Dressing products & dressing selection

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Wound care can be costly to both the facility and the patient, particularly costs associated with dressing consumables.

Nurse Practitioner and wound expert, Louise Webber, helps clinicians to navigate the myriad of dressing products available on the market today and to develop an understanding of the use of dressing products to facilitate wound healing.

This webinar focuses on the following products and dressings – and the wounds they might best heal.

  • Foams
  • Hydrogels
  • Hydrocolloids
  • Films

Future webinars will cover other products and dressings.

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:

  • To understand the importance of achieving the optimal wound environment
  • Describe dressing product categories and outcomes of desired choice
  • Determine clinical management which best promotes healing outcomes
  • Identify wound management cost efficiencies.

Cost:

$35/session  or $90/series (3 x events)
Group discounts for practice parties with 4+ participants.

Presenter: Louise Webber

Louise Webber 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 @ 7:00pm AEST

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)
Dates:
Wed 6 May 2015
Time:
7pm AEST
CPD:
1.5 CPD hours 3 x Cat 2 RACGP