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What is WoundCon?

WoundCon is a virtual wound care conference and expo, available online July 17th, 2020, from 8am-6:30pm US EDT.

WoundCon is available for free to all licensed health care providers around the globe with a focus on wound care or within a wound care environment. Licensed health care providers can earn up to 9.25 free CME/CEUs for attending sessions offered as part of the conference. Non-health care providers can attend for a fee. See details below.

IMPORTANT: Seats are limited at this event so we encourage you to register early.

Health Care Providers

Health Care Providers

WoundCon Summer 2020 is a modern way to virtually attend high-quality, educational sessions related to the advances in wound care today, so you can apply it to your practice tomorrow. SEATS ARE LIMITED!

Sponsors and Exhibitors

Sponsors / Exhibitors

WoundCon Summer 2020 offers an opportunity to present your wound care products to an audience of thousands so you can provide information on the latest wound care technologies. 

Health Care Providers

Health Care Providers

WoundCon Summer 2020 is a modern way to virtually attend high-quality, educational sessions related to the advances in wound care today, so you can apply it to your practice tomorrow. SEATS ARE LIMITED!

Sponsors and Exhibitors

Sponsors / Exhibitors

WoundCon Summer 2020 offers an opportunity to present your wound care products to an audience of thousands so you can provide information on the latest wound care technologies. 

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Who Should Attend WoundCon?

Advances in many areas of wound prevention and care are taking place around the globe at a rapid pace. Health care professionals who are looking to further their education and expand their awareness and skillset in wound care should attend WoundCon to learn about the latest products, treatments, and discoveries in this area.

Our virtual wound care conference offers attendees the ability to experience all that a destination-based conference has to offer from the comfort of their home or office while acquiring valuable CME/CEUs at no charge for their attendance. Secure your spot today, seats are limited.

JOIN US LIVE July 17th from 8:00am to 6:30pm US EDT

A Few of the WoundCon Summer 2020 Speakers

More to be Announced Soon

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Rave Reviews from Past Attendees

I am absolutely loving it, thank you so much for facilitating this! I am relatively new to the health care field, and was very excited for the opportunity to attend your conference.”

“This is my first experience with any wound care conference and I am already learning so much. The interactive tools are well done and very helpful. Thank you!”

Beyond expectations!
Thanks for giving HCPs such an opportunity.”

GREATEST IDEA EVER!!!
Fantastic information; as always, and no travel. …Thank you so much!”

“I think the event has been very informative and well presented. I enjoy that there is a mixed discipline of presentations with varying perspectives. Thank you very much for putting together such an amazing conference…”

“This is a lot of fun, informative and great speakers. All is working really well!
Timing could not have been better, congratulations to WoundSource for a vision on virtual conferences!”

Congratulations! The virtual seminar is awesome.
I just visited all of the exhibits and sent a thank you message to every exhibitor that had their live chat turned on.”

I am so glad that we have this technology to be able to attend conferences like this from our homes.”

“The site is clear and easy to navigate! This is an unprecedented educational opportunity and the support of these companies is greatly appreciated. “

Rave Reviews from Past Attendees

I am absolutely loving it, thank you so much for facilitating this! I am relatively new to the health care field, and was very excited for the opportunity to attend your conference.”

“This is my first experience with any wound care conference and I am already learning so much. The interactive tools are well done and very helpful. Thank you!”

Beyond expectations!
Thanks for giving HCPs such an opportunity.”

GREATEST IDEA EVER!!!
Fantastic information; as always, and no travel. …Thank you so much!”

“I think the event has been very informative and well presented. I enjoy that there is a mixed discipline of presentations with varying perspectives. Thank you very much for putting together such an amazing conference…”

“This is a lot of fun, informative and great speakers. All is working really well!
Timing could not have been better, congratulations to Woundsource for a vision on virtual conferences!”

Congratulations! The virtual seminar is awesome.
I just visited all of the exhibits and sent a thank you message to every exhibitor that had their live chat turned on.

I am so glad that we have this technology to be able to attend conferences like this from our homes.”

“The site is clear and easy to navigate! This is an unprecedented educational opportunity and the support of these companies is greatly appreciated. “

Video Review of WoundCon Spring 2020

An Attendee’s Perspective

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What to Expect

Experience multiple wound care focused sessions in a virtual environment, presented by some of the top educators in wound care. Preliminary topics for WoundCon Summer 2020 include; COVID-19 and skin-related conditions, device-related pressure ulcer prevention for providers, wound infection and biofilm detection, bariatric skin management, diabetic foot ulcer assessment, and many more. See our preliminary lineup below on this page.

Attend virtually from anywhere. Our online conference is available to attend on any device with an internet connection. Watch from the convenience of your home or office on your desktop, tablet, or phone.

In addition to the multiple CME sessions being offered throughout the day, attendees will also be able to experience various networking opportunities including break out rooms with speakers, exhibitors, and sponsors. Connect with others and share what’s working in wound care today and learn about products and techniques you can apply right away.

Licensed health care providers attend for free and earn valuable CMEs for attending various sessions throughout the day. Ready to join us? Click below to register now. Still have questions? Scroll down to the FAQs section to learn more or submit your question to our staff before registering.

Our Preliminary Line Up of WoundCon Summer 2020 Sessions

8:00AM – 8:45AM ET

Opening Keynote

The Pandemic’s Companion: COVID-19 Device-Related Pressure Ulcers in Patients and Providers
Amit Gefen, PhD
Karen Ousey, PhD, RGN, FHEA, CMgr, MCMI

 

9:00AM – 10:00AM ET

Is This Wound Infected? Mastering Infection and Biofilm Assessment

Randall Wolcott, MD, CWS

The Diagnostic Dilemma, Part 1: Identification of Atypical Wounds and PAPA, PASH and PAPASH Syndromes

Jayesh B. Shah, MD
TBA

11:00AM – 12:00PM ET

Skin Damage Assessment: Distinguishing Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis from Pressure Injury

Mikel Gray, PhD, FNP, PNP, CUNP, CCCN, FAANP, FAAN

COVID Toes and Other Skin Manifestation of the COVID-19 Virus

Kara Couch, MS, CRNP, CWCN-AP

1:30PM – 2:00PM ET

 

Keynote: Understanding Diabetic Ulcer Remission – The Footpath to Saving Lives: The Diabetic Limb Salvage Movement

David G. Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD

 

2:30PM – 3:30PM ET

The Diagnostic Dilemma, Part 2: Ischemic versus Neuropathic Diabetic Foot Ulcers

James McGuire, DPM, PT, LPed, FAPWHc
Matthew Regulski, DPM

Common Post-Operative Complications and How to Avoid Them

Nancy Collins, PhD, RDN, LD, NWCC, FAND
Alex Wong, MD, FACS

4:30PM – 5:30PM ET
 

The Diagnostic Dilemma, Part 3: Venous, Arterial or Both?

Michael Maier, DPM

Managing the Compromised Skin and Fistulas of Bariatric Patients

Susan Gallagher, PhD, MSN, MA, RN, CBN, HCRM, CSPHP
Dianne Rudolph, APRN, GNP-BC, CWOCN, UTHSCSA

Frequently Asked Questions

What is WoundCon?

WoundCon is a Virtual Wound Care Conference and Expo held exclusively online, July 17, 2020. 

What do you mean by a "Virtual Conference"?

Like a traditional in-person conference, the WoundCon wound care conference offers informative sessions, an exhibitor area, networking opportunities & other interactive events, however, since this is exclusively an online event, all of this takes place within an immersive virtual environment. Visitors log into the virtual conference using their email and password (assigned a day or 2 before the conference). Once inside, you will navigate the conference space just like you do any other website. Clear guidance and navigation are available inside the virtual space so you can easily find your way around quickly. If you’d like to see a demonstration of this virtual space, we recommend you watch the experience video on this page.

When is WoundCon Summer 2020?

Friday, July 17, 2020 from 8:00am to 6:30pm US Eastern Daylight Time

Where is the event located?
WoundCon is an online virtual wound care conference & expo. You attend online, inside a virtual environment. No travel required.
Do I need to download any software?

No. All you have to do to attend is log into the virtual space and you are ready to start learning. No special software needed!

What is the Price to Attend WoundCon?
Registration is free of charge for licensed health care providers.

For non-health care providers, the registration fee is $149.00.

What information do I need to provide in order to qualify for free registration?

Licensed health care providers are asked to provide either their NPI (National Provider Identifier) OR their professional license number, in addition to the completion of the required fields on the registration form. If you operate outside of the US and do not have a professional license number or NPI, please note so on the registration form. 

Can I view WoundCon in a group setting and still receive CE/CME credit?
Group attendance will not be offered during WoundCon Summer 2020. Attendees must register and earn credits individually.
Can I access WoundCon after the event date?

WoundCon will be made available on demand for 3 days post event for those who attend the live event.

What can I expect from attending WoundCon?

WoundCon Summer 2020 will offer a unique virtual learning experience featuring numerous wound care focused CE/CME sessions, 2 keynote addresses, networking opportunities, an exhibit hall, and other events and activities throughout the day.

What if I cannot stay online all day for the full conference?

WoundCon is July 17, 2020 from 8:00am to 6:30pm US EDT, but you don’t have to stay online all day. One of the benefits of this online event is that you can attend just one session or you can attend them all. It is not mandatory to attend the full conference or stay online all day. Work around your schedule.

How will I attend?

After you have completed registration, you will be registered for the event. You will receive your log-in information on the day before and day of the live event.

IMPORTANT: Please be sure to add woundcon@kestrelhealthinfo.com to your email client address book so our emails do not end up in your SPAM or JUNK folders.

The registration email and unique password will be used to log in with your device on July 17, 2020 at 7:45am US EDT when the WoundCon lobby opens.

Are there any materials that I can use in requesting time off from my employer in order to attend WoundCon?

Yes, please click here to download our Employer Request Letter.

Will I be able to engage directly with others in real-time?

Yes! The virtual environment allows you to interact directly with other attendees as well as exhibitors and speakers throughout the event. Ask questions, share information, and network with peers, all from the comfort of your home or office.

How do I earn CME credits during the event?

CME credits are earned by attending full sessions during the event. To access the CME sessions, attendees must visit the auditorium during the scheduled session block and select the program they wish to view. Instructions on how to request your CE/CME credits will be provided within the WoundCon virtual conference environment, as well as in a follow-up email after the event.

The number of CE/CME credits will be noted on each session and in the Conference Guide once available. See our partner’s full accreditation statement near the bottom of this page.

How many CE/CME credits can I earn by attending WoundCon?

As there are concurrent sessions scheduled in most CE/CME blocks during the live WoundCon event, Ciné-Med designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity provides 5.25 contact hours for nurses. See our partner’s full accreditation statement near the bottom of this page.

Where do I see live or on-demand presentation listings?

You may view listings of live or on-demand presentations in any of the following locations:

  • Agenda (made available in the navigation bar)
  • Auditorium listings
  • In-Booth Education listings in exhibitor booths
What tools are available for Professional Networking at WoundCon?
  • Group Chat: Different locations have their own group chats to facilitate communication among the attendees who are in the same location at the same time.
  • Scheduled Chat/In-Booth Education: These chats are scheduled to run at a specific time interval, on predefined topics, often with guest speakers.
  • Private Chat: Engage with other attendees or sponsor representatives in private one-on-one chats.
  • Messages: Send/receive email to/from other attendees and sponsor staff.
  • Forums: Participate in discussions on interesting topics in forums. These are typically found in the Networking Lounge.
Can I search for content during the Event?

In general, there is a “Content Search” menu item in the Search tab of the navigation bar. There are Basic and Advanced options available for defining search criteria. The search will cross all content across all locations.

Is WoundCon hosted on a secure website?

Yes, Attendees can get into an environment only with login and password authentication, which is set up during the registration process and sent out just prior to the event. The virtual environment is hosted on a secure server. 

What types of presentations can be viewed in the Auditorium?

You can view the following types of live (specific start or end time) or on-demand presentations:

  • Keynotes
  • Webcasts
  • Q&A sessions
  • Panel discussions
I still have questions. How can I get them answered?
If you still have questions about WoundCon Summer 2020, please use the form below to submit your question. Our staff will review your information and reply within 48 hours.






 


 

 




What information can attendees view/obtain about me?

The environment’s producers determine which registration fields to make visible in an Attendee’s public profile, visible when attendees search for one another.

Accreditation

WoundCon Summer 2020 Live Accreditation

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Cine-Med and Kestrel Health Information/WoundSource. Ciné-Med is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Ciné-Med designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity provides 5.25 contact hours for nurses.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards and requirements for approval of providers of continuing education in podiatric medicine through a joint provider agreement between Ciné-Med and Kestrel Health Information/WoundSource. Ciné-Med is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. Ciné-Med has approved this activity for a maximum of 5.25 continuing education contact hours.

All other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for activities designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, consult your professional licensing board.

WoundCon Summer 2020 On-Demand Accreditation

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Ciné-Med and Kestrel Health Information/WoundSource. Ciné-Med is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Ciné-Med designates this enduring material for a maximum of 9.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity provides 9.25 contact hours for nurses.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards and requirements for approval of providers of continuing education in podiatric medicine through a joint provider agreement between Ciné-Med and Kestrel Health Information/WoundSource. Ciné-Med is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. Ciné-Med has approved this activity for a maximum of 9.25 continuing education contact hours.

All other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Participation. For information on the applicability and acceptance of Certificates of Participation for activities designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™, consult your professional licensing board.

Commercial Support

These Activities are being supported in part by education grants from:

ConvaTec

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