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Unpicking the Mysteries of Wound Management Products

23 – 25 February 2022  | Sunshine Coast | 15 CPD Hrs

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Phone: 07 4151 3884

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Phone: 07 4151 3884
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Conference Synopsis

This conference explores the complex area of managing wounds and the different wound types, best practice management, and dressing selection for best healing outcomes.

Take part in a range of workshops on dressing product types, developing a wound formulary (recipe on how to stock your dressing cupboard) and managing infected wounds.

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Conference Learning Outcomes

In this seminar you will:

    • Gain an understanding of the basic wound assessment
    • Investigate different dressing products for developing a Wound product formulary
    • Explore and participate in hands on workshops for different dressing products for acute and chronic wounds and managing wound infection
    • Discuss Best Practice & Principles for different wound types
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You will learn:

  • The different wound types including acute and chronic wounds and the wound healing process
  • The clinical requirements of wound assessment
  • Best Practice guidelines for wound assessment
  • How to manage non-viable tissue with dressings
  • The criteria for wound product selection
  • The various wound care products available on the market
  • That you don’t need all the products available to have an effective management strategy
  • About acute wounds specifically those that can present in the emergency environment and how acute wounds are managed
  • What is wound exudate
  • Why does wound exudate occur
  • How to manage wound exudate
  • In a hands-on environment the various dressing types that can be used to manage wound exudate
  • How to identify a wound infection
  • The best practice principles for the management of wound Infection
  • The when, why, and how of Antimicrobials dressings
  • What a wound formulary is and how to create one
  • Heaps! – come and join us

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Our PresenterS:

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Louise Webber

Masters Nursing Science (Nurse Practitioner), BA (Hons), RN

Louise has over 20 years of experience in wound management established her own Private Practice (Wound Therapies) following the completion of her Nurse Practitioner in 2014. She has worked across several public hospitals and Community Nurse Settings both in Australia and overseas.

Louise Webber

Masters of Nursing Science (Nursing Practioner), BA (Hons), RN

Louise has over 20 years’ experience in wound management established her own Private Practice (Wound Therapies) following completion of her Nurse Practitioner in 2014. She has worked across several public hospitals and Community Nurse Settings both in Australia and overseas.

She works collaboratively with several Aged Care Providers, private hospitals and Community Nursing Services and runs a Specialist wound clinic for a GP Practice north of Brisbane.

Louise was previously an Honorary Clinical Fellow for Australian Catholic University having participated in several research projects leading to publication. She is passionate about wound care and striving for best practice and has participated in several international working groups for Pressure Injuries and Leg ulcers.

She is a mum of two teenagers, loves the Sunny Coast lifestyle and attempting to play golf!

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Kerrie Coleman

Nurse Practitioner Complex Wound Management, Skin Integrity Services, Critical Care & Clinical Support Services/Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital Metro North Hospital & Health Service

Kerrie is a Nurse Practitioner in wound management and was instrumental in setting up the Skin Integrity Service at the Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital. 

Kerrie Coleman

Nurse Practitioner Complex Wound Management, Skin Integrity Services, Critical Care & Clinical Support Services/Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital Metro North Hospital & Health Service

Kerrie is a Nurse Practitioner in wound management and was instrumental in setting up the Skin Integrity Service at the Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital. Kerrie has approximately 30 years’ experience in wound management and has worked primarily in tertiary hospitals in NSW and Qld. 

She manages an outpatient wound clinic, provides inpatient consultations and is a resource for the Metro North Health Service District and across Queensland. Kerrie has been a guest lecturer for various universities on wound care as well as providing continuing education programs for the Metro North Health District.

In 2016 and 2018 Kerrie was awarded the Ian McFarlane Award for nursing excellence in clinical education and clinical practice.  In amongst all this Kerrie does manage to find time to spend with her family especially her two beautiful granddaughters and 4 month old grandson.

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Jen Sanderson

Physiotherapist and Lymphoedema Therapist

Jen Sanderson is a Physiotherapist and Lymphoedema therapist and is near completion of her PhD using ultrasound to assess lymphoedema tissue composition. Jen has clinical experience in both public health and private practice and currently runs her own Physiotherapy business in Brisbane.

Jen Sanderson

Physiotherapist and Lymphoedema Therapist

Jen Sanderson is a Physiotherapist and Lymphoedema therapist and is near completion of her PhD using ultrasound to assess lymphoedema tissue composition. Jen has clinical experience in both public health and private practice and currently runs her own Physiotherapy business in Brisbane.

Jen also works as a clinical advisor and educator for Medi-Rent, which is a company that distributes medical devices including compression pumps.

Conference Program:

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Day one: Wed 23 Feb 2022

Topics covered today will include: 

  • Overview – Common wound types, wound healing and best practice
  • Wound assessment and management
  • Introducing Wound Products – Managing non-viable tissue with dressings
  • Investigating products for managing non-viable tissue – product show and tell

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Day Two: Thur 24 Feb 2022

Topics covered today will include:

  • Wound exudate how to manage and the impact on healing
  • Adjunct Therapies for exudate management

  • Managing an oozy wound! – product show and tell

  • Wound Infection – best practice and principles
  • An overview of oedema and wound healing

  • Reflection in Action: debride – no debride
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Day Three: Fri 25 Feb 2022

Topics covered today will include:

  • Wound Infection – best practice and principles

  • Antimicrobial dressings – what can I use and how do I use them? – product show and tell

CONFERENCE GOVERNANCE

The Governance oversight for the content of this Conference program and the issuing of the associated CPD Certificate is provided by the Nursing CPD Institute (NCI). NCI is committed to providing high quality, clinically relevant education for Nurses.

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Happy attendees

Louise has an amazing amount of knowledge. Mixing fun with information is a great presentation style.

Carmel

Weekend of Wounds | The Sunshine Coast | February 2021

Wonderful educational event, just left me wanting more. It is wonderful to have clinicians delivering the education sessions. So real, presenters’ enthusiasm was contagious. Congratulations and again thank you

Julie

Weekend of Wounds | Townsville | October 2021

Wounds were covered incredibly well and any questions were answered, I think this weekend covered just about everything wound related, it was great.

Tamara

Weekend of Wounds | Townsville | October 2021

What’s Included

  • An extensive Conference program based on current best practice
  • Conference Presenters that are a recognised expert in their field and are excited to be able to share their skill, knowledge, and passion with Conference Attendees
  • A Conference pack that includes a notepad, pen  and additional information to support a fantastic Conference experience
  • A Conference Workbook
  • Fabulous catering for two and half days of conference – Morning tea, afternoon tea and lunch
  • Conference trivia evening including nibbles and a couple drinks
  • Online library with resource material to support learning
  • A Conference Transcript that identifies each session held at the Conference including the session synopsis and session presenters
  • A Certificate of Completion identifying the CPD hours attached to the Conference Program for you to include in your CPD Evidence Portfolio
Disclaimer: The opinions and statements of facts expressed in the Papers in these proceedings are those of the Authors and do not necessarily represent those of the Nurses for Nurses Network (NfNN), the editors, the organising committee or the supporters of this conference. No responsibility can be accepted by the organisers for errors or omissions in the individual papers. Sessions are correct at time of publication. Sessions are subject to change without notice due to circumstances beyond the control of the organisers. NfNN reserves the right to alter charges, cancel, postpone, change or withdraw the product or service at any time.

Registration Cost

$790.00 inc GST

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