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Wound Care in General Practice

Speciality Classification
General Practice ( GP ) / Family Medicine
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Duration
1 hour

Date:

17 November 2020 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Region:

Online

Audience:

GPs, Practice Nurses, Residential Aged Care Nurses and Podiatrists

Venue:

Go To Webinar

Key Presenter/s:

Sara Ford, RN, National Clinical Educator, Hartmann Australia

Overview

Nepean Blue Mountains PHN and Central East Sydney PHN invite local General Practitioners, Practice Nurses and Residential Aged Care Nurses 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.

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

Session 1 - Tuesday, 10 November 
Speaker: Sara Ford (RN), National Clinical Educator, Hartmann Australia

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

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

  • 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  
Type
Delivery
Title
Wound Care in General Practice
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Wound care
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
1 hour
Start Date
17-Nov-2020
Price
Free
Price Details
Registration Needed
Location
Online
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