Program conference VWHA at EWMA, May 14th – 15th 2020, London UK

Thursday May 14th

“Short communication sessions”

PROGRAM will follow after selection of abstracts

Friday May 15th

“wound AND SURGICAL SITE infections IN THE MODERN VETERINARY CLINIC: PREVENTION AND TREATMENT”

PROGRAM

8.30 – 8.45

Opening through VWHA President

Jacintha Wilmink

8.45 – 12.30

Session 1: Surgical Site Infections (SSI)

8.45 – 9.00

9.00 – 9.30

Defining SSI: why is it important?

A multimodal approach to SSI prevention – part I

Denis Verwilghen

Denis Verwilghen

9.30 – 10.00

The surgical safety checklist – evolution and outcomes

Bryden Stanley

10.00 – 10.15

Evidence based surgical site preparation anno 2020

Denis Verwilghen

10.15 – 10.30

Hand hygiene in the prevention of hospital acquired infections in my veterinary practice

Denis Verwilghen

10.30 – 11.00

Coffee break

11.00 – 11.30

Multimodal approach to prevent SSI – part II: what’s the role of the “antibiotic umbrella”?

Denis Verwilghen

11.30 – 12.00

12.00 – 12.15

Dealing with wound dehiscence

Treatment of SSI using NPWT – how to manage multi drug resistant infections

Bryden Stanley

Lucas A. Smolders

12.15 – 13.00

13.00 – 15.45

Lunch

Session 2: Open Wounds

13.00 – 13.20

How to recognize infection in open wounds – equine and small animal patients

Jacintha Wilmink

13.20 – 13.40

What is the effect of antibiotic treatment during open wound therapy?

Lucas Smolders

13.40 – 14.00

The influence of pH on wound healing and bacterial growth

Elin Jørgensen

14.00 – 14.30

Coffee break

14.30 – 15.00

Non-antibiotic treatment of the infected wound – what can we do against bacteria?

Georgie Hollis

15.00 – 15.30

Laser treatment of open wounds: what does it add?

Bryden Stanley

15.45 – 16.00

AGM VWHA – please join

Everybody is invited