Wound Management Overview

Do you want the knowledge to accurately assess and manage your patient's wounds?

This course is designed to provide an overview of wound assessment and the management for a range of common wounds.It is suitable for health care providers including nurses, midwives and nursing students. It may be of particular interest to HITH, RDNS, practice and aged care nurses.

Topics include:
• Anatomy and physiology of the skin and wound healing
• Overview of wound assessment and management
• Role of intrinsic and extrinsic factors in wound healing
• Nature and classification of wounds:
   -   acute: surgical, trauma, burns, skin tears
   -   chronic: arterial/venous ulcers, pressure injuries (PI)
   -   dermatitis: incontinence associated (IAD), intertriginous (ID)
•  Wound management
   -   dressing selection
   -   wound debridement
   -   correct methodology for taking a wound swab
• Vacuum-assisted closure dressings
   -   powered and non-powered devices
• Pressure injury prevention and management
   -   staging, interventions and documentation
• Equipment demonstration
• Documentation
   -   assessment tools for use in the clinical setting
• Interactive case studies and appropriate treatment strategies

NEXT COURSE: THURSDAY 26th OCTOBER, 2017 (0930-1530)

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CLICK HERE FOR SECURE PAYPAL/CREDIT CARD PAYMENT

Location: 3 Springfield Rd Blackburn North (NewHope Baptist Church function room 2)

CPD hours: 5

Cost: $165 early bird / $185 full fee

Group bookings accepted

Presenter: Kate Potter

Please contact us for further information.