5th International Conference on Skin Integrity and Infection Prevention

26th April 2019
 

07:30 Registration opens

8:00-9:00 3M Sponsored symposium 1

The importance of understanding good evidence is critical in how we move wound care to the next level

Karen Laforet

9:00-9:05 Chairs welcome

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

Dr. Leanne Atkin, Vascular Nurse Specialist, Mid Yorks NHS Trust & Lecturer Practitioner, 
University of Huddersfield, UK

9:05-9:20 Opening ceremony Indigenous elder – territory acknowledgement

9:20 – 10:00 Innovations and updates in skin integrity assessment and monitoring

Dr. Barbara Bates Jensen, Professor of Nursing and Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles

10:00-11:15 Burden of wound care: emotional and financial

Canadian experience: challenges unique to Canada, Patient experience

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

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

Tyler Tingle, Accessible Okanagan

Dr. Corrinne McIsaac, Associate Professor of Nursing, Cape Breton University

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

11:45-1:00 Burden of wound care: emotional and financial

The UK experience: the UK national wound care strategy

Dr. Leanne Atkin, Vascular Nurse Specialist, Mid Yorks NHS Trust & Lecturer Practitioner, 
University of Huddersfield, UK

Dr. Rachel Webb, Editor, Journal of Wound Care

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

14:00-15:00 Local wound care

15:00-16:00 Sponsored symposium 2

 
 27th April 2019
 

07:30 Registration opens

8:00-9:00 Sponsored symposium 3

9:00-9:15 Chairs opening remarks

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

Dr. Leanne Atkin, Vascular Nurse Specialist, Mid Yorks NHS Trust & Lecturer Practitioner, 
University of Huddersfield, UK

9:15-10:45 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

Topical cannabis-based medicines: a new epigenetic paradigm for wound management

Dr. Vincent Maida, Palliative Medicine & Wound Management Associate Professor, University of Toronto Medical Director at Hospice Vaughan, Canada

A Multi-functional Nutritional Liquid Scaffold for Treatment of Non-healing Wounds

Dr. Aziz Ghahary, Professor and Director of the Burn and Wound Healing Research group at University of British Columbia / Principal Investigator iCORD

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

11:15-12:15 Sponsored symposium 4

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

Dr. Carla Spina, Ph.D. Inorganic Nanomaterials

15:00-16:00 Case identification, cost and health care utilization of persons with spinal cord injury who have undergone surgical closure of pelvic stage IV pressure injuries

Laura Teague, MN, NP-Adult, PhD (c)