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Wound Care Conference - CME Point TBA

Theme

Improving patient care through progressive wound care

 

Overview

After much anticipation, the Middle East Wound Care conference returns to the Patient Safety Exhibition and Congress portfolio with an all-new dynamic programme. Carefully developed to provide comprehensive education for the treatment of wounded patients, regional and international experts will share their expertise in key areas of wound care to translate new evidence based knowledge into best practice.

The two-day programme will incorporate both didactic lectures, as well as practical workshops, ensuring all delegates take away skills that can be immediately utilised within their healthcare institution, for the immediate improvement in the quality of patient care.

Benefits of attending:

  • Discuss practical, patient-centered, cost-effective approaches to wound care
  • Evaluate best practice for dressing technique
  • Determine the challenges associated with complex wounds and identify best practice for their management
  • Develop practical skills for improved manual handling, diabetic testing and negative pressure wound therapy techniques

Key topics:

  • Management of complex wounds
  • Advancing dressing technique
  • Negative pressure wound therapy
  • Manual handling
  • Diabetic testing

Scientific Committee
Local Chair:

Gulnaz Tariq, Unit Manager, Wound Care, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC), Abu Dhabi, UAE

 

Who should attend

  • Nurse Educators
  • Clinical Nurse Specialists
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Wound Care Nurse/Specialists
  • Nurse Managers
  • Charge Nurses
  • General Surgeons
  • Vascular Surgeons
  • Plastic Surgeons
  • Reconstructive Surgeons
  • Emergency Physicians
  • Podiatrists
  • Physicians
  • Physiotherapists
DAY 1: Saturday, 27 October 2018
09:10

Opening remarks by Conference Chair:

Gulnaz Tariq, President, International Inter-Professional Wound Care Group (IIWCG), Senior Charge Nurse/Unit Manager: Wound Care Services, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, UAE

SESSION 1
Moderator: Dr Jassin Hamed, Consultant, Internal Medicine, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, UAE
09:20

Keynote address: The diabetic foot; Where we are and where we are heading to?

Ruth Elizabeth Choudhry, Corporate Clinical Integration Administrative Partner, Corporate Medical Division, Abu Dhabi Health Services – SEHA, Abu Dhabi, UAE

09:50

Novel and safe clinical practice: Telemedicine assisted wound care management

Dr Saira Baloch, Medical Director and Physician, Wound Care & Hyperbaric Medicine Clinic, Texas Health Allen Hospital, Dallas, USA

Dr Suhail Chughtai, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Clinical Director & Medico-Legal Examiner, Medico Legal Professionals Ltd, Chairman, Medical City Online, London, UK 

10:50 Coffee Break

SESSION 2

Moderator: Dr Nahla Abdulrahman Al Mansoori, General Practitioner, Abu Dhabi HealthServices – SEHA, Abu Dhabi, UAE

11:20

Patient cantered concerns

Dr Jassin Hamed, Consultant, Internal Medicine, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, UAE

11:50

Debunking Myths: “But we have always done it this way’’

 

  • Beji George, ‎Wound Care Nurse, ‎Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Jasmine Jose, Wound Care Nurse, ‎Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, UAE 

 

12:20

Incidence and prevalence: No Chata without Data 

Salvacion Cruz, Charge Nurse, Wound Care, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, UAE

13:20 Interactive Q & A
13:30

Lunch break 

SESSION 3: PRACTICAL WORKSHOP SESSIONS
Moderator:

  • Beji George, ‎Wound Care Nurse, ‎Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Salvacion Cruz, Charge Nurse, Wound Care, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, UAE
14:30

Practical 1: Negative Pressure Wound Therapy 

15:30

Coffee Break

16:00

Practical 2: Manual Handling

16:50

Chair Closing Remarks

17:00 Close of Day 1 Conference
DAY 2: Sunday, 28 October 2018
09:40

Opening remarks by Conference Chair:

Gulnaz Tariq, President, International Inter-Professional Wound Care Group (IIWCG), Senior Charge Nurse/Unit Manager: Wound Care Services, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, UAE

SESSION 4
09:50

Keynote address: How to go about infected wounds

Sabah Omar, Wound & Stoma Care, Charge Nurse, Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, UAE

10:30 Interactive Q & A
10:50 Coffee Break
SESSION 5: Moderator: Gulnaz Tariq, President, International Inter-Professional Wound Care Group (IIWCG), Senior Charge Nurse/Unit Manager: Wound Care Services, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, UAE
11:20

Plenary address: Let’s talk about Sking Tears

Gulnaz Tariq, President, International Inter-Professional Wound Care Group (IIWCG), Senior Charge Nurse/Unit Manager: Wound Care Services, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, UAE

12:00

Biofilms effects in wound healing

Dr Golnar PrudHomme, Clinical Associate, Heart and Vascular Institute, Wound Care Specialist Physician, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE

12:30

Osteomyelitis to remove or keep the bone

Speaker tbc

13:00

Interactive Q & A

13:30

Lunch Break

SESSION 6: PRACTICAL WORKSHOP SESSIONS
Moderator:

  • Ruth Elizabeth Choudhry, Corporate Clinical Integration Administrative Partner, Corporate Medical Division, Abu Dhabi Health Services - SEHA, Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Katherine F Morris, Nurse Manager, Acute Care, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE 
14:30

Practical 1: Diabetic Test 

15:30

Coffee Break

16:00

Practical 2: Manual Handling

16:50

Chair Closing Remarks

17:00 Close of Day 2 Conference

Gulnaz Tariq

President International Inter-Professional Wound Care Group (IIWCG), Senior Charge Nurse/Unit Manager: Wound Care Services

Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, UAE


Beji George

Wound Care Nurse

Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, UAE 

Dr Golnar PrudHomme, Clinical Associate, Heart and Vascular Institute, Wound
Care Specialist Physician, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE




Jasmine Jose

Wound Care Nurse, ‎Sheikh

Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, UAE 



Dr Jassin Hamed

Consultant, Internal Medicine

Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, UAE


Katherine F Morris,
Nurse Manager, Acute Care, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE 

Dr Nahla Abdulrahman Al Mansoori,
General Practitioner

Abu Dhabi Health
Services – SEHA, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ruth Elizabeth Choudhry

Corporate Clinical Integration Administrative Partner, Corporate Medical Division

Abu Dhabi Health Services – SEHA, Abu Dhabi, UAE


Sabah Omar

Wound & Stoma Care, Charge Nurse

Tawam Hospital, Al Ain, UAE


Salvacion Cruz

Charge Nurse, Wound Care

Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, UAE