Weekend of Wounds:

Managing Wounds of the Lower Legs

28 – 29 Oct 2022  | Sunshine Coast | 12.5 CPD Hrs

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Phone: 07 4151 3884

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 07 4151 3884
Email: [email protected]

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Conference Synopsis

This conference explores the complex area of lower leg ulceration. You will learn about best practice wound management including wound aetiology, factors affecting wound healing and dressing selection.

Take part in 3 separate workshops on conducting a doppler, compression bandaging, and ongoing oedema management.

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Conference Learning Outcomes

In this seminar you will:

    • Gain an understanding of the aetiology of lower leg ulcers
    • Investigate factors affecting wound healing outcomes for lower leg ulceration
    • Explore and participate in assessment & management of lower leg ulceration
    • Discuss Best Practice & Principles for lower leg ulcers
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You will learn:

  • About lower leg ulceration
  • How to assess, dress, and compress
  • The difference between venous and arterial leg ulcers
  • Best practice management strategies
  • What doppler assessment is and why it is so important
  • The correct way to use a doppler
  • About toe pressures
  • How to manage oedema
  • The different products that can be used for oedema management
  • The long-term management strategies for oedema
  • About oedema garments, measuring and fitting
  • How intermittent pneumatic compression works
  • About compression wraps
  • Heaps! – come and join us

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Our PresenterS:

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Louise Webber

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

Louise has over 20 years of experience in wound management and 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.

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!

www.woundtherapies.com.au

 

Louise Webber

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

Louise has over 20 years of experience in wound management  and 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.

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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 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.

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. 

Conference Program:

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Day one: 28 Oct 2022

Topics covered today will include: 

  • Overview – Epidemiology and challenges in leg ulceration
  • Arterial & Venous ulcers – the why’s, why not’s & wounds!
  • Theory behind doppler assessment
  • Workshop: Undertaking a doppler assessment
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Day Two: 29 Oct 2022

Topics covered today will include:

  • Make an impression, play with compression
  • Workshop: How fabulous is Compression
  • Once healed, what happens next – the long-term management of oedema
  • Investigating products for long term oedema management -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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The Venue:

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Surfair Events Centre

923 David Low Way, Marcoola QLD 4564

07 5457 2555

 

Things to do During your Sunshine Coast Visit

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Bli Bli Watersports

Located on David Low Way Bli Bli Watersports boast 50 acres of water-born-fun to be had.

From wakeboarding in the cables ski area, bouncing on the inflatable in Wake Park or throwing a line in to try and catch the elusive Barra, you are sure to have a great time.

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Enjoy some fabulous food

Without a doubt the Sunshine Coast is a great place for any foodie to visit. It has an array of delicious places to eat and farmers markets to visit.

Even the venue of the conference is well known for its tasty food.

 

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Need some retail therapy?

Of course the place to go to fight the shopping big is to visit iconic Sunshine Plaza.

With over 320 specialty stores there is something for the whole family.

Who doesn’t love a good dose of retail therapy?

Conference Sponsors

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ConvaTec is a global medical products and technologies company focused on therapies for the management of chronic conditions, with leading market positions in advanced wound care, ostomy care, continence and critical care, and infusion devices.

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L&R ANZ employs a highly experienced team covering all ANZ regions, with the Head Office based in Melbourne.

L&R are committed to being a major supplier within ANZ and have specialist staff along with supporting structure and processes, to ensure we are able to support clinicians and patients with our leading medical device technology and services.

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They have a strong commitment to healthcare professionals and prove it every day.

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Our affiliation with ACN provides you with the opportunity to grow your career and tap into your individual potential.
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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 who are a recognised experts 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 – Morning tea, afternoon tea and lunch
  • 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

$590.00 inc GST

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NB: Price does not include accommodation or travel costs.
The Nurses for Nurses Network strongly recommends customers take out travel insurance at the time of registration for an event, to cover any unforeseen circumstances that may prevent them attending and thus incur any financial loss.

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