5th International Conference on Skin Integrity and Infection Prevention

26th April 2019

07:30 Registration opens

8:00-9:00 Sponsored symposium 1

9:00-9:15 Chair's 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

 9:15-9:30 Opening ceremony Indigenous elder – territory acknowledgement

9:30-10:45 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 Corrine McIsaac, Associate Professor of Nursing, Cape Breton University

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

11:15-12:00 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

12:00-13:00 Sponsored symposium 2

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 Sponsored symposium 3

 

27th April 2019

07:30 Registration opens

8:00-9:00 Sponsored symposium 4

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

How ageing, immobility and diabetes affect tissue - Dr David Granville, Principal Investigator, iCORD / University of British Columbia, Canada

Topical cannabis in wound healing - Dr Vincent Maida, Palliative Medicine & Wound Management Associate Professor, University of Toronto Medical Director at Hospice Vaughan, Canada

Pressure ulcers and biological skin substitutes - Dr Aziz Ghahary, Principal Investigator iCORD, Professor at UBC

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

11:15-12:15 Sponsored symposium 5

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 Maintaining skin integrity

Innovation, biomedical devices and sheer injuries during transfer

Innovations and updates in skin integrity assessment and monitoringDr Barbara Bates Jensen, Professor of Nursing, University of California, Los Angeles

15:00-16:00 Sponsored symposium 6