Scalpels to Stem Cells

1st Annual Wound Care Symposium

October 16-17, 2015
Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
222 Richmond Street, Providence RI 02912 

Program Description
The 1st Annual Rhode Island Hospital and Alpert Medical School Wound Care Symposium presented by a multidisciplinary center team and faculty supplemented by perspectives from nationally recognized leaders in wound care: Paul Y. Liu, MD, Gary W. Gibbons, MD, FACS, Elof Errikkson, MD, PhD, Lisa J. Gould, MD, PhD, FACS, and Dennis P. Orgill, MD, PhD. This symposium will provide attendees who study and treat wounds across all practice settings with state-of-the-art review of clinical problems and research information.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Employ an interdisciplinary approach to wound prevention, treatment, and limb salvage.
  2. Describe the comprehensive management of patients with venous, arterial, and diabetic wounds.
  3. Provide optimal healthcare delivery through improved understanding and the use of novel wound care technologies that allows for better outcomes.
  4. Describe various factors that inhibit wound healing including medical co-morbidities, commonly used drugs anddevices, and other challenges.
  5. Assess existing evidence-based criteria for efficacy of commonly used wound care treatments including negative pressure wound therapy and hyperbaric oxygen therapy

Target Audience
The conference is designed for the interdisciplinary team of Physicians, Podiatrists, Nurses, Researchers involved inwound healing or wound care issues.

Registration Information

Register Online
Conference registration fee includes: Reception, breakfast, breaks, lunch, access to an online syllabus, complimentary on-site parking, and CME/CE Credits as well as: 1 year complimentary membership in the Wound Healing Society, eligible for member discount to Spring SAWC Meeting in Atlanta GA, May, 2016 and access to Wound Healing Society Members-only networking.

Registration Fees

Early Bird Rate: Register through August 31st
$250.00 MD’s, DO’s, DPM’s
$125.00 NP’s, RN’s and PT’s
Free Residents and Medical Students

Register after September 1st
$275.00 MD’s, DO’s, DPM’s
$150.00 NP’s, RN’s and PT’s
Free Residents and Medical Students

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