Pullman Hotel and conference centre.

Keynote speakers:

Professor Gregory Schultz (United States)

Professor Neil Piller (Australia)

Professor Roy Kimble (Australia)

Conference 2013 Presentations

Please note that these presentation slides, incluidng text, pictures, diagrams and photographs remain the property of the individual presenters (or copyright holder where identified)and may not be reproduced (except printing for individual use). 

Just click on each presentation title and it will open as a PDF. You will need a PDF viewer (such as Adobe Reader) to view the presentations. 
Some presentations are large files (> 5MB).

The views expressed by presenters may not represent those of The New Zealand Wound Care Society Inc.


 Friday 24th May

Keynote
Prof. Greg Schultz - Molecular Regulation of Tissue Repair

Invited Speaker
Wayne Naylor - Palliative Wound Care

Invited Speaker
Dr. Steven Mills - A Plastic Surgeon's View on Wounds

Keynote
Prof Neil Piller - Understanding Oedema and Lymphoedema

Keynote
Prof. Roy Kimble - Paediatric Burns

Stream A - Paediatrics

Jacqui Finnigan - Epidermolysis Bullosa

Diana Purvis - The skin barrier: The key to eczema

Stream B - Older Person

Dr Jill Waters - Ageing Skin from a Geriatrician's perspective

Catherine Hammond and Julie Betts - Applying the Australian and New Zealand Venous Leg Ulcer Assessment and Management Guideline in Practice

Saturday 25th May

Keynote
Prof. Roy Kimble - The Management of Difficult Paediatric Wounds with Emphasis on NPWT

Invited Speaker
Christina Cullen - The impact of diet and dietary supplements on wound healing

Workshops

Keynote
Prof. Neil Piller - Early Detection; Its role in good treatment and management outcomes for chronic oedemas

Keynote
Prof. Greg Schultz - Advances in Diagnostics & Theranostics: The Future is Here