Hobart: Wound Care and Latest Best Practice

Hobart: Wound Care and Latest Best Practice

A Practical Approach to Wound Management

The purpose of this 2-day Seminar is to provide practical strategies and tools, founded on the latest standards and evidence-based recommendations for effective wound management.

It is being held in beautiful Hobart – what a fabulous way to combine best practice wound care education and a visit to an exceptional location. 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.

Here is a short video at Hobart to whet your appetite:

The Nurses for Nurses Network Wound Care Seminars are a popular and necessary program for Nurses wanting to keep up to date with best practice wound care guidelines.

In this two-day program, you will learn about:

  • Chronic Wound Management – Combining the latest standards and common sense to ensure best practice
  • Venous, Arterial and Mixed Leg Ulcers – What’s the difference and why is it important in Wound Management
  • Hard to Heal (Complex Wounds) Causes, Tips & Solutions
  • Wound Infection in Clinical Practice – Exploring the wound infection continuum and the latest international clinical practice guidelines
  • The exploration of recommended wound care products, advanced wound care functions and the latest research influencing products and selection

Chronic wounds are estimated to affect 433,000 or more Australians a year at a conservative cost of $2.6b to the Australian health system. Nursing plays a huge role in how wound care is managed within multiple health service environments; hospitals, aged care settings, community services, and medical practices to name a few.

The role of the Nurse is not only to support the patient and provide wound management strategies that are able to meet the patient’s individual needs but also to manage the wound care resources available within the organisation to maximise wound management strategies in the most cost-effective way.

Learning Outcomes for the Seminar

In these sessions, you will:

  • Consolidate knowledge of the aetiology of wounds inclusive of factors that impede wound healing
  • Advance your skills in wound assessments, ongoing documentation, and intervention evaluation
  • Explore available wound products and gain confidence in product selection
  • Gain knowledge in wound management that allows you to advocate confidently for your patient with other members of the heath care team
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