5th International Skin Integrity and Infection Prevention Conference: Ideas to action

 Friday 26th April

8:00 Registration opens

9:00-9:05 Chairs welcome
Dr. Nicola Waters, Associate Professor, Thompson Rivers University, Canada
Dr. Rachel Webb, Editor, Journal of Wound Care

9:05-9:20 Blessing/Territorial Welcome 

Indigenous Elder 

9:20 – 10:20 Innovations and updates in skin integrity assessment and monitoring
Dr. Barbara Bates Jensen, Professor of Nursing and Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles

10.20-10.50 Coffee, exhibition and poster viewing

10:50-12:15 Burden of wound care: emotional and financial
Canadian experience: challenges unique to Canada, Patient experience
Dr. Nicola Waters, Associate Professor, Thompson Rivers University, Canada
Tyler Tingle, Accessible Okanagan
Dr. Corrine McIsaac, Associate Professor of Nursing, Cape Breton University

12.15-13.15-Lunch, exhibition and poster viewing

13:15-14:00 Burden of wound care: emotional and financial
The UK experience: the UK national wound care strategy
Dr. Rachel Webb, Editor, Journal of Wound Care

14:00-15:00 Implementing interventions within the Canadian inter-cultural, rural context: the importance of knowledge exchange and community participation
Dr. Laurie Parsons, Medical Director, Alberta Health Services / University of Calgary
Dr. Adalberto Loyola-Sanchez Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta

15.00-15.30 Refreshments, exhibition and poster viewing

15:30-17.00 Workshop: Wound Care at the Frontlines - Tips and tools for adapting wound management to a variety of clinical setting

Sonya Cox, Community nurse, Interior Health Authority , North Okanagan, HCIS

Mary Ann Maclean, Clinical Practice Consultant, Wound, Ostomy & Continence 

Dr Laurie Parsons, Medical Director, Alberta Health Services / University of Calgary 

Dr. Nicola Waters, Associate Professor, Thompson Rivers University, Canada

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Saturday 27th April 2019

8:00 Registration opens

08.30-08.45 Chairs opening remarks
Dr. Nicola Waters, Associate Professor, Associate Professor, Thompson Rivers University, Canada
Dr. Rachel Webb, Editor, Journal of Wound Care

08.45-10:45 Innovations in diagnostics and wound care

Proteases as therapeutic targets for inflammatory skin conditions
Dr. David Granville, Principal Investigator, iCORD / University of British Columbia, Canada
A multi functional nutritional liquid scaffold for treatment of non-healing wounds: result of a human pilot study
Dr. Aziz Ghahary, Professor and Director of the Burn and Wound Healing Research group at University of British Columbia / Principal Investigator iCORD
Topical cannabis-based medicines: a new epigenetic paradigm for wound management
Dr. Vincent Maida, Associate Professor, University of Toronto; Medical Director, Hospice Vaughan & Consultant in Palliative Medicine & Wound Management, William Osler Health System

10:45-11:15 Coffee, exhibition and poster viewing

11:15-12:15  Sponsored symposium
The importance of understanding good evidence is critical in how we move wound care to the next level
Karen Laforet, Senior Consultant, KLaforet Consulting

12:15-13:00 Maintaining skin integrity
ISTAP - developing and implementing best practice in skin tear management
Dr. Kim Leblanc, Chair of the Wound Ostomy Continence Institute / Nurses Specialized in Wound Ostomy and Continence Care Canada (NSWOCC)

13:00-14:00 Lunch, exhibition and poster viewing

14:00-15:00 Prevention and treatment of infection: using research to influence practice
Infection prevention, biofilm and new technologies
Dr. Stephen Johnson, Vascular surgeon, Interior Health Authority, Kamloops, Canada

Investigating the Role of Antiseptics in Wound Infection Management
Dr. Carla Spina, Ph.D. Inorganic Nanomaterials

15:00-15.45 Case identification, cost and health care utilization of persons with spinal cord injury who have undergone surgical closure of pelvic stage IV pressure ulcers
Laura Teague, MN, NP-Adult, PhD (c)

15.45 Chairs Closing remarks:
Dr. Nicola Waters, Associate Professor, Thompson Rivers University, Canada
Dr. Rachel Webb, Editor, Journal of Wound Care