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Bronx-Westchester Academy of Family Physician’s (BWAFP) Presents:3rd Annual Wound Healing Teaching DaySponsored by Montefiore Department of Family & Social Medicine and Burke Rehabilitation HospitalSaturday, September 6, 20148:30 A.M. — 3:00 P.M.Burke Rehabilitation HospitalRosedale Room Education Center, Billings Building785 Mamaroneck Avenue White Plains, NY 10605Registration is Complimentary for first 50 registrants. To Register: Send a $30.00 check for “BWAFP” with name designation address phone and email information to: Gloria Negron Secretary, Montefiore Wound Healing Program, and 3544 Jerome Avenue, Bronx NY 10467 Email: GNEGRON@montefiore.org. Checks will be returned at the conference upon attendance. Maximum capacity is 65. Registrations will be accepted on a first come first served basis and preference is given to BWAFP members, family medicine physicians and residents and family medicine interest group (FMIG) students and Burke and Montefiore Einstein Staff. Statement of Purpose: 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 the key, to prevention, early recognition, treatment, and comprehensive management of patients with chronic wounds.Course Objectives at the end of this course, participants will be able to:1. Optimize diabetic foot ulcer outcomes.2. Optimize pressure ulcer outcomes.3. Learn evaluation and management of leg ulcers4. Learn about evidence base for hyperbaric therapy for wound managementApproved for 5.0 hours of AAFP prescribed credit and Nursing CEU credits. Approval Statement is asfollows: This Live activity, Wound Teaching Day, with a beginning date of September 6th, 2014, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 5.0 prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Conference Agenda8:30 A.M. – 9:00 A.M. BREAKFAST9: 00 A.M. – 10:15 A.M. Optimizing Diabetic foot outcomes: Risk stratification, prevention, early detection and treatments – Anna Flattau, MD10:15 A.M. – 11:15 A.M. Optimizing pressure ulcer outcomes: Evaluating the whole patient and his/her environment – Lorraine Poliey, RN11:15 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. An interdisciplinary approach in the prevention and treatment ofpressure ulcers – Interdisciplinary Burke Wound Care Team12:00 P.M. – 1:00 P.M. LUNCH1:00 P.M. – 2:00 P.M. Leg Ulcers: Beyond the venous stasis ulcer – Carolyn Andrews, PA-C2:00 P.M. – 3:00 P.M. What is the evidence for hyperbaric oxygen in wound healing? – Sharone Jacobs, MD
Sudhir Vaidya, MD FRCS(G) FAAFPClinical Associate Professor Family and Community Medicine New York Medical CollegeThe Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, OmintAnna Flattau, MD MSc MSClinical Assistant Professor Director Wound Healing Program Department of Family & Social Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Sharone Jacobs, MD Assistant Professor Department of Surgery Wound Healing and Hyperbaric ProgramCarolyn Andrews PA-C, MS, CWS Senior Physician Assistant Wound Healing ProgramLorraine Poliey RN, WCC, DAPWCA Wound Care Manager Montefiore Home Health Wound Care
Team Members at Burke Rehabilitation Hospital:
Sudhir Vaidya MD, Chairman Wound Management CommitteeStephanie Campbell, RN, BSN, CRRN Assistant Nursing DirectorKathleen Barrett RN, FNP, CRRN Nurse Educator Pauline Jones RN, FNP, CRRN Nurse EducatorPatricia Coar MPH, RD, CDN Clinical Nutrition ManagerElizabeth Dominick, PT, DPT, MS, NCS Clinical Team Leader for SCI ProgramLindsay Seargent OTR Team Leader TBI Program