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Wound Care Conference

Brigham and Women’s Hospital Wound Care Conference

Saturday, May 6, 2017
Four Points by Sheraton Norwood Hotel and Conference Center, Norwood, MA

Topics Include

  • Normal and Altered Wound Healing
  • Treatment of Traumatic Wounds
  • Diagnosis and Treatment of Vascular Ulcers
  • Treatment of Foot Wounds
  • Dermatologic Wounds
  • Wound Infection and Cellulitis
  • New Pressure Ulcer Staging Guidelines
  • Management of Burns
  • Treatment of Surgical Incisions
  • Stoma Associated Wounds


Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to identify and manage traumatic, post surgical, vascular and burn wounds, determine antibiotic treatment for common wound infections, assess the new pressure ulcer staging and treatment guidelines and describe the mechanisms of normal and altered wound healing.


7:55 am
Laurie Bayer, PA-C, BWH [Wound Care Center]

8:00 am
Dennis Orgill, MD, PhD, BWH [Plastic Surgery] Normal and Altered Wound Healing

8:20 am
Laurie Bayer, PA-C, BWH [Wound Care Center]
Treatment of Traumatic Wounds

8:40 am
Diagnosis and Treatment of Vascular Ulcers

9:20 am
Panel discussion and Q&A

9:40 am

10:10 am
Joseph Hartigan, DPM, BWH [Podiatry]
Treatment of Foot wounds

10:30 am
William Tsiaras, MD, PhD, BWH [Dermatology]
Dermatologic Wounds

11:00 am
James Maguire, MD, BWH [Infectious Disease]
Wound Infection and Cellulitis

11:30 am
Panel Discussion and Q&A


Robert Riviello, MD [Burn and Trauma Surgery]
Keynote Speaker Rwanda Experience

2:15 pm
Diane Bryant, RN, MSN, CWOWN, BWH [Wound Ostomy]
New Pressure Ulcer Staging Guidelines

2:35 pm
Nicholas Faoro, RN, MSN, CPSN, BWH [Burn Unit]
Management of Burns

3:05 pm

3:15 pm
Laurie Bayer, PA-C, BWH [Wound Care]
Treatment of Surgical Incisions

3:35 pm
Mary Willis, RN, MS, CWOCN, BWH [Wound Ostomy]
Stoma-Associated Wounds

4:00 pm

Special Features

  • Case based didactic sessions
  • Panel discussions with local wound care experts
  • Exhibits by providers of wound care products
  • Lunch and breaks included
  • Free parking


Mass General Brigham System is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Mass General Brigham System designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This program has been awarded 6 contact hours.

Brigham and Women’s Hospital is an Approved Provider of continuing nursing education by the Northeast Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

To be eligible for documentation of credit, participants must attend the full activity and complete the course survey.

Registration Information

This event is closed.


Postmarked by April 15, 2017 -- $85.00
After April 15, 2017 -- $95.00

Make Check Payable To:

Mass General Brigham

Mail to:
Catherine Flood
Mass General Brigham
Continuing Professional Development
BWH Advances in Wound Care
399 Revolution Drive STE 1245
Somerville, MA 02145

*Registration confirmation will be sent via email.*

Refund Policy

Refund requests must be received by postal mail or email by April 22, 2017. No refunds will be made thereafter. A $15 handling fee will be deducted for cancellation.

For additional information about the conference please contact the BWH Wound Care Center:

Phone: (617) 525-9213
Fax: (617) 730-2842


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