MAIDSTONE

Please Note: This event is in the past

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Opening times
10:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Venue
Mercure Maidstone, Hollingbourne, Nr Maidstone, Kent, ME17 1RE
Tel
01622 631163
Fax
01622 735290

Workshops

Wound assessment as part of an holistic process A certificated study session for healthcare professionals

9:45 AM (Duration: 45 Minutes)

  • The importance of accurate assessment
  • Assessing the patient, the social circumstances and the wound.
  • Improving patient outcomes including the management of exudate.
  • Reducing cost and improving quality

A Certificate of Attendance will be issued.

Speaker: Simon Barrett - Tissue Viability Nurse Specialist

Leg ulcer management: old challenges, new outcomes A certificated study session for healthcare professionals

11:45 AM (Duration: 45 Minutes)

  • Assessment of the limb shape etc, considering compression treatment options.
  • Gaining confidence with the application of compression bandages
  • Building a care pathway for the patient with a venous leg ulcer, including skin care, oedema and nutrition.
  • Meeting your organisations targets in reducing delayed leg ulcer healing.

A Certificate of Attendance will be issued.

Speaker: Simon Barrett - Tissue Viability Nurse Specialist

Common dermatalogical conditions explained A certificated study session for healthcare professionals

2:15 PM (Duration: 45 Minutes)

  • Any Qualified Provider: the move in dermatology services from secondary to primary care
  • How these changes may affect you as a nurse working in primary care
  • Essential skills in; examining the skin; describing lesions; how to treat and when to refer

A Certificate of Attendance will be issued.

Speaker: Ray Norris - Tissue Viability Consultant

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Please Note: This event is in the past