Presentations

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PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS

WORKSHOP 2
Wound Dressings: To dress or not to dress – how do we navigate?
Geoff Sussman (TL)

 

WORKSHOP 8
Critical appraisal of wound resources and literature
Bill McGuiness (TL)

 

CONFERENCE PROGRAM

CONFERENCE OPENING

Health Minister Formal opening

The Hon Greg Hunt MP, Minister for Health

PLENARY SESSION 2

Cutting edge innovations now and in the future for persons with Diabetes Mellitus
Prof Alberto Piaggesi, University of Pisa, Italy (PART 1 AND PART 2)

The past, the present and future for skin integrity
Prof Karen Ousey, University of Huddersfield, England

Present and future innovations from the laboratory in healing and scarring
Prof Allison Cowin, University of South Australia

PLENARY SESSION 3 – DIABETES MELLITUS

Interventions to the tibial vessels and pedal arch – Genius or madness?
Prof Patrice Mwipatayi, University of Western Australia

The Global view and innovations in developing countries
Prof Alberto Piaggesi, University of Pisa, Italy

Clinical Challenges and the wellbeing of a person with Diabetes Mellitus
Dr Kevin Woo, West Park Health Center, Canada

PLENARY SESSION 4 – INFECTION

Advancing knowledge of wound infection
Prof Thomas Bjarnsholt, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Epidemiology, transmission and treatment of Buruli ulcer in Australia
Prof Paul Johnson, University of Melbourne

Current and future management strategies: Where is the science and the patient taking us?
Dr Matt Malone, Liverpool Hospital

PLENARY SESSION 5 – SKIN DISEASES

Lotions and potions now and beyond for skin care
A/Prof Geoff Sussman, Monash University

What else could it be?
Prof Paul Johnson, University of Melbourne

INNOVATION TANK

Bill McGuiness, La Trobe Alfred Clinical School

INNOVATIONS

  1. Reusable total contact off-loading orthotic for neuropathic plantar foot ulcers
    Allan Donnelly, Qcity Podiatry & Healthcare
  2. Looking after your legs – prevention is better than cure
    Louise Webber, Wound Therapies
  3. A pathway for identification and management of fungal infections associated with incontinence associated dermatitis.
    Marita Ticchi, Regional Wounds Victoria
  4. Reducing the incidence of pressure injuries in aged care-optimising assessment, classification and treatment
    Karen Wendland, Bayside Wound Group

 

CONCURRENT SESSIONS 1
1A
Health Economics
1B
Aging
1C
Models of practice
1D
Infection/Biofilm
1E
Pressure Injury
 

Aging and wound healing

Michael Woodward,
Austin Health

 

Introduction

Thomas Bjarnsholt,
University of Copenhagen

 

 
 

Malnutrition independently associated with skin tears in hospital in-patient setting

Emma Munro,
Fuel Your Life

 

An Australian Native Plant: A novel broad-spectrum antibiotic for treating biofilms and common wound-colonising bacteria

Trudi Collet,
Queensland University of Technology

 

Utilising a health promotion based quality improvement program to put pressure on venous leg ulcers.

Michael Woodward,
Austin Health

     

 

CONCURRENT SESSIONS 2
2A
Wound Research
2B
Unique patient populations
2C
International
Stream
2D
High Risk Foot

The importance of wound and tissue healing research

Michael Woodward,
Austin Health

Challenges in wound healing in people living with dementia

Jing Dinglasan,
Melbourne Health

Report on WAWLC and INTERPLAST

Jan Rice,
Wound Care Services

Risk factors for foot ulceration in adults with end-stage renal disease on dialysis

Michelle Kaminski,
La Trobe University

Announcement of 2018 research award(s): presentation of project outlines

Nikki Frescos,
La Trobe University

Surgical wound assessment documentation: a chart audit

Thi Thu Hien Do,
Queensland University of Technology

 

The explorer study: a breakthrough in the management of neuro-ischaemic diabetic foot ulcers

Emilio Galea,
Urgo Medical

 

2E  Speed Talks

Prescription of pressure injury preventative interventions following risk assessment: A descriptive, exploratory study

Josephine Lovegrove, The Prince Charles Hospital

A Nurse-Led Evidence Based Practice (EBP) Initiative to Prevent Hospital Acquired Pressure Injury (HAPI)

Gabrielle Hutchens, King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center, Saudi Arabia

Wound Clinical Nurse Consultants (CNC’s) in metropolitan Melbourne: it’s time to collaborate

Hannah Tudor, Melbourne Health

Towards an evidence-based intervention to enhance concordance with compression bandaging

Sharon Boxall, Curtin University

Implementation of a Healthy Skin Champion program to reduce hospital acquired pressure injuries.

Jo Van Rooyen, Royal Perth Hospital

Looking beyond measurements: Holistic review of using pneumatic compression pump for lymphedema and wound management

Sally Kime, Bolton Clarke

Offloading the diabetic charcot foot and avoiding re-ulceration

David Sutton, Bilby Shoes

 

CONCURRENT SESSIONS 3
3A
Industry Innovations
3B
Skin Integrity
3C
Lower Leg Wounds
3D
The Patient Context
3E
Innovation & Practice
3F
Wound Bed Preparation

A novel session about new products, how they get to you and how to evaluate them

Terry Swanson,
South West Healthcare

Prevalence of pressure injury in adults presenting to the Emergency Department by ambulance

Sandra Miles,
Australian Catholic University

Introduction and presentation by Chair

Alberto Piaggesi,
University of Pisa

Introduction and presentation by Chairs

Kevin Woo,
West Park Health Center; and
Zena Moore,
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland

Preventing pressure injuries in the high risk foot: A quality improvement project.

Lucy Stopher,
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital

Introduction and presentation by Chair

Greg Schultz,
University of Florida

Hospital-acquired pressure injuries: are they correctly diagnosed and reported? A mixed methods study

Michelle Barakat-Johnson; and
Thomas Leong,
Sydney Local Health District

Barriers and enablers of concordance with long term compression therapy; a scoping literature review.

Chloe Jansz,
Healthcare United

Moving towards the possibility of amputation in critical limb ischaemia: understanding the phenomena

Susan Monaro,
Concord Repatriation General Hospital

 

Lessons learnt using Intergra® in lower leg and high risk foot wounds.

Donna Angel,
Royal Perth Hospital

 

An integrative review of skin failure: What do we know and where are we going?

Lizanne Dalgliesh,
Queensland Health

Approaches to aid compression application and removal

Bill McGuiness,
La Trobe Alfred Clinical School

Merely a leak or is it a failed dressing?

Mark Stewart,
Royal Melbourne Hospital