August 2018 | The Fabulous World of Wounds | Hobart

August 2018 | The Fabulous World of Wounds | Hobart

Module Nine: Specialised Populations and Wound Management Considerations
22 & 25 August 2018 | Hobart | Click for full event listing>>

In this Seminar, we will explore Module Nine. The content of each module stands alone as a continuing professional development (CPD) activity and the completion of each module will be awarded a CPD Certificate as evidence of the education activity. There is a total of 12 CPD hours allocated in this Seminar program.

Module Nine Learning Outcomes:

  • Gain an understanding of the specialised care requirements of various client populations
  • Explore the linkages between physiology and the process of wounding
  • Examine the most common types of wounds that are found in these populations
  • Review Nursing strategies that are directed at reducing the incidence of unnecessary wounds or wound complications in these populations

The Nurses for Nurses Network has created a nine-module wound management program that provides the Nurse with the skill and knowledge to assess, plan, and manage wounds in the clinical setting to achieve the best possible outcome for the client.

Click here to find out more about the full Nursing Wound Management Program>>

The Destination: Hobart

The seminar is being held in beautiful Hobart – what a fabulous way to combine best practice wound care education and a visit to an exceptional location. Hobart has a rich culture of gourmet food and wine, flourishing arts and an often tragic history which when combined makes Hobart a “must-visit” destination for all. Whether you’re an outdoors buff, a foodie or culture enthusiast, there’ll be plenty to keep you busy.

The Venue: The Banksia Room

The venue for the seminar is the Banksia Room in the Royal Tasmanian Botanic Gardens which means that during breaks you can wander through the gorgeous gardens which will be bursting with the joy of spring while we are there.

Exclusive Online Library:

We have created an exclusive online Seminar library website for our attendees to access prior to the commencement of the Seminar. There are a number of sessions that you will need to complete prior to the seminar to ensure that you have the baseline information required to commence the content provided in Module Nine.

Library Content Includes:

  • Webinars and their corresponding note pages
  • Self-directed learning activities and
  • Other supporting documents for the face to face presentation

This page will be available to you as an attendee from 4 weeks before the seminar and for 2 weeks post the Seminar.

Optional Tours (Guests Welcome):

Costs for the optional tours are to be advised shortly but if you are interested in joining us then email Helen at our NfN office on [email protected] once you have you have registered to attend the Seminar.


First Stop: Historical Port Arthur
The Port Arthur Historic Site is one of Australia’s most important heritage sites and tourist destinations. Located on the scenic Tasman Peninsula in the south-east of Tasmania, it offers a unique and essential experience for all visitors to the area. The Port Arthur Historic Site is approximately 100km south east of Hobart

The tour includes lunch in the Asylum as well as a guided tour of the hospital that includes a commentary on how health care was delivered at Port Arthur.

There will be plenty of time to explore the grounds, take a cruise of the harbour, and explore the visitor’s centre.

CPD Included: History of Healthcare Delivery in a Penal Setting
A reflection and discussion comparing healthcare delivery in a penal setting to contemporary healthcare delivery in the acute setting. There will be self-directed reading activities to support the discussion.

On the Way Home
On the way home, we will call into the lovely town of Richmond where you can discover one of the many coffee or antique shops and wander around this lovely town.

The Program: (See 1-Page Itinerary)


0900 – 0930: Registration and Morning Coffee
0930 – 1130: Paediatric Patients and Wound Management
1130 – 1200: Time for a cuppa
1200 – 1300: Bariatric Patients and Wound Management
1300 – 1330: Lunch is served
1330 – 1430: Bariatric Patients and Wound Management Continued
1430 – 1500: Time for a cuppa
1500 – 1700: Palliative Patients and Wound Management


0900 – 0930: Registration and Morning Coffee
0930 – 1130: ICU – Critically Ill Patients and Wound Management
1130 – 1200: Time for a cuppa
1200 – 1300: Wound Care in Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Patients
1300 – 1330: Lunch is served
1330 – 1430: A Visit to the Medicinal Herb Garden
1430 – 1500: Time for a cuppa
1500 – 1700: Real World Wounds to Solve

OPTIONAL TOUR: SATURDAY 25nd AUGUST 2018 | 2 CPD Hours | Tour is limited to 45 places

0830 – 1000: Salamanca Markets
The iconic Salamanca Market is a celebration of Tasmania’s unique culture, creative artisans, talented musicians and diverse producers.
Treat all of your senses to the delights of Salamanca Market, with some of the finest flavours from the food and produce stalls and entertainment from local and international acts who now call Tasmania home.

We recommend that you have a look at them as you will pick up some unusual and gorgeous things.

Next Stop: Fat Pig Farm (The Gourmet Farmer on SBS)
Fat Pig Farm is owned and run by Matthew Evans and his wife Sadie Chrestman. It has been made famous by heir TV series the Gourmet Farmer

Matthew and Sadie are opening the doors at Fat Pig Farm in the Huon Valley for exclusively us!

On arrival, they’ll take you on a tour to explore the farm, meet the pigs and find out more about our philosophy and where your food has come from.

While sitting at the long table in the farm kitchen, they’ll serve you dishes straight from their gardens and paddock – all seasonal, all grown by hand, and all cooked in our open kitchen while you watch on. Everything possible will be sourced from within the farm itself. It’s an authentic paddock to plate meal – a one-off dining experience like no other.

Then we move on to The Cascade Brewery
Looking out over majestic Mount Wellington, the brewery facade and the three acres of heritage gardens makes the Cascade Visitor Centre an essential Hobart experience.

There are some stunning photo opportunities and you might like to pick up a coffee as you wander around the fabulous gardens. If time and weather permit we might visit Mount Wellington or take in some other spectacular scenery.

CPD Included: Food as Medicine
During this optional tour,  we will be looking at the concept of Food as Medicine and there will be self-directed reading activities to support the discussion.

Please Note: This tour is limited by the numbers that Fat Pig Farm can accommodate which is 45.

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