Wound Care Expert Dot Weir to Present on Wound Bed Preparation at Mercy Health - West Hospital on October 1

(CINCINNATI; September 14, 2015) – Mercy Health, which provides advanced, quality, compassionate care in your neighborhood through its care network, announces Mercy Health – West Hospital is hosting a special guest, Dot Weir, a thought leader, author and keynote presenter on advanced wound care management.

Weir will present on wound bed preparation and evidenced-based treatment modalities in the Auditorium at West Hospital, located at 3300 Mercy Health Blvd. ZIP 45211, from 4-5 p.m. on Thursday, October 1.

Targeted at healthcare professionals, including doctors, nurses, wound care professionals and those wanting to explore wound care as a career, this free presentation will:
• Review wound bed preparation and the role of debridement
• Analyze evidence-based medicine in the treatment of chronic wounds
• Summarize the benefits of an enzymatic debrider in chronic would debridement

Weir has been a registered nurse for 39 years with 35 of those dedicated to the practice of wound and ostomy care. Board Certified by the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Certification Board since 1985 (CWON) and The American Board of Wound Management since 2004 (CWS), Weir practices outpatient wound management at Osceola Regional Medical Center in Kissimmee, Florida and at Health Central Hospital in Ocoee, Florida. She is the Co-Chair of the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care and was on the founding Board of the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care. She has been a member of the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society since 1980 and the Florida Association for Enterostomal Therapy since 1979. She has been a member of the Wound Healing Society since 2008 and is on the Board of Directors for the Wound Reach Foundation. She was one of the Founding Editors of the journal Today’s Wound Clinic.

Space is limited. Please call Gabriela Duffey at 859-447-1147 today to register and reserve your seat.