Join us for an educational conference known for presenting cutting edge wound care. Attended by physicians, therapists and nurses who want to make a difference in patient outcomes.
Day 1 – Friday, September 11, 2020
7:45 – 8:00 Welcome. Opening Remarks. Richard Simman, MD & Karen Brown, RN
Wounds of Lower Extremity
8:00 – 8:30 Venous vs. Lymphatic Ulcers: Pathophysiology and Treatment. John Lantis, MD
8:30 – 9:00 Non-Invasive Healing Predictive Tools in Patients with PVD. Fedor Lurie, MD, PhD
9:00 – 9:30 Medical vs. Surgical Treatment of Diabetic Ulcers with Osteomyelitis. Christine Miller, DPM, PhD
9:30 – 9:45 Panel Discussion. Moderator: Don Mrdjenovich, DPM
9:45 – 10:15 Coffee Break.
Advanced Therapies in Wound Care
10:15 – 10:45 New Therapies in Wound Care. Naz Wahab, MD
10:45 – 11:15 Cell and Tissue Products: What, When and Why? John Lantis, MD
11:15 – 11:45 Plastic Surgery Role in Wound Closure. Richard Simman, MD
11:45 – 12:00 Panel Discussion. Moderator: Christopher Winters, DPM
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch Break.
Pressure Ulcers, Atypical and Surgical Wounds
1:00 – 1:30 Update on Pressure Ulcers Classification and Medicolegal Implications. Jacalyn Brace, CNP, PhD
1:30 – 2:00 Atypical Wounds: Diagnosis and Treatment. Richard Simman, MD
2:00 – 2:30 Management of Ostomy Complications. Greg Sanchez, RN
2:30 – 2:45 Panel Discussion. Moderator: Naz Wahab, MD
2:45 – 3:15 Coffee Break.
Challenges of Caring for Wounds in Post-Acute Setting
3:15 – 3:45 Life Style Management and Wound Healing. Jenneffer Pulapaka, DPM
3:45 – 4:15 Health Literacy and Wound Management – It is Not Just About the Patient. Joanne Labiak, CRNP
4:15 – 4:45 There is No Place Like Home: Exploring Ongoing Care and Management of Wound Patients Receiving Home Health Care. Lisa Newell, PT and Monica Timko-Progar, RN
4:45 – 5:00 Panel Discussion. Moderator: Karen Brown, RN
5:00 – 5:15 Closing Remarks and Adjournment
Day 2 – Saturday, September 12, 2020
BACK TO BASICS IN WOUND CARE
An Introductory Course in Wound Care by ACCWS
7:45 – 8:00 Introduction / Welcome. Karen Brown RN.
8:00 – 8:30 Anatomy & Physiology of Skin. Mikhail Novikov MD.
8:30 – 9:00 Introduction to Wound Healing. Naz Wahab, MD.
9:00 – 10:00 Lower Extremity Wounds. Barry Creighton, DPM.
10:00 – 11:00 Pressure Ulcers. Mikhail Novikov, MD.
11:00 – 11:45 Nutrition and Wound Healing. Monica Timko-Progar, RN.
11:45 – 12:00 Discussion Panel. Moderator: Mikhail Novikov, MD.
12:00 – 12:15 Coffee Break.
12:15 – 1:00 Hands-on Multi-Layer Wrap Application Training with Medline (15 min).
Hands-on Juxta Lite Long-Term Compression Training with MediUSA (15 min).
Hands-on NPWT Application Training with Medela (15 min).
1:00 – 2:00 Wound Bed Preparation. Naz Wahab, MD.
2:00 – 3:00 Wound Dressing. Karen Brown, RN.
3:00 – 4:00 Off Loading Principles and Practices of Diabetic Foot Wounds. Karen Brown, RN.
4:00 – 4:15 Discussion Panel. Moderator: Karen Brown, RN.
4:15 – 4:30 Closing Remarks and Adjournment.
*Times are noted in Eastern Daylight Savings Time.
*Please note that our schedule is subject to change. Follow us on social media or check back at this page for updates.
ADVANCING THE STANDARDS OF WOUND CARE
2020 ANNUAL ACCWS SYMPOSIUM
September 11-12, 2020 | 8am-5pm
Learn More About Our Exceptional Speakers
John Lantis, MD
Fedor Lurie, MD
Jenneffer Pulapaka, DPM
Joanne Labiak, NP
Jacalyn Brace, PhD
Lisa Newell, PT
Greg Sanchez, RN
Karen Brown, BSN, RN
Christopher Winters, DPM
Immediate Past Chair
Monica Timko-Progar, RN
Christine Miller, DPM, PhD
Mikhail Novikov, MD
Naz Wahab, MD
Barry Creighton, DPM
Richard Simman, MD
Don Mrdjenovich, DPM
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a Virtual Symposium?
You will be able to enjoy the same educational experience online as our live annual symposium over two days. Our expert speakers will lead sessions in real time followed by a live Q&A.
Can I get credit for attending?
Yes! By attending accredited days, you will have the chance to earn up to 16 continuing education credits.
How should I prepare?
- Ensure you have access to a computer with a WIFI connection. We will simply provide a link to access the virtual conference.
- Before the date, take note of which day(s) you’d like to attend and jot down their times.
- Be ready to interact and ask questions of your session leaders.
What if I miss something?
A big benefit of our virtual conference is that each day will be recorded and you will have access to the content up to one year after the event. So, if you pay for the full conference now and are not able to attend day-of, you can still acess the material later.
Sponsor opportunities available!
Join us for an educational conference known for presenting cutting edge wound care. Attended by podiatrists, physicians, therapists and nurses who want to make a difference in patient outcomes.