22nd Annual CAWC Conference

The CAWC conference has been designated as a University of Toronto accredited event and awarded with the following credits:

The College of Family Physicians of Canada – 17.5 Mainpro – M1 Credits
Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada – 17.5 Section 1 Credits
The American Medical Association - 17.5 Category 1 Credits

*This conference provides 17.5 hours of non-sponsored continuing education credits for other health-care professionals

Join us for four full days of skin and wound education and networking!
The annual conference of the Canadian Association of Wound Care, Wounds Across the Continuum of Care: Access, Innovations and Integration, is a four-day continuing education event designed to support health-care professionals who work with patients with wounds or at risk for developing wounds. This year it will be held in Niagara Falls, Ontario, at the Fallsview Resort and Hilton Niagara Fallsview Hotel, November 3 – through 6, 2016.
This year, for the first time, we have a day sessions are organized into learning streams that cover patients’ main points of access to the health-care system. These include: home and community care, primary care, long-term care and acute care. In addition to these blocks, we have included a “You Asked for It” stream, which features presentations on topics based on attendee feedback from prior conferences.

The conference will also feature a pediatric wound care stream, overviews of the CAWC’s Best Practice Recommendation paper updates, plenary sessions on a wide variety of topics, sessions on diabetes, pressure injury and other types of wounds, technology and innovation plus oral poster presentations featuring the latest research. We are also offering hands-on workshops on dressings, Biopsy, Debridement and Suturing for Primary Care, Diabetic Offloading Options and Edema Management. A minimum of 25% of each session will be devoted to active learning activities.

Why should you attend?
• Take part in evidence-based wound education regardless of level of expertise or area of practice
• Learn, share and enjoy a stimulating and challenging environment
• Enhance your practice through new products and techniques
• Network with colleagues to share successes and challenges
• Return to your practice with new perspectives on improving patient outcomes

The conference is suitable for:
Enterostomal Therapy Nurses
Family Physicians
Nurse Practitioners
Occupational Therapists
Registered Nurses
Registered Practical Nurses
Social Workers
. . . and more!

CAWC Boot Camp: One Week of Intensive Learning
For those who are new to wound care, we recommend an intensive and varied learning experience—all under one roof during the week of conference. Kick off the week by attending our two-day case-based basic course called “Changing Practice through Applied Knowledge.” Stay for the next four days and soak in the knowledge, networking and inspiration of conference. At the end of the week you’ll be exhausted, excited and ready to tackle the world of skin and wound management.

Discounts are available to participants attending both the two-day case-based course and the full conference.


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