RECORDING ONLY: Assessing the wound

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One of the most common procedures undertaken by practice nurses is wound management. Chronic wounds can be costly to the practice and the patient and is challenging with an ever-changing world of products, procedures and best practice.

Wound assessment is an essential part of wound management and this webinar is the first in a series that addresses the challenges of wound healing today.

Nurse Practitioner and wound expert, Louise Webber, provides a framework and knowledge in the process of wound assessment.

Have the experts come to you while meeting other primary care nurses from around Australia. Just like a real event – real time, real people – except online at your place.

All you need is a computer and internet connection.

Login instructions are sent to you via email after registration.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Develop a systematic approach to wound assessment and skin changes
  2. Define a wound and its aetiology
  3. Describe tools and methods used in wound assessment
  4. Identify and define terms commonly used in wound assessment
  5. Understand the characteristics of the wound environment including wound tissue type, exudate and adverse wound healing
  6. Understand and establish when further investigations are required

Cost:

$35/session  or $90/series of 3 web-events
Group discounts for practice parties with 4+ participants.

Presenter: Louise Webber

Louise has over 15 years experience in wound management from both a clinical and commercial perspective. She has recently completed her Masters in Nursing Science (Nurse Practitioner) and is working in the primary health setting based on the Sunshine Coast. Louise has experience in both in the UK & overseas and holds an Honorary Clinical Fellowship with Australian Catholic University. Her experience in the commercial field in Wound Care has given opportunity to understand the importance in the relationship between the wound care industry and its benefits to the health care sector. As a Clinical Nurse Adviser in Maggot Debridement Therapy Louise’s interest in alternative wound therapies was firmly established and was the author of the first publication on the use of Woundaid gel.

Louise is new to the Enliven team.

Upcoming events on wound care:

Title: Assessing the wound
About:  Assessing the characteristics of the wound environment including wound tissue type, exudate and adverse wound healing
Date: Wed 25 February 2015 @ 7:30pm AESDT

Title: Wound Bed Preparation
About: Ways to prepare wounds for optimal healing
Date: Wed 18 March 2015 @ 7:30pm AESDT

Title: Dressing Products & Selections
About: Covering various wounds most appropriate products and making best practice selections
Date: Wed 6 May 2015 @ 7:00pm AEST

View all the topics and web-events for the Autumn Series here.

Choose your preferred option:

  • Join 1 event
  • Mix & match a series of 3 events
  • Subscribe to all (listen to recordings you cannot attend)

Group Discounts available.

Eventbrite - APRIL/MAY 2015 - The Need-to-Know of Practice Nursing - Autumn Series (for 1-3 participants)

Eventbrite - APRIL/MAY 2015 - The Need-to-Know of Practice Nursing - Autumn Series (Group - 4+ participants)

Eventbrite - APRIL/MAY 2015 - The Need-to-Know of Practice Nursing - Autumn Series (for 1-3 participants), Eventbrite - APRIL/MAY 2015 - The Need-to-Know of Practice Nursing - Autumn Series (Group - 4+ participants)
Speaker:
Louise Webber, Nurse Practitioner (Wound Care)
Dates:
Wed 25 Feb 2015
Time:
7:30pm AESDT
CPD:
1.5 CPD hours 3 x Cat. 2 RACGP