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Wound Care in General Practice

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
3 sessions over 3 weeks

CESPHN and Nepean Blue Mountains PHN invites local General Practitioners, Practice Nurses and Podiatrists to a webinar series which is aimed at increasing knowledge and skills for managing patients with acute and chronic wounds.  

It will provide clarity on patient assessment and identification of patients that require referral. In addition, we will look at dressings and how to select the right dressing to optimise patient experience and outcomes.

Presenter: Sara Ford (RN), National Clinical Educator, Hartmann Australia

Target Audience: GPs, Practice Nurses, Podiatrists

This is a 3-part series and you only need to register once

Session 1 – Tuesday, 10 November 2020

  • Provide an overview of wound healing, factors that impact healing, and the importance of assessment and documentation
  • Identify the difference between acute and chronic wounds
  • Provide an understanding of first aid for burn injuries and how to manage minor burns
  • Provide an understanding of prevention and treatment of skin tears

Session 2 – Tuesday, 17 November 2020

  • Review chronic wound assessment and wound bed preparation
  • Review why chronic wounds are slow to heal
  • Provide an overview of chronic wound treatment based on TIME
  • Simplify product selection based on patient and wound characteristics

Session 3 – Tuesday, 24 November 2020

  • Recap of types of leg ulcers
  • Provide an understanding of the importance of patient assessment of in developing a wound plan
  • Review treatment options for diabetic foot ulcers, arterial and venous ulcers
  • Review compression therapy and how it works in venous leg ulcers  

Please do a separate registration per person to ensure we record all participants

 

Type
Delivery
Title
Wound Care in General Practice
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Wound care
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
3 sessions over 3 weeks
Start Date
10-Nov-2020
End Date
24-Nov-2020
Price
Free
Price Details
Registration Needed
Location
Online
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