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2024 Wound Management Update Armidale

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

 

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 (ALERT) division.

 

 

Key learning outcomes:

On completion participants will be better able to:

Describe the anatomy & physiology of the integumentary system

Outline the process of wound healing

Identify factors which negatively impact on wound repair

Engage with the HEIDI assessment strategy

Discuss recent developments in wound hygiene and wound bed preparation

Review the role and function of wound dressings

Consider updates in both the aetiologies and clinical practice associated with surgical site dehiscence, skin tears, pressure injury, leg ulcers and diabetic foot injury

Discuss current practice recommendations for wound infection and biofilm

Examine advances in oedema management and compression therapy

 

 

Day 1                    Program

8:00am                 Registration

8:30am                 Course introduction

8:45am                 A&P of the integumentary system and the wound healing pathway

                            “Hard-to-heal” wounds & pharmacology

10.30am               Morning Break

10:50am               Patient & wound assessment – the HEIDI strategy

                             Wound infection - acute presentation & management

12:30pm               Lunch

1:15pm                 Wound infection – chronic presentation & management

                             Wound hygiene – what it is and how to do it

2:45pm                 Afternoon Break

3pm                      Selecting a wound dressing using the HEIDI methodology

                             Antimicrobial dressings – application in clinical practice

4:00pm                 Close





Day Two              Program

8:15am                 Registration / Arrive

8:30am                 Leg ulcers – part 1

                             Leg ulcers – part 2

10:30am               Morning tea

10:50am               Oedema and principles for compression therapy

                             Pressure injury – part 1

12:30pm               Lunch

1:15pm                 Pressure injury – part 2

                             Diabetic foot & ulceration

2:45pm                 Afternoon Break

3:00 pm                Skin tears

4.00pm                 Evaluations and Close

 

 

Fees

ACN members $500.00                     Non-members $550.00

 

TO REGISTER

Sign in or create an account to secure your place today.

ACN members
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Non members
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By registering for the short course you are agreeing to the registration 
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Monday, 01 July 2024 to
Tuesday, 02 July 2024
8:30 am
$550.00
TBA
Armidale NSW 2350
Face to Face
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Add to Calendar 07/01/2024 8:30AM 07/02/2024 4:00PM Australia/Canberra 2024 Wound Management Update Armidale A 2 day wound management course whose content can be immediately applied to the workplace to support clinicians working in nursing, allied health and pharmacy. TBA Armidale NSW 2350
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TO REGISTER

Sign in or create an account to secure your place today.

ACN members

Please log in to your membership account using the My ACN drop down box on our website.

Non members

If you have never enrolled into one of our online courses, you will need to “create a new account” following the prompts.

If you have previously enrolled, you can log on using your previous username and password.

By registering for the short course you are agreeing to the registration Terms and Conditions.

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