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Wound Care Practices in Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACF) – Two sessions available

Wed 18th November @ 8:00 am - Wed 25th November @ 5:00 pm

Sydney North Health Network (SNHN) invites RACF Staff to a webinar series which is aimed at increasing knowledge and skills for managing patients with acute and chronic wounds.  It will provide clarity on patient assessment and identification of patients that require referral. In addition, we will look at dressings and how to select the right dressing to optimise patient experience and outcomes.

This educational webinar is sponsored by Smith & Nephew

Session One: Wednesday 18 November 12.30pm – 2.30pm

Session Two: Wednesday 25 November 12.30pm – 2.30pm


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Click here to register for session two.


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Wed 18th November @ 8:00 am

Wed 25th November @ 5:00 pm


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Judy Chilcott, Clinical Educator – Smith & Nephew


Residential Aged Care Facility staff


Session one:

Skin Integrity & Skin Tears

  • Age Associated Skin Changes & Contributing Factors
  • Skin Tear Definition
  • Clinical Aims
  • STAR Classification
  • Skin Tear Management


Pressure Injury Prevention & Management / Differentiation of IAD vs Pressure Injury

  • Pressure Injuries Defined
  • Aetiology and Pressure Points
  • Identifying Those at Risk
  • Pressure Injury Classification
  • Pressure Injury Prevention and Management
  • Key factors that differentiation IAD vs Pressure Injury


Session Two:

Topics:  Wound Bed Preparation & Infection Management

  • Assessment & Diagnosis of Wound Bed
  • Barriers that affect healing
  • Wound Care Solutions & Dressing Selection


Judy or Robi, Education Coordinators – 9432 8250 or events@snhn.org.au.

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