Wound Infection & Managing Bacterial Load Workshop

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03 Sept 2024 | 0800 – 1200 | Gold Coast | 4 CPD HRS

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Phone: 07 4151 3884

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 07 4151 3884
Email: [email protected]

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Why does a high bacterial load impact on wound healing?

How do you define a wound infection?

As we see an increasing resistance to antibiotics we are increasingly challenged to managed wounds these types of wounds. What is the latest information, what is best practice?

This workshop will explore the practical side of managing wound infection, biofilms, wound swabbing to achieve good healing outcomes.

The second part of this workshop focuses on the wound planning and management for infected wounds – which dressings are antimicrobial, what is their mechanism of action and how do we use them.

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Seminar Learning Outcomes

At this workshop, you will:

    • Gain an understanding of the continuum for wound infection and it’s implications for clinical practice
    • Explore wound swabbing, antimicrobial stewardship
    • Review topical antimicrobial dressings available in the Australian as a hands on workshop
    • Discuss wound planning and managing infected wounds

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Our Presenter:

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Louise Webber

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

Louise has over 25 years of experience in Wound Management and established her Private Practice (Wound Therapies) in 2014. She has worked in several public hospitals and Community settings in Australia and overseas. She currently works collaboratively with several Aged Care Providers and private hospitals and runs her specialist community wound clinic.

Louise Webber

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

Louise has over 25 years of experience in Wound Management and established her Private Practice (Wound Therapies) in 2014.

She has worked in several public hospitals and Community settings in Australia and overseas. She currently works collaboratively with several Aged Care Providers and private hospitals and runs her specialist community wound clinic.

Louise was previously an Honorary Clinical Fellow for Australian Catholic University and continues to participate in research projects with a leading Queensland University.

Louise is passionate about wound care and strives for best practices. Additionally, she has participated in several international working groups for Pressure Injuries and Leg ulcers and frequently presents at workshops, conferences & seminars.

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

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Sessions included:

  • What is palliative wound management?
  • Person Centred Wound Care
  • Wound Management Planning
  • A Practical Session on Managing Palliative Wounds

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The Venue:

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Parkwood Tavern

Cnr Olsen &, Wintergreen Dr, Parkwood
(07) 5571 5104

Things to do During your Gold Coast Visit

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Something to do for everyone

The attractions of the Gold Coast bring smiles to people of all ages and stages. With exhilarating rides, exotic animals and endless waterslides to help you cool off on hot summer days, your Gold Coast holiday offers a full spectrum of interactive entertainment - from dazzling big budget Gold Coast theme parks to small, hilariously kitsch museums.

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Amusements and Theme Parks

The Coast’s kid cred is already world-renowned – theme parks rise from the sand and sea. Jump into cute, cuddly and roaring wildlife encounters; worlds built entirely for those that bounce; and ice creameries serving up sugar highs from just about every corner.

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Need some retail therapy?

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Enjoy some fabulous food

The Coast is a place where night bites, hatted restaurants, street eats and breweries are all served with a side of alfresco. A place where five-star feasting means dusting the sand from your feet; where surfers swap their boards for a latte at sun-up and little ones break from beachside frolics to feast on epic spreads of fish and chips.

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What’s Included:

  • A workshop program based on current best practice
  • Presenters who are recognised experts in their field and are excited to be able to share their skill, knowledge, and passion with Conference Attendees
  • A workshop pack that includes a notepad, pen, and additional information to support a fantastic workshop experience
  • A delicious morning tea
  • A workshop transcript that identifies each session including the session synopsis and session presenter
  • A Certificate of Completion identifying the CPD hours 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

$260.00 inc GST

NB: Price does not include accommodation or travel costs.
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