One global conference – three time zones

Wounds International virtual event

One unique concept – One unique programme – Three individual broadcasts – Three great hosts

Asia Pacific – Monday 21st June, hosted by HariKrishna KR Nair
The Americas – Tuesday 22nd June, hosted by Dot Weir
Europe, Middle East and Africa – Wednesday 23rd June, hosted by Jacqui Fletcher

The Wounds International Virtual Event will provide key global insight and guidance at a time to suit you. The exciting and varied programme will reflect on our shared learning and highlight changes in wound care service delivery that have resulted from the COVID-19 pandemic, with a strong focus on strategies and guidelines, particularly for challenging aetiologies, which can enable clinicians involved in managing wounds to deliver the very best care.

We will be joined by speakers from around the world and from the global organisations that we work with, including the World Union of Wound Healing Societies, the International Wound Infection Institute, the International Skin Tears Advisory Panel and the International Surgical Wound Complications Advisory Panel.

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Taking place online

Wounds International virtual
21-23 June 2021

Agenda

Day 1

Monday 21st June

Host Dr HariKrishna Nair, commencing at 18.00 HKT

18.00 – 18.10 Host’s Welcome

18.10 – 18.30

What the Slough? Definitions and consensus, International Wound Infection Institute (IWII)

  • What is slough, why is it so important and why is it so poorly understood 
  • Establising a consensus on wound infection definitions 
  • Why update the IWII 2016 guidelines 

Karen Ousey (UK), Lindsay Kalan (US), Emily Haesler (AUS)

18.30 – 19.00

Reshaping the boundaries of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy in the Treatment of Acute and Chronic Wounds

Session supported by Smith & Nephew

  • Presenting new International Consensus Panel recommendations
  • Introducing a clinical decision-making pathway for appropriate use of single-use and traditional NPWT
  • Learn how to improve your clinical, patient and financial outcomes


Theresa Hurd (US)

19.00 – 19.05

Resource area viewing

19.05 – 19.20

The Periwound skin, why it matters and why you should worry (ISTAP Session)

  • Defining the periwound
  • Why the perwound matters
  • Identifying risk, prevention and education

  • Kim LeBlanc (Canada)

    19.20 – 19.35

    The importance of Perfusion in Wound Healing (AAWC)

  • Measuring blood flow to the wound
  • Results from a perfusion study
  • Tom Serena (US)

    19.35 -19.40

    Resource area viewing

    19.40 – 19.55

    Surgical Wound Complications – What’s the big deal? (ISWCAP)

  • The risk of complication
  • Identifying surgical wound complications: not just infection
  • Prevention and management
  •  

    Kylie Sandy-Hodgetts (AUS)

    19.55 – 20.10

    Wound Assessment in different skin tones

  • Skin assessment for all
  • Blanching – relevant to dark skin tones
  • Pan Pacific pressure injury classification
  •  

    Kerlyn Carville (AUS)

    20.10 – 20.20

    News from WUWHS

  • What next for the WUWHS
  • The WUWHS post COVID-19
  •  

    Gulnaz Tariq (UAE)

    Host closing comments

    Harikrishna KR Nair

    Day 2

    Tuesday 22nd June

    Host Dot Weir (US), commencing at 18.00 EDT

    18.00 – 18.10

    Host’s Welcome

    18.10 – 18.30

    What the Slough? Definitions and consensus, International Wound Infection Institute (IWII)

  • What is slough, why is it so important and why is it so poorly understood
  • Establising a consensus on wound infection definitions
  • Why update the IWII 2016 guidelines
  • Karen Ousey (UK), Lindsay Kalan (US), Emily Haesler (AUS)

    18.30 – 18.35

    Resource area viewing

    18.35 – 18.50

    The Periwound skin, why it matters and why you should worry (ISTAP Session)

  • Defining the periwound
  • Why the perwound matters
  • Identifying risk, prevention and education

  • Kim LeBlanc (Canada)

    18.50 – 19.05

    The importance of Perfusion in Wound Healing (AAWC)

    • Measuring blood flow to the wound
    • Results from a perfusion study

     Tom Serena (US)

    19.05 – 19.35

    Reshaping the boundaries of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy in the Treatment of Acute and Chronic Wounds
    Session supported by Smith & Nephew

  • Presenting new International Consensus Panel recommendations
  • Introducing a clinical decision-making pathway for appropriate use of single-use and traditional NPWT
  • Learn how to improve your clinical, patient and financial outcomes

  • Robert Kirsner (US)

    19.35 – 19.40

    Resource area viewing

    19.40 – 19.55
    Surgical Wound Complications – What’s the big deal? (ISWCAP)

    • The risk of complication
    • Identifying surgical wound complications: not just infection
    • Prevention and management

     Kylie Sandy-Hodgetts (AUS)

    19.55 – 20.10

    Wound Assessment in different skin tones

  • Skin assessment for all
  • Blanching – relevant to dark skin tones
  • Pan Pacific pressure injury classification
  •  

    Kerlyn Carville (AUS)

    20.10 – 20.20

    News from WUWHS

    • What next for the WUWHS
    • The WUWHS post COVID-19

    Gulnaz Tariq (UAE)

    Host closing comments

    Dot Weir (US)

    Day 3

    Wednesday 23rd June

    Host Jacqui Fletcher (UK), commencing at 10am BST

    10.00 – 10.10

    Host’s Welcome

    10.10 – 10.30

    What the Slough? Definitions and consensus, International Wound Infection Institute (IWII)

  • What is slough, why is it so important and why is it so poorly understood (LK)
  • Establising a consensus on wound infection definitions (EH)
  • Why update the IWII 2016 guidelines (KO)
  • Karen Ousey (UK), Lindsay Kalan (US), Emily Haesler (AUS)

    10.30 – 10.35

    Resource area viewing

    10.35 – 10.50

    The Periwound skin, why it matters and why you should worry (ISTAP Session)

  • Defining the periwound
  • Why the perwound matters
  • Identifying risk, prevention and education

  • Kim LeBlanc (Canada)

    10.50 – 11.20

    Reshaping the boundaries of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy in the Treatment of Acute and Chronic Wounds
    Session supported by Smith & Nephew

    • Presenting new International Consensus Panel recommendations
    • Introducing a clinical decision-making pathway for appropriate use of single-use and traditional NPWT
    • Learn how to improve your clinical, patient and financial outcomes

    Sian Famurola (UK)

    11.20 – 11.35

    The importance of Perfusion in Wound Healing (AAWC)

  • Measuring blood flow to the wound
  • Results from a perfusion study
  •  

    Tom Serena (US)

    11.35 – 11.40

    Resource area viewing

    11.40 – 11.55

    Surgical Wound Complications – What’s the big deal? (ISWCAP)

  • The risk of complication
  • Identifying surgical wound complications: not just infection
  • Prevention and management
  •  

    Kylie Sandy-Hodgetts (AUS)

    11.55 – 12.10

    Wound Assessment in different skin tones

  • Skin assessment for all
  • Blanching – relevant to dark skin tones
  • Pan Pacific pressure injury classification
  •  

    Kerlyn Carville (AUS)

    12.10 – 12.20

    News from WUWHS

  • What next for the WUWHS
  • The WUWHS post COVID-19
  •  

    Gulnaz Tariq (UAE)

    Host closing comments

    Jacqui Fletcher (UK)

    Hosts

    Host: Monday 21st June

    Harikrishna KR Nair, Editor-in-Chief of Wounds Asia; Head and Consultant of Wound Care Unit, Department of Internal Medicine, Kuala Lumpur Hospital, Malaysia

    Host: Tuesday 22nd June

    Dot Weir, Wound Clinician, Consultant/Saratoga Hospital Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine

    Host: Wednesday 23rd June

    Jacqui Fletcher, Independent Wound Care Consultant, UK

    Speakers

    All event days

    Kerlyn Carville (AUS)

    Wednesday

    23 June

    Sian Fumarola (UK)

    Monday 21 June

    Emily Haesler (AUS)

    Monday 21 June

    Theresa Hurd (US)

    Tuesday 22 June

    Lindsay Kalan (US)

    Tuesday 22 June

    Rob Kirsner (US)

    All event days

    Kim LeBlanc (CAN)

    Tuesday 22 June

    Karen Ousey (UK)

    All event days

    Kylie Sandy-Hodgetts (AUS)

    All event days

    Tom Serena (US)

    All event days

    Gulnaz Tariq (UAE)

    Sponsors

    Smith & Nephew

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