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Inaugural Wound Healing Teaching Day

Date:
Sat, March 3, 2012
Time:
8:30 am 5:00 pm

Presented by Montefiore Einstein Department of Family and Social Medicine for the Bronx-Westchester Academy of Family Physicians (BWAFP) at The Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, Rosedale Room Education Center, Billings Building, White Plains, NY 10605.

Intended Audience: Family Physicians, Family Medicine Residents, Other Primary Care Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Educators and Nurse Managers.

Registration: Complementary for first 50 registrants from Burke and Montefiore Einstein Staff, AAFP, NYSAFP and BWAFP members, Family medicine residents and family medicine interest group (FMIG) students. $ 30.00 for others. A check for $ 30.00 made for “BWAFP” needed at registration for everyone. Checks will be returned at the conference upon attendance to eligible free registrants.

Maximum capacity is 65. Registrations will be accepted on first come first served bases and preference is given to free registrants.

To Register: Send a $ 30.00 check for “BWAFP” with name designation address phone and e-mail information to, Gloria Negron Secretary Wound Healing Program Family and Social Medicine, Montefiori Hospital, 3335 Steuben Avenue, Bronx, NY 10467. Individuals may also register online.

Details: Chronic wounds, such as pressure ulcers, leg ulcers, and diabetic foot ulcers, are commonly encountered by physicians in both outpatient and inpatient settings. Family physicians are key, to prevention, early recognition, treatment and comprehensive management of patients with chronic wounds.

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Accurately diagnose pressure ulcers, leg ulcers, and diabetic foot ulcers.
2. Create appropriate management plans for these common wound types.
3. Apply compression dressings to non-ischemic leg ulcers.
4. Provide leadership for improvement in wound care.