Standards for Wound Prevention and Management
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Presenter Cheryl Dezotti, Nurse Education Specialist - The Nursing CPD Institute
Cheryl Dezotti is a Director and Nurse Education Specialist at the Nurses for Nurses Network. Cheryl co-created and administers this Network to provide an online platform for Nurses to meet their continuing professional development requirements. She is also the editor, and major contributor, of the Nursing News Blog associated with this Network.
Cheryl’s varied and interesting career highlights include clinical experience in acute surgical, medical, and renal dialysis. The completion of her Master’s degree in Quality in Health Care led to senior management roles in both the acute and aged care sectors, the later leading to her appointment as a Nurse Advisor and Administrator with the Department of Health and Ageing. Cheryl has worked extensively in the field of education in a number of healthcare and university settings.
Cheryl has a passion for wound care and has lectured widely on the subject in both Australia and internationally. This passion has led her to author a wound assessment book as well as creating a post graduate wound care course. Cheryl’s aim is to make a difference to the recipients of health care and she believes that a positive outcome for the patient can only be achieved if Nurses keep up to date with best practice guidelines and their practical application in the workplace.
In this session you will:
- Gain an understanding of the Standards for Wound Prevention and Treatment and their application to your work practice
- Receive an overview of each of the standards
- Learn current recommendations regarding wound care practices
- Gain information to support contemporary wound care decision making in your workplace