The Wound Care Community is a dedicated space to collaborate on practices that improve the health of populations suffering with wound care issues. This Community is a space to share resources & connect with others interested in improvements within this realm (Note that since this is a public space, posting confidential information is not recommended). Browse our resources to see case studies, tools, and articles that might help generate some ideas for implementation within your organization. Share your thoughts and expertise, and ask questions to join the conversation – you can also upload additional resources here.
General information about communities of practice can be found below:
- What are Communities of Practice?
- Cultivating Communities of Practice: A Guide to Managing Knowledge - Seven Principles for Cultivating Communities of Practice
- You Might be a CoP if...
- Communities of Practice - The Art of Learning Together
Exploring Integrated Wound Management - Nov 8-11, 2018
Wounds Canada’s fall conference is a four-day continuing education event designed to support health-care professionals who work with patients with wounds or who are at risk for developing wounds. This year’s conference is being held at the London Convention Centre For more information see: https://www.woundscanada.ca/industry-partner/exhibit-space/annual-fall-conference
Wound Bed Preparation: Application the Principles of TIME Webinar
On Tuesday July 24th, 2018 at 2:00pm ET Martha Kelso the founder and Cheif Executive Officer of Wound Care Plus, LLC will be speaking about the use of the TIME mnemonic to evaluate various wound challenge, will provide a review of terms, and a visual guidance on different wound types. To register for the webinar click here: https://event.on24.com/eventRegistration/EventLobbyServlet?target=reg20.jsp&partnerref=WS_website&eventid=1780617&sessionid=1&key=838137A1F9CEBDA8F1DBAF57D995C8E6®Tag=&sourcepage=register
Wound Care Technological Advances
I came across an interesting blog post about some recent technological advances in wound care - crab shell bandages, vacuum plaster & bacteriophages: https://advancedtissue.com/2016/02/recent-innovations-in-wound-care-technology/
I wonder to what extent some of these are part of regular practice? Does anyone have additional insights into technologies to assist with wound care?