Pressure Ulcer Summit Program

Reducing Health Disparities in Pressure Ulcer/Injury (PU/PI) Detection & Management

October 7-9 2021, Atlanta

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM

Welcome by AAWC

4:15 PM - 5:00 PM

AAWC Business Meeting

5:00 PM - 5:45 PM

Motivational Speaker on Health Disparities

5:45 PM - 6:00 PM

Networking Activity

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Registration & Coffee

8:30 AM - 8:40 AM

Welcome by AAWC

8:40 AM - 9:10 AM

Setting the stage: A refresher on the pathophysiology of pressure injury development

9:10 AM - 10:10 AM

What is this? Is this a pressure injury? Differential diagnosis and description

10:10 AM - 10:40 AM

Harm from gadgets and gizmos: Medical device related pressure injury

10:40 AM - 11:00 AM

Networking Break/Open Exhibit Hall

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Equity gaps: Health disparities and skin color

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch Symposium - sponsored by Next Science

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Exhibit Hall

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Learning from the wisdom of wound specialists of color: What does early pressure injury and other skin damage look like in persons with dark skin tones?

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Day 1 Wrap Up

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Networking Event in Exhibit Hall

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Registration & Coffee

8:30 AM - 9:15 AM

Leveling the playing field: technology for assessment of pressure induced tissue damage

9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

Making better choices: Tissue tolerance and support surfaces

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Networking Break/Open Exhibit Hall

10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Maximizing Available Resource: Using what you have to manage disparities and risks across health care settings

11:45 AM - 1:45 PM

Lunch & Exhibit Hall

1:45 PM - 2:45 PM

Just do it, but how? PrIP implementation in different settings

2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Telehealth: Access, opportunities, disparities

3:45 PM - 4:15 PM

Day 2 Wrap Up & Summit Conclusion