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WOCNext 2019

Combatting Wound Chronicity with MORE THAN SILVER™ Technology


Jun 25, 2019 7:00am ‐ Jun 25, 2019 8:30am



Credits: None available.

Free

Description

With the increasing awareness of underlying conditions that promote wound chronicity, non-healing wounds continue to challenge clinicians. Finding effective, yet economical, treatments for these stalled, nonhealing wounds remains a priority. Expert speakers will share the latest clinical and scientific understandings of the role that complex wound bioburden plays in delayed healing, followed by real world experience with a new and innovative antimicrobial dressing clinically shown to facilitate progression of wounds toward healing. 

Learner Outcome:

  • The causes and implications of wound chronicity, including biofilm.
  • Importance of early and appropriate wound bed preparation and the science behind MORE THAN SILVER™ Technology.
  • The choice of wound dressing matters – clinical impact of adding the AQUACEL™ Ag Advantage dressing with MORE THAN SILVER Technology to the wound treatment protocol.

Speaker(s):

  • Mr. Philip Bowler, MPhil, BSc, FIBMS, VP for Science and Technology, ConvaTec
  • Catherine T. Milne, APRN, MSN, ANP/ACNS-BC, CWOCN-AP, Advanced Practice WOC Nurse, Connecticut Clinical Nursing Associates; Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine

Credits

Credits: None available.

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