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Wound Care Workshop held on the UMFK campus

September 24, 2009

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The University of Maine at Fort Kent Division of Nursing will host a wound care workshop on Wednesday, October 14, 2009 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at UMFK’s Fox Auditorium.            

The cost of the workshop is $35 for professionals; $25 for UMFK nursing honor society members, which includes annual membership dues; and $25 for UMFK alumni. Lunch will not be provided. Please register by Thursday, October 1.           

Presentations will be made by Suzette Surrells, RN, WWC, from Valley Home Health Services; Dr. Byoung-Woo Yang from Valley Medical Association; Medline Industries; and Kinetic Concepts, Inc (KCI).            

Learn the latest in wound care treatment with an overview of wound care assessment, pressure ulcer staging and documentation by Surrells.  Dr. Yang, who completed a fellowship in wound care, will discuss strategies to manage wound care to promote optimal healing.  Medline Industries will provide up-to-date information on all the latest in wound care products.  KCI will provide a hands-on training session on wound V.A.C. Therapy.           

The workshop is part of UMFK Division of Nursing celebration of 25 years of nursing education.           

To pre-register or for more information, contact Diane Gagne at (207) 834-7580 or diane.gagne@maine.edu