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2016 Joint Provider - Topeka

  • 23 Mar 2016
  • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Topeka (Sunflower Ballroom - 17th and Western, Topeka, KS)


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2016 Joint Provider Training

Preventing and Treating Ulcers

Tuesday, March 22, 2016 
DoubleTree by Hilton
Wichita Airport
2098 Eisenhower Airport Pkwy
Wichita, KS 67209

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 
Sunflower Ballroom
Capitol Plaza Hotel
17th and Western Ave
Topeka, KS 66612


*Discuss universal pressure ulcer precautions 

*Describe how to use the Braden Scale scores to individualized prevention plans 

*Explain the process of root cause analysis to determine if a pressure ulcer is unavoidable 

*Describe how to identify wounds commonly confused with pressure ulcers 

*Identify best practices for treatment of all 6 stages of pressure ulcers

Speaker - Joyce M. Black, Phd, RN, FAAN

Dr. Joyce Black is an Associate Professor in the Adult Health and Illness Department of the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC), College of Nursing. She has taught undergraduate students basic concepts, medical surgical nursing and ICU nursing. Dr. Black has received awards from UNMC and the College for her teaching. Her research areas of interest are in wound healing, specifically in pressure ulcers. Dr. Black’s dissertation examined the patient and wound factors that contributed to healing or non-healing of diabetics with pressure ulcers. She is certified in wound healing, plastic surgical nursing and is a Fellow in the American Professional Wound Care Association. Dr. Black is the current President of the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) and chairman of the NPUAP’s task force to redefine pressure ulcer staging.


8:30 a.m. Registration

9:00 a.m.  Welcome and Introductions

9:10 a.m.  Skin Integrity Issues and Practices

11:45 a.m. Lunch on Your Own

1:00 p.m. Pressure Ulcer Prevention

2:30 p.m.  Pressure Ulcer Treatment

3:30 p.m. Question and Answer Period

4:00 p.m. Adjournment

Continuing Education

This training is approved for 6.0 continuing education clock hours for adult care home administrators and registered operators by the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services (LTS# A1427) in the area of Resident Care.

The Joint Provider Training Series is brought to you through a collaboration with the Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services, LeadingAge Kansas, the Kansas Health Care Association and the Kansas Adult Care Executives

Or you can print the brochure here: Joint Provider brochure.pdf

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