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Dot Weir, RN, CWON, CWS

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Dot Weir has been a Registered Nurse since 1976 and began her practice of ostomy and wound management in 1980. She has practiced in acute care, home care and long-term care, spent seven years in industry, and has practiced in outpatient care since 2001. She has been Board Certified by the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Certification Board since 1985 (CWON) and The American Board of Wound Management since 2004 (CWS). After a long career in the Orlando, Florida area, she relocated to the New York area in 2017 and now practices at the Saratoga Hospital Center for Wound Healing and Hyperbaric Medicine.

Dot is Co-Chair of the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care; Co-Director of the Wound Track for AMP, the Amputation Prevention Symposium; member of Faculty of the Wound Certification Prep Course since 2004; member and Secretary of the Board of the International Wound Infection Institute; Chair of the Practicing Clinician Panel for “Why Wound Care”; member of the International Planning Committee for the 2020 World Union of Wound Healing Societies conference; member the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society. She is a member of the World Council of Enterostomal Therapy; member Wound Healing Society; member of the CLI Global Society for whom she sits on the Wound Committee. She is a national and international lecturer on all aspects of wound management and on speaker’s bureau and Medical Advisory Boards for several wound manufacturers.

Dot was on the founding Board of the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care and held the positions of the first Treasurer and the third President and the founding Editor of Today’s Wound Clinic journal. She has authored 14 book chapters and numerous journal articles.

Presentations

Debridement International Debate: Who should do it?