Date
29 May 2018
08:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Cost
Free
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Event location
Baptcare Westhaven Community
50 Pickett Street
FOOTSCRAY VIC 3011
Australia
Available to
All
Professional development points
-
North Western Melbourne PHN and Westhaven Community Care 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

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 will be 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.
 

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