Raising the bar – creating a better tomorrow

Wounds International and Urgo International are collaborating to produce a 1-day conference entitled ‘Raising the bar – creating a better tomorrow’. Our aim for the day is to provide clinicians from around Asia with an exceptional opportunity to gain insight and best practice recommendations from a faculty of local wound care specialists, supported by key international opinion leaders who will bring further evidence and perspectives from around the world.

Date: 15th October 2017

Location: Carlton Hotel, 76 Bras Basah Road, Singapore 

Please note The delegate fee is S$275 - A limited number of free delegate places are available, please apply now by emailing  l.conte@intl.urgo.com / J.SALOMON@intl.urgo.com or call +65 85 22 23 92

Download the booking form here



 

Programme

08.30-09.15              Understanding the burden of chronic wounds and impact on society
Welcome: Keith Harding, Dean of Clinical Innovation, CU & Medical Director, WWIC
Cardiff University & Welsh Wound Innovation Centre, UK
09.15-10.00Raising Standards – a life time of learning, advantages of high level education 
Speaker: Keith Harding, Dean of Clinical Innovation, CU & Medical Director, WWIC
Cardiff University & Welsh Wound Innovation Centre, UK
10.00-10.30            

Wound care education – methods for improving service delivery
Speaker: Emilio Galea, URGO International, International Medical Director, UAE

10.30-11.00Refreshments and exhibition viewing 
11.00-11.45

Evidence based practice– informed decision making for optimising care
Speaker: Keith Harding, Dean of Clinical Innovation, CU & Medical Director, WWIC Cardiff University & Welsh Wound Innovation Centre and Serge Bohbot, Medical Director, URGO Medical

11.45-12.30

Innovations in managing the diabetic foot – the role of the multidisciplinary team
Speaker: Joon Pio Hong, Professor, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery; Asan Medical Centre, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea

12.30-13.00

Evidence based wound care for chronic wounds – Industry as a partner
Speaker: Serge Bohbot, Medical Director, URGO Medical
Speaker: TBC

13.00-14.00

Lunch and exhibition viewing

14.00-15.00

Pressure injury — strategies for successful prevention and management

Speaker: Ms Susie Goh, Director of Nursing, St Luke's Hospital, Singapore and Ms Png Gek Kheng, APN/Assistant Director of Nursing, Changi General Hospital, Singapore

15.00-15.30Evidence based management of leg ulcers
Speaker: Sriram Narayanan, Consultant Vascular and Endovascular Surgeon
TTSH, Singapore
15.30-16.30Expert Panel Open forum - questions from the audience
All speakers/URGO Rep and Wounds International Rep
16.30-16.45Conference close