Hands-on Workshops at Wounds Canada Fall Conference Niagara Falls
Hands-on workshops are small group settings where attendees will have a chance to interact closely with faculty and materials related to each workshops subject matter. These workshops will take place on Thursday, October 3rd from 4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m at the Hilton Fallsview Hotel.
Please note - you must be registered to attend the Wounds Canada Fall Conference in Niagara Falls in order to register for a hands-on workshop.
The two hands-on workshops being held this year are:
Ostomy Care 101
Come and join your colleagues in learning the latest techniques for establishing a secure ostomy seal for your patient! Attendees of this interactive ostomy conference event will receive an overview of the pathophysiology specific to the different types of ostomies. Additionally, they will have a hands-on opportunity to work with various pouching systems and accessory products. The event will include actual video footage of people with an ostomy and optimum care practices.
Biopsy, Suturing and Bedside Sharp Debridement
In this session, delegates will learn when and why performance of biopsy, suturing and bedside sharp debridement skills are indicated or contraindicated and will explore the risks associated with these procedures and alternative treatment options. Speakers will describe the assessment components that should be performed prior to performing these skills and will demonstrate these skills on a pig’s foot. Participants will learn how to evaluate the effectiveness of these procedures and will discuss referral sources for patients who require more complex assessment and/or treatment. Finally, speakers will discuss ways to seek out mentorship opportunities within various workplaces so that participants can further practice their skills.
1. Discuss when and why performance of the skills may be indicated (and not indicated), alternatives, the risks associated with the procedures and the resources required to perform the skills
Attendees may pick one workshop.
October 3rd, 2019 4:00 PM through 6:30 PM
6361 Fallsview Blvd.
Niagara Falls, ON L2G 3V9