Wed, Jun 14|
At-risk Skin - Are we doing what we think we are? 21 New Consensus Statements from the Coalition for At-risk Skin (CARS)
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Time & Location
Jun 14, 2023, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. EDT
About the event
NSWOCC & WOC Institute Continuing Education Webinar: “At-risk Skin - Are we doing what we think we are?: 21 New Consensus Statements from the Coalition for At-risk Skin (CARS)”
- To understand the background of the Coalition for At-Risk Skin (CARS) and how the at-risk skin consensus document came to be.
- To discuss strategies for prevention and recommendations for the selection and use of moisturizers
- To consider interventions to encourage patients, families and caregivers be involved in the process of managing at-risk skin.
Diane L. Krasner PhD RN FAAN FAAWC MAPWCA
Dr. Diane L. Krasner is a board certified wound care nurse (CWCN, WOCNCB) with over thirty-five years of experience in wound, ostomy & incontinence care across the continuum of care. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN, AAN), a Fellow of the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (FAAWC, AAWC) and a Master of the American Professional Wound Care Association (MAPWCA, APWCA). Dr. Krasner is a Wound & Skin Care Consultant, Educator and Expert Witness. She is a member of the Coalition for At-Risk Skin (CARS) and the Post Acute-Care Wound and Skin Integrity Council (PAWSIC). As of November 15, 2022 Dr. Krasner is serving as the Senior Advisor for The Coalition for At-Risk Skin (CARS). From March 2023 to December 2023 Dr. Krasner is serving as the Interim Past President for PAWSIC. Dr. Krasner serves on the National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel (NPIAP) Standards Committee and the Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) Sub-Committee.
Since 2015 Dr. Krasner has been the co-chair with Dr. Lia van Rijswijk of the Nursing Student Advisory Board of Why Wound Care? A Campaign for a Rewarding Nursing Career in Wound Care (www.whywoundcare.com). She was co-chair with Cathy Milne of the Post-Acute Care Symposium from 2019 to 2021. Dr. Krasner received the John Boswick Award for Outstanding Lifetime Achievement in Wound Healing and “for her achievements and tireless work, which have considerably advanced the field of wound care” on May 11, 2019 at the 2019 SAWC Spring in San Antonio. On June 5, 2022 Diane and Co-Editor Paula Erwin-Toth and Sally Gill-Thompson received the Inaugural WCET Norma Gill President Award from the World Council of Enterostomal Therapists (WCET) at the joint WOCNext/WCET Congress in Ft. Worth “in recognition of her efforts to preserve our history through the Festschrift book.”
Dr. Krasner is the editor of Chronic Wound Care: The Essentials (2014, HMP Communications, Malvern, PA, www.cwc-essentials.com ). Drs. Krasner and van Rijswijk are co-editors of the 2018 e-book edition, Chronic Wound Care: The Essentials e-Book, which is the official e-book of the Why Wound Care? Campaign (www.whywoundcare.com). Previously, Dr. Krasner was the lead co-editor of five editions of Chronic Wound Care: A Clinical Source Book for Healthcare Professionals (1991-2012, HMP Global, Malvern, PA).
Throughout the years, Krasner has served on numerous editorial boards and currently is on the editorial board of WoundSource. She is a member of the National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel (NPIAP) Standards Mission Committee and NPWT Sub-Committee. Since 1992 Dr. Krasner has served on the Board of Directors and as an Officer of several national wound care organizations. She is currently on the Board of PAWSIC, the Post-Acute Care Wound & Skin Integrity Council and a member & Senior Advisor for the Coalition for At-Risk Skin (CARS). Dr. Krasner serves on the board of nonprofit Bell Socialization Services in York PA and is currently the Secretary, member of the Executive Committee, member of the Shelter Committee and member of the Community Engagement Committee.
Dr. Krasner’s research interests include at-risk skin, wound pain, palliative wound care, Skin Changes At Life’s End (SCALE), Safe NPWT and legal issues related to wound and skin care. She has numerous publications in the wound and skin care literature and has lectured nationally and internationally on wound & skin care.
Krasner graduated from The Johns Hopkins University with a B.A. (Honors) in Ancient Near Eastern Studies and an M.A. in Egyptology. She went on to receive her B.S.N.(Honors), M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Maryland School of Nursing and a M.S.(Honors) in Adult and Continuing Education from Johns Hopkins School of Continuing Studies. Dr. Krasner was a Johnson & Johnson Medical Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Center for Nursing Research at Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing.
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