2021 Wound Management Update Hobart

 

This face-to-face course is conducted over two days and is equivalent to 14 continuing professional development (CPD) hours*.

Key learning outcomes

On completion participants will be better able to:

  • Describe the anatomy & physiology of the skin
  • Outline the process of wound healing
  • Identify factors which negatively impact on wound repair
  • Engage with the the HEIDI assessment strategy
  • Discuss recent developments in debridement and wound hygiene
  • Review dressing function in protease and microbial management
  • Consider updates in both the aetiologies and clinical practice associated with skin tears, pressure injury, leg ulcers and diabetic foot injury
  • Discuss the current theories and practice recommendations involving wound infection and biofilm
  • Examine advances in oedema management and compression therapy

 

Fees

ACN members $410.00                     Non-members $455.00

 

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Presenter Biography

Gary Bain RN CNC MClinEd BN DipApSc MACN

Gary has been involved in delivering and teaching wound management since 1987.

Currently in private practice as The Wound Guy, Gary provides education to medical, nursing, allied-health and product-industry personnel. He also provides clinical support to patients and their clinicians in the aged care, primary care and community sectors.

These activities are conducted concurrently with his present role as educator and nurse consultant in wound management at the Mt Wilga Private Hospital (Rehabilitation Centre). He is also a lecturer at Macquarie University with the Australian Lymphoedema Education, Research and Treatment division

 

Program

 

Day 1 outline

8:00am

Registration

8:30am

Course introduction

8:45am

Anatomy & physiology of the skin and the Wound Healing pathway

9:30am

Reasons for “hard-to-heal” wounds & the impact of Pharmacology on wound healing

10:15am

 

10.30am

Quiz & Discussion

 

Morning Break

10:50am

Patient assessment – using the HEIDI strategy

11:30am

Engaging with the wound & wound hygiene

12:15pm

 

12:30pm

Quiz & Discussion

 

Lunch

1:15pm

Wound dressings: a generic overview & tools for protease control

1:45pm

Antimicrobial dressings – revising practice

2:30pm

 

2:45pm

Quiz & Discussion

 

Afternoon Break

3.00pm

Group activity – Case Study

3:45pm

Resources to have at your place of practice

4:00pm

Close

 

 

















































Day 2 outline

 

8:15am

Registration / Arrive

8:30am

Wound infection – the acute and the chronic

9.15am

Leg ulcers – the common and the atypical

10:15am

 

10:30am

Quiz & Discussion

 

Morning tea

10:50am

Oedema and principles for compression therapy

11:45am

Pressure injury – new guidelines and practice

12:30pm

 

12:45pm

Quiz & Discussion

 

Lunch

1:30pm

Impact of diabetes on wound healing and foot ulceration

2:15pm

Skin tears – a review of practice & introduction to ISTAP

2.45pm

Group activity – Case Studies

3:20 – 3:30pm

Evaluations and Close

 


Monday, 23 August 2021 to
Tuesday, 24 August 2021
8:00 am
$455 (Members: $410)
Riviera Room
Wrest Point
410 Sandy Bay Road
Sandy Bay 7005
Face to Face