Tortoise® as a support surface

07-13-2020 11:56

Presenters: Evan Call, MS, CSM and Michelle Deppisch, PT, CWS, FACCWS

This webinar will combine science with clinical practice and pressure injury prevention guidelines. They will cover the science of envelopment and immersion. They will also discuss the importance of the microclimate and how to manage it. Evan and Michelle will discuss how the lab evidence translates into preventing pressure injuries.

Meet the speakers

Evan Call, MS, CSM-NRM, Lab Director, EC Service Inc.

Medical Device Test and Development Specialist and Research Scientist with experience in microclimate measurement and control, hospital bed safety and performance testing, human subject studies, support surface standards development, wheelchair cushion standards, medical device development, medical device testing and pharmaceutical testing and teaching at the University level.

Michelle Deppisch, PT, CWS, FACCWS

Physical Therapist and Certified Wound Specialist, currently serving as the Clinical Evidence Manager for the US wound care division at Molnlycke Healthcare. Former member of NPIAP Board of Directors, Chairing the Research Committee and serving on the Support Surface Standards Initiative (S3I) committee