Portland Wound & Foot Conference
Portland Wound & Foot Conference


 


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Portland, Oregon March 28 & 29, 2014 Wound & Foot Care Conference

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Where:

Sunnybrook Medical Office
9900 SE Sunnyside Road, Clackamas OR 97015
Conference Rooms A & B

You'll be awarded 12.0 Nursing CE Contact Hours for attending this conference.
Dr. Julia Overstreet is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP15965, for 6.0 contact hours per day.

Day One: "Wound Care Fundamentals"
Day Two: "Foot Care Fundamentals"

Speaker:

Dr. Julia Overstreet, DPM, FAPWCA
Podiatric Physician and Surgeon
Wound Care Specialist
High Risk Foot Care Specialist

Day One Conference Itinerary
"Wound Care Fundamentals"


8:30 – 9:00 Registration

9:00 – 9:45 Lower Extremity Physical Examination
Arterial, Venous, Neurologic Exam and Testing
Ankle Brachial Index, Toe Brachial Index, Monofilament Testing, Venous Disease

9:45 – 10:30 Chronic Wound Healing Fundamentals
How do the cells and tissues coordinate the healing process
How does wound closure and epithelialization really happen?

10:30 – 10:45 Break

10:45 – 12:00 Tissue Health, Cleansing, Debridement
How do you keep the skin healthy and the patient as pain free as possible while preventing infection
What new modalities can help

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch - Provided

1:00 –1:45 Hidden Secrets to Seeing What a Wound is Telling You
What is infection vs inflammation, Eschar, Maceration, Curled Boarders, Undermining

1:45 - 2:30 Break

2:30 – 2:45 Take the Mystery Out of Wound Dressing Selection

3:30 – 4:30 Wound Care Protocols and Case Studies

Day Two
"Foot Care Fundamentals"


8:30 – 9:00 Day Two - Registration

9:00 – 10:30 Lower Extremity Physical Examination
Arterial, Venous, Neurologic Exam and Testing
Ankle Brachial Index, Toe Brachial Index, Monofilament Testing, Venous Disease

10:30 – 10:45 Break

10:45 – 12:00 Biomechanical and Physical Assessment of the Foot
Anatomy & biomechanics of the foot
Musculoskeletal evaluation including foot function, gait cycle, range of motion and deformities
Proper footwear assessment and modification

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch - Provided

1:00 – 3:30 Pedal Skin Conditions: Assessment & Treatment
Diagnosis and treatment of warts, blisters, tinea pedis, paronychia and maceration
Pathophysiology and treatment of hyperkeratotic lesions

3:30 - 3:45 Break

3:45 – 5:00 Toenail Assessment and Care
Diagnosis and management of onychomychosis, trauma, ingrown, toenail and other nail conditions;
Infection control for patients and clinicians, cleaning and disinfection of equipment;
Policies, procedures and guidelines for high risk foot care


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