This “NEW” Advanced Wound Care Course will cover a wide range of innovative existing and future technologies in wound care. Significant progress has been made on advanced products in the field of wound healing including emerging tissue engineering technologies. Such advanced approaches will facilitate treating chronic wounds in a clinically economical manner.
This Course provides an educational program for experienced health professionals including wound specialists and podiatrists. The program sets out to update the latest on wound pathophysiology and tissue repair, examine the latest techniques and technologies related to wound prevention, diagnosis and care including diabetic foot ulceration and off-loading, expand current knowledge of tissue regeneration, explore the effect of wound microbiology on healing, and critically assess advanced therapies and technologies in wound management.
This is a truly unique opportunity to enhance your theoretical knowledge with practical application to improve wound management. The course will also provide an enjoyable atmosphere and sufficient time for informal discussions, and an enduring network of clinicians dealing with similar tissue repair challenges.
Key Note Speakers
Professor Gerit Mulder
Prof. Gerit D. Mulder DPM, MS is an Associate Professor of Surgery and Orthopedics and the Director of the Wound Treatment and Research Center, California.
Prof. Mulder’s clinical interests include advanced tissue repair, the diabetic foot, and lower extremity surgical reconstruction related to chronic wounds. His research interests are varied but all with a primary focus in tissue and wound repair. He has researched devices, biologics and drugs related to tissue repair including advanced gene therapy treatments for diabetic ulcers. He is internationally known for his educational efforts related to chronic wounds. Prof. Mulder received his podiatric medical degree from the California College of Podiatric Medicine, San Francisco in 1982 and completed a Surgical Podiatric Residency at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Denver, Colorado.
Professor Donald MacLellan obtained his science and medical degrees at Glasgow University. He was awarded the FRACS (1984), an MD (University of Melbourne) in 1985 and an MBA (Monash University) in 2002. He has been active in wound education and research and has widely published and presented on wound related topics, both nationally and internationally. He is a Life Member of Wounds Australia and is Executive Director of Health Education & Management Innovations (HEMI).
Early Bird Registration $550 (inc GST) for the 2 days
Standard Registration $600 (inc GST) for the 2 days
Course Fees include:
- Welcome Tea & Coffee
- Morning and Afternoon Tea
- Light Lunch
- Course Materials
- Certificate of Course Completion
Accommodation & Parking
Accommodation and parking will be the responsibility of the attendees