Posts Tagged ‘Chronic Wounds’

True or False: Hydrocolloids are Not Recommended for Skin Tears? Take our Wound Knowledge Test!

Are Hydrocolloid Dressings Recommended for Skin Tear Management - Take our Quiz

Skin Tear management includes evidence-based wound management as well as preventative strategies which will assist in preventing wound deterioration and future skin tears. Hydrocolloid Dressings are adhesive, waterproof dressings comprised of various gel forming properties including carboxymethyl-cellulose, pectin, gelatin and elastomers. Hydrocolloids provide a moist wound environment, aid in autolytic debridement, conform to body shape,…

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Foundations of Wound Management – Brisbane Workshop

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Designed for busy nurses, this workshop provides comprehensive, easy to understand principles and tools to support evidence-based person-centred wound management practice. EVENT SUMMARY: Date: Tuesday July 23, 2019 Venue: George Williams Hotel, Brisbane 4000 Price $250 (early bird price $199 available until May 31) 6 Face-Face CPD Hours Tickets strictly limited Book here: https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=493898&bof There…

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Record Number Of Aussies Will Be Presenting At Next Month’s “8th Olympics Of The Diabetic Foot”

Olympics of the diabetic foot

Article by Diabetic Foot Australia The International Symposium on the Diabetic Foot (ISDF) has been informally known as the “Olympics of the diabetic foot” since 1996. And this year will see a record of 20 Aussie presentations at next month’s 8th ISDF “Olympics” in The Netherlands which is much more than any other “Olympics”. Why…

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Specialist Wound Consultations in the Community at No Out of Pocket Cost

Community Aged Care | Wound Innovations

Wound Innovations is providing Specialist Wound Consultations in the Community, with consultations incurring no out of pocket cost for patients.  Wound Innovations provide specialist Wound Management to residents in the Community which can be funded through eligible Home Care Packages and/or DVA Gold Card. Wound management can be provided at our clinic (Brisbane), in the…

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Fundamentals of Lymphoedema & Wound Care Management Workshop

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Earn 10 Hours CPD and learn evidence-based management of lymphoedema and wound care in this half day workshop. DOWNLOAD EVENT FLYER  Located at our state of the art learning facilities at Spring Hill, this event utilises a practical skills development approach to learning about evidenced based management of lymphodema in chronic wounds. Learning Outcomes: Display an understanding of…

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Introducing Wound Innovations staff: Dr John Bingley – Vascular Surgeon and Clinical Director of Wound Innovations

Dr John Bingley – Vascular Surgeon and Clinical Director of Wound Innovations   Tell us a little bit about your professional background? Queensland trained doctor, with time as a junior doctor in country hospital; Diploma of Obstetrics; research Masters and PhD in arterial injury; Vascular Surgery training completed 2003; worked in Brisbane since then; Director of Surgery at…

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Staying out of trouble below the knee: diagnosis, excision and ulcer management

Wound Innovations and Australian Skin Cancer Academy are happy to announce a new event specifically designed for General Practitioners “Staying out of trouble below the knee: diagnosis, excision and ulcer management”. Diagnosis and management of skin lesions and ulcers below the knee can be difficult. Choosing which lesion to excise, how to excise it to maximize healing, and how…

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Introducing Wound Innovations staff: Sharon Whalley

Introducing Wound Innovations staff: Sharon Whalley – Nurse Practicioner Candidate.   Tell us a little bit about your professional background? I am currently doing my Masters of Nursing (Nurse Practitioner) course through the University of Newcastle, which I will complete in December 2018. I did my undergraduate degree in nursing at the University of Western Sydney many years ago.…

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