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e-Seminars: Bringing expert education to you - wherever you are!

 
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e-Seminars: Bringing expert education to you - wherever you are!
by Cheryl Dezotti - Thursday, 9 August 2018, 11:29 AM
 

These are virtual events, presented by the Nurses for Nurses Network, so all you need is a device, the internet and a location of your choice.

The Fabulous World of Wounds - Module Four

Chronic Wounds – Best Practice Management | October 2018

In this module, we will discover the most common types of chronic wounds along with the aetiology, assessment, and best practice wound care recommendations. We will provide tips to apply to your decision making when choosing wound care products that are appropriate for each wound type.

Module Learning Outcomes:

  • Explore the types of chronic wounds
  • Investigate the aetiology of arterial and venous ulcers and review management and care planning strategies
  • Consider the aetiology of mixed ulcers and review management and care planning strategies
  • Gain an understanding of product selection – acknowledging that there are over 3000 products available to choose from

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The Fabulous World of Wounds - Module Five

Complex and Hard to Heal Wounds | February 2019

During this module we will explore the aetiology of hard to heal wounds and learn the clues for management that are hidden within a wound assessment. We will focus on the world of biofilms and identify biofilm management recommendations along with reviewing and problem-solving dressing choices for problem wounds.

Module Learning Outcomes:

  • Gain an understanding of complex and hard to heal wounds
  • Explore the available strategies to manage biofilm and wound infection
  • Investigate what is best practice wound assessment
  • Review the Nursing strategies that can be applied to the management of complex and hard to heal wounds

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The Fabulous World of Wounds - Module Six

Wound Products and Best Practice Application | April 2019

In recognition of the fact that not all workplaces are well resourced with wound care products, the session will also cover a baseline selection of products that would allow you to address the majority of wounds that you may see in your clinical practice.

Module Learning Outcomes:

  • Gain an understanding of the common-sense strategies that should underpin product selection
  • Review the large number of wound care products currently on the market
  • Determine how adequate assessment should drive product selection
  • Discuss examples of various wound types and explore the products best suited to the situation

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