Date: May 13 - 14, 2010
Location: Hilton Netherlands Hotel - Get Directions
Nearly 90 people from two countries and 21 states were at this conference. Conference feedback was very good and we are planning another conference next year, just a little larger.
Information was shared on skin changes at life’s end, pain management, maggot therapy, surgical and vascular interventions, support surfaces, and palliative wound care. The program schedule was:
|5/13||3:00 - 3:15pm||Welcome and Introduction.||
Aletha Tippett, MD; Co-Director
|5/13||3:15 - 4:15pm||Skin Changes at Life’s End.||
Diane Krasner, PhD, RN, Co-chair of SCALE consensus project.
|5/13||4:15- 5:15pm||Palliative Wound Care: A Pharmacist’s View||
Lorin D. Yolch, PharmD, ProCare HospiceCare.
|5/13||5:30 - 7:30pm||Reception with Exhibitors in Pavilion Room, 4th Floor|
|5/14||8:00 - 9:00am||Panel: Vascular and Surgical Approaches in Palliative Wound Care||
Monica Hunter, MD, vascular surgeon
|5/14||9:00 - 10:00am||Maggot Therapy in Palliative Care||
Ron Sherman, MD, Specialist in infectious disease, responsible for FDA approval of maggots
|5/14||10:00 - 10:30am||Break in the Pavilion Room|
|5/14||10:30 - 11:30am||Pain Management in Palliative Wound Care||
Carrie Sussman, PT, DPT, Author and therapist, private consultant.
|5/14||11:30 - 12:30pm||Palliative Wound Care||
Oscar Alvarez, PhD, Conference Co-Director, Director of Research Center for Palliative Wound Care, Calvary Hospital, Bronx, NY
|5/14||12:30 - 1:30pm||Lunch with exhibitors in Pavilion Room, 4th Floor|
|5/14||1:30 - 2:30pm||Chronic Wounds at End of Life||
Aletha Tippett, MD, Conference Co-Director; private wound consultant, President, Hope of Healing Foundation.
|5/14||2:30 - 3:30pm||Aggressive Palliative Wound Care||
Rick Hall, RN, CWCN, Nurse manager with Kansas hospice.
|5/14||3:30 - 4:00pm||Break in the Pavilion Room|
|5/14||4:00 - 5:15pm||Support Surfaces: Science and Practice/Prevention and Treatment of Pressure/Ulcers Using Flotation||
James Spahn, MD, CEO EHOB, Inc., retired ENT surgeon; Aletha Tippett, MD
|5/14||5:15 - 5:30pm||Closing Remarks/Evaluations/Critique|