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The University of Huddersfield's Institute of Skin Integrity and Infection Prevention with NIHR HTC and JWC are delighted to announce the 2nd Skin and Infection Conference to be held on the 26th and 27th June 2017.  This unique 2 day conference will bring together a multi disciplinary team of expert international speakers to explore and investigate issues surrounding wound infection, identification, prevention and management of pressure. This conference will examine research in these areas and relate these to clinical practice giving practitioners genuine insight into how research can be put into practice and improve health related quality of life for patients.

The conference will offer participants:

  • The opportunity to debate key issues that are affecting practitioners in the real world of clinical practice An understanding of key elements for protecting tissue from sustained deformation
  • An understanding of the importance of bioengineering in a MDT
  • An insight into the future of effective wound imaging
  • An understanding of using thermal imaging to identify Surgical Site Infection 
  • The knowledge and skills for effective use of anti microbial treatments 
  • The knowledge to protect patients from harm and the effect of wound infection on Deprivation of Liberties
  • The knowledge to protect yourself from litigation
  • A valuable networking opportunity

The 2nd Skin Integrity & Infection Prevention Conference will be of value to:

  • Those working in tissue viability, including TVNs and tissue viability specialists
  • Those working in infection prevention
  • District nurses
  • Ward nurses
  • Medical staff
  • Post-graduate researchers
  • Engineers
  • Those working in procurement
  • Clinical Commissioning Groups
  • Industry

Delegate rates:

Full 2 day delegate rate : £100 (including VAT)

Full 2 day Industry rate : £200 (including VAT)

All rates include full conference documentation, CPD certificate, lunch and all refreshments.

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