The New Zealand Wound Care Society Inc

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

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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