Date
19 Jun 2018
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Cost
Free
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Event location
Corpus Christi Community Greenvale
855 Mickleham Road
GREENVALE VIC 3059
Australia
Available to
All
Professional development points
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North Western Melbourne PHN and Corpus Christi Community Greenvale welcome you to this free education session.
This wound care update and falls prevention session is ideally suited to clinicians and carers working across the primary health care setting and includes GPs and Practice Nurses, as well as Nurses working in the community and aged care settings.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this course, attendees will have:
  • an up-to-date best practice wound care overview with special reference to wound care and healing in the elderly
  • an up-to-date best practice falls prevention and effective interventions to manage falls risks in the aged care setting

Speakers
Two topics will be covered in this presentation, 

Wound Education Component
presented by
Jan Rice, Director of Wound Care Services
FAWMA, Mast Wound Care (Monash)
Jan Rice is a well-known expert in wound care in Victoria. She has worked as a wound consultant for many years and brings her expertise and experience to the aged care setting.

Falls Prevention Component
delivered by
Vivir healthcare who are a provider of physio and allied health support to the aged care sector with offices across Australia. Their educators bring the relevance of hands on experience in preventing and managing falls risks in the RACF.

Light refreshments will be served throughout the day
 

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