Wounds Canada delivers several on-site educational opportunities across Canada each year. These workshops, led by wound care experts, provide valuable hands-on training to consolidate learning done through pre-reading activities.
More about: Changing Practice through Applied Knowledge
The “Changing Practice through Applied Knowledge” workshop is a 2-day, case-based course that focuses on helping learners apply their knowledge to real-life situations that are common in their practice. Topics covered can be tailored to best suit each group, but this workshop generally begins with a discussion of best practice and general wound-healing principles, followed by case-based learning related to pressure injuries, surgical wounds, lower-leg ulcers and diabetic foot ulcers, and ending with a discussion of how to make change happen in your practice setting.
More about: Advances for the Management of Diabetic Foot Complications
The “Advances for the Management of Diabetic Foot Complications” workshop is a one-day program that reviews the risk factors that contribute to the development of diabetic foot complications and helps learners design effective treatment plans. Topics covered in this workshops generally include: optimizing A1c, nutrition, BMI, blood pressure and cholesterol; diabetic foot screening; managing neuropathy; vascular assessment; optimizing local wound care through debridement, infection control, moisture balance and dressing selection; plantar redistribution tips; limb preservation strategies.
Changing Practice through Applied Knowledge Workshops currently scheduled:
|Date||Location/Venue||Registration||Course Fee||Important Info||Pre-reading|
|May 10-11, 2017||Kamloops, BC||Registration is now closed||$439 + GST||Click here to view the agenda||Click here to access pre-reading material
|November 14-15, 2017||Mississauga, ON||Register now!||$439 + HST||Agenda coming soon!||Click here to access pre-reading material
Watch this space for upcoming Diabetic Foot Workshops.