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World Union of Wound Healing Societies (WUWHS)

Le thème du cinquième congrès du WUWHS s'intitule "Une vision, une mission" et aura lieu à Florence (Italie) du 25 au 29 septembre 2016. Le congrès offre un programme scientifique étendu, dont différents symposiums, des formations, des ateliers et sessions avec des experts internationaux de premier plan dans la gestion de soins de plaies.  

L'accent sur les résultats et connaissances

Mölnlycke Health Care participera au congrès avec une attention particulière aux domaines fondamentaux comme la prévention d’escarres, les soins de plaies postopératoires et les résultats économiques de la santé.

Nous serons présents au 'Florence Congress Centre' avec un stand. De plus, nous présenterons un nouveau document consensuel important d'un groupe de spécialistes sur la prévention d'escarres. Nous organiserons également plusieurs sessions éducatives, dont trois colloques. 

Programme des symposiums

Colloque A - le mardi 27 septembre 
The need for consensus: Doing everything possible to prevent pressure injuries.
12h15 - 13h15 Le déjeuner est prévu
Président: Keith Harding
Orateurs: Joyce Black, Amit Gefen et Nick Santamaria

Colloque B - le mercredi 28 septembre 
Patient-centred prevention pathway from admission to discharge.
12h15 - 13h15. Le déjeuner est prévu.
Président: Paulo Alves
Orateurs: Joyce Black, Chenel Trevellini, Nick Santamaria, Dr Norihiko Ohura et Tod Brindle

Colloque C - le jeudi 29 septembre 
New research and solutions to post-operative wound care challenges
08h30 - 9h30. Le petit-déjeuner est prévu.
Président: Prof Karen Ousy
Orateurs: Dr Philippe Van Overschelde, MD, MSc et Dr Kourosh Zarghooni

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Biographies orateurs

 

Professor Keith Harding CBE, FRCGP, FRCP, FRCS, FLSW, Wound Healing Research Unit, Cardiff University & Welsh Wound Innovation Centre, UK
Keith Harding is University Dean of Clinical Innovation and Head of the Wound Healing Research Unit, School of Medicine, Cardiff University; Clinical Director of Wound Healing Cardiff & Vale University Health Board, and Medical Director of the Welsh Wound Innovation Centre in the UK.

His research interests include wound biology, wound infection, outcome measures and structures of care delivery.

Professor Nick Santamaria RN, RPN, B.App.Sc, Grad Dip Health ED, M.ED. St, PhD, University of Melbourne & Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
Nick Santamaria is the Professor of Nursing Research, Translational Research at The University of Melbourne and The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia.

His research interests include the prevention of pressure injury in critically ill trauma patients and other at-risk populations. He has a long history of research in wound care and developed the Advanced Medical Wound Imaging System. He was the Chief Investigator of the Kimberly Trial in 2004 and the PRIME Trial in 2005 which led in part to the development of the Wounds West System in Western Australia. Nick is currently a member of the IT working group for Wounds West in Australia.

Professor Amit Gefen, B.Sc., M.Sc.,Ph.D. Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
Amit Gefen received the B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering and M.Sc. and Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from Tel Aviv University in 1994, 1997, and 2001, respectively. During 2002-2003 he was a post-doctoral researcher at the University of Pennsylvania, USA. He is currently a Full Professor with the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the Faculty of Engineering of Tel Aviv University. 

His research interests include studying normal and pathological effects of biomechanical factors on the structure and function of cells, tissues and organs, with emphasis on applications in chronic wound research. On 2007-2008 he was a visiting scientist in Eindhoven University of Technology, where he developed tissue-engineered model systems to study pressure injuries.

C. Tod Brindle MSN RN ET CWOCN, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
Tod Brindle is a wound and ostomy consultant for the Virginia Commonweath University Medical Center, Richmond, in the USA. His clinical speciality area includes pressure ulcer prevention in high-risk populations.

Professor Joyce Black, RN, PhD, University of Nebraska USA
Joyce Black is a Professor of Nursing at the University of Nebraska in the USA. She is a Fellow of the US Academy of Nursing and currently on the Board of the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel.

Her research interests include pressure ulcers in the ICU and O.R. and under medical devices. 

Professor  Paulo Alves RN, McS, PhD Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Porto, Portugal
Paulo Alves is a Professor of Nursing and Tissue Viability at the Catholic University of Portugal and researcher of the Portuguese Wound Management Association. Pressure injury is his main research. He is currently a board member of the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel and the European Wound Management Association.

Professor Norihiko Ohura MD PhD, Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Kyorin University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan 
Norihiko Ohura is a Professor in the Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery and in the Department of Nursing at Kyorin University School of Medicine in Japan. He is also an executive board member of the Japanese Limb Salvage Podiatry Medicine and Medecins Du Monde Japon organizations. 

His research interests include critical limb ischemia, the diabetic foot, microcirculation, wound healing, pressure injury, the development of research models, amongst others.

Chenel Trevellini MSN RN CWOCN St Francis Hospital, Roslyn, NY, United States of America Chenel Trevellini is a Wound Ostomy Continence (WOC)
Nurse Specialist in the Nursing Education Department at St Francis Hospital in Roslyn, NY, USA. Her primary role is to establish programs for the professional development of clinical nurses in the WOC speciality.

Her research focus has been on incontinence-associated dermatitis, conducting instrument validation studies examining the inter-rater reliability of skin assessment tools in the clinical setting. Chenel was honoured with the NERWOCN Nurse of Distinction award in 2012 and she serves as an elected board member for the WOCNCB Board of Directors (2015-2018). Chenel is also a U.S. Navy veteran.