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Pressure Injury Health Café - Kelowna

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Four Points by Sheraton Kelowna Airport

5505 Airport Way

Kelowna, BC V1V 3C3

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Do you have a spinal cord injury and live in the Interior or Northern BC?

If so, join us on Sunday, November 19 for the Pressure Injury Health Café.


By attending this interactive workshop you will:

LEARN ABOUT the latest research and treatments, and hear first hand experiences on managing a pressure injury

SHARE YOUR experiences and ideas in a casual and conversational setting

HAVE YOUR SAY and inform a province-wide strategy on reducing the occurrence of pressure injuries

The café will include speaker presentations followed by group discussion and will wrap up with some mingling and light refreshments.

This is a FREE event but registration is required.

Agenda:

2:00pm: Welcome and opening remarks

John Chernesky, Consumer Engagement Lead, Rick Hansen Institute

2:10pm: Lightning Talks

a) Lived Experience with Pressure Injuries: Spring Hawes, Tyler Tingle

b) What’s New and Exciting in Pressure Injury Research?: ICORD experts
Dr. Rhonda Willms, SCI
Clinical Scientist and Instructor, Faculty of Medicine, UBC

Dr. Aziz Ghahary, Principal Investigator, ICORD and Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic Surgery, UBC

c) Accessing Care: How, When, What Works and What Doesn’t

Laureen Sommerey, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Skin and Wound Care, Interior Health

3:10pm: CAPI Reduction – Have Your Say small group work and plenary discussions

4:20pm:Closing Remarks

4:30pm:Refreshments

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