The 2nd Wound Healing Teaching Day!

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Date(s) - 03/23/2013
8:30 am - 4:00 pm

The Burke Rehabilitation Hospital


2nd Wound Healing Teaching Day

Presented for Bronx-Westchester Academy of Family Physicians (BWAFP) by
Montefiore Einstein Department of Family and Social Medicine and

The Burke Rehabilitation Hospital

At The Burke Education Center, Rosedale Room Billings Building,

785 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains, NY 10605

On Saturday March 23rd 2013 8:30 AM 

Intended Audience: Family Medicine Residents, Family Physicians, Other Primary Care Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Educators and Nurse Managers.

Registration: Complimentary for first 65 registrants from Burke and Montefiore Einstein Staff, AAFP, NYSAFP and BWAFP members, Family medicine residents and family medicine interest group (FMIG) students, Burke Rehabilitation Hospital and Montefiore Medical center Employees, $ 30.00, for others.

Maximum capacity is 65. Registrations will be accepted on a first come first served basis and preference is given to free registrants.

To register: Go on website and register online.

Determination of need was done by surveys of potential learners, needed health outcomes and identified new skills, such as compression therapy and meets the gap in knowledge

Statement of purpose
Chronic wounds, such as pressure ulcers, leg ulcers, and diabetic foot ulcers, are commonly encountered by physicians in both outpatient and inpatient settings. Family physicians are the key, to prevention, early recognition, treatment, and comprehensive management of patients with chronic wounds.

Course objectives
At the end of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Accurately diagnose pressure ulcers, leg ulcers, and diabetic foot ulcers.
2. Create appropriate management plans educate patients and caregivers self-management skills, for wound care.
3. Apply compression dressings to non-ischemic leg ulcers and.
4. Provide leadership for improvement in wound care

Course Directors:

Sudhir Vaidya, MD FAAFP

The Burke Rehabilitation Hospital, White Plains NY 10605

Anna Flattau, MD MSc MS
Department of Family & Social Medicine

Montefiore Medical Center/ Albert Einstein College of Medicine


Additional Faculty:

Wound Healing Program, Montefiore Medical Center

Lorraine Poliey RN, WCC, DAPWCA, Wound Care Program Manager, Montefiore Home Health

Cary Andrews PA-C, MS, CWS, Senior PA,

Wound Care Team  members of the Burke Rehabilitation Hospital

Stephanie Campbell, RN CRRN, Kathleen Barrett RN, FNP, CRRN, Pauline Jones RN, FNP, CRRN,

And Marshall Katz BSRPh.CO(ABC)


8:30 AM Breakfast

8:45 AM Introduction: Sudhir Vaidya MD, FRCS(G) FAAFP

9:00 AM Pressure Ulcer Evaluation and Management: Lorraine Poliey RN, WCC, DAPWCA

9:40 AM Interactive Cases in Diabetic Foot Ulcers Management: Anna Flattau, MD, MSc, MS

10:20 AM Family and caregiver education: Lorraine Poliey RN, WCC, DAPWCA,

10:50 AM Nurse and nursing assistant education in Rehabilitation Setting: Burke Wound Care Team

11:20 AM Foot Orthotics and Compression Garments; Marshall Katz BSRPh, CO (ABC)

12:00 PM Lunch and learn, interact with faculty and visit wound care product exhibits and wound care research posters

1:00 PM Interactive Cases in Leg Ulcer Diagnosis and Management: Anna Flattau, MD, MSc, MS

1:30 PM Multilayer Compression Therapy Workshop: Anna Flattau, MD, MSc, MS , Cary Andrews PA-C, MS,CSW,

3:00 PM BWAFP Board meeting

The program is subject to change or cancellation.

This activity is fully sponsored by Bronx Westchester Academy of Family Physicians, Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine and the Burke rehabilitation Hospital, which are not for profit organizations.

Individual faculty disclosures of commercial interest, if any, will be done at the meeting.

This Live activity, 2nd Wound Healing Teaching Day, with a beginning date of 03/23/2013, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 4.75 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Bookings are closed for this event.

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