Wound Series - Leg Ulcers

Venue:

ACU & SVH Clinical School
Cator Building, Ground Level
(Building Entry on Barcom Ave Darlinghurst, across from Liechhardt Street)


Date details:

Date options for 2018:
28 June 2018
11 December 2018

8:30am - 4pm


Online registration and payment link:


Course overview:

This program aims to expand theoretical and practical knowledge to allow the health professional to become proficient in providing wound care for patients with lower limb wound care needs.


Speakers:

Coorindated by the SVH Wound CNC with a range of interdisciplinary presenters


Key topics:

On completion of this program,  it is expected that participants will be able to:
•    Examine the epidemiology of leg ulceration and its impact on health service provision
•    Discuss the anatomy and pathophysiology of the lower leg
•    Investigate different types of leg ulcers
•    Appraise the indicators for compression therapy
•    Outline the relevance of Ankle Brachial Pulse Index (ABPI)
•    Critique the theory of compression and relevance for certain lower leg ulcers

Practical Skills
On completion of this program,  it is expected that participants will be able to:
•    Accurately assess and document the care of a patient with lower leg wounds
•    Formulate effective treatment decisions, initiate further investigations as required and identify when to seek further specialist intervention or help from other health professionals
•    Safely and effectively apply compression bandages and hosiery
•    Monitor and evaluate treatment outcomes
•    Identify the psychosocial impact of leg ulceration
•    Evaluate the provision of leg ulcer services


Who should attend:

Health professionals who have fundamental skills and knowledge in wound assessment and management


Course enquiries:

Peter Jones
svhs.acusvhclinicalschool@svha.org.au
0457 562 178


Course Pre-requisites:

Fundamental wound knowledge


Pricing:

$110 ex GST


Parking:

Participants are required to organise their own travel and parking arrangements.


Cancellation policy:

Cancellation provided up to 5 working days before the program a full refund will be issued.
Cancellation past the 5 working days and before 24 hours prior to the program half refund will be issued.
Cancellation with 24hrs prior to the program no refund is issued.

Cancellation should be in writing to SVHS.NEDC@svha.org.au


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