Burn and wound care is an infrequent and stressful occurrence in medical care. Immediate treatment and care can greatly impact patient outcomes. This conference is designed to update health care professionals on best practices related to the care of burn and wound patients.
Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, EMS Personnel, Fellows, Residents, Students and Other Interested Healthcare Providers
Jointly Provided By
Creighton University Office of Continuing Education
Attendees of this conference will develop an understanding of basic principles related to advanced burn and wound care leading them to an increased competence for caring for these patient populations.
Registration, Continental Breakfast and Visit Exhibits
Welcome and Program Overview
Christi Chaves, MA, RN, FACHE
Principles of Arterial/Venous Wounds
Matthew Goettsch, MD
Principles of Diabetic Wounds
Keith Hughes, MD
Break and Visit Exhibits
Principles of Grafting
Edmundo Rivera, MD
Principles of Donor Site Care and Post-op Graft Care
Esther A. Rathjen, RN, MSN, APRN-CCNS
Lunch and Visit Exhibits
Lunch Keynote: Place Matters: How Where We Live, Learn, Work & Play Affects Our Health
Autoimmune Diseases and Wound Healing
Paul Gobbo, MD
Break and Visit Exhibits
Principles of Prosthetics
Jason Dean, CPO
Principles of Continence Care and Ostomy Placement/Care
Deb Bussey, RN, BSN, CWOCN
Rhonda Souchek, RN, BSN, CWOCN
The What If’s of Burn and Wound Care Q&A
Wendy Bartholomai, RN, BSN
Evaluation and Adjournment
Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education designates this activity for 7.5 contact hours for nurses. Nurses should claim only credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This educational activity has been approved for up to 7.5 continuing education hours for all levels of EMS personnel through Creighton University.
In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education, CHI Health and LifeNet Air Medical Services. Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education (HSCE) is jointly accredited by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Disclosure Policy: It is the policy of Creighton University Health Sciences Continuing Education, to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all its educational activities. All faculty participating in this activity are expected to disclose to the audience any significant financial interest or other relationship he/she has with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) discussed in an educational presentation.
CHI Health Employees: $75
Non-CHI Health Employees: $90
Fellows, Residents, and Full-Time Students: $60