TROHPIQ will be hosting a wound care workshop to assist student healthcare professionals to increase their knowledge of current techniques in wound management. Topics will be presented by specialist wound care nurse, Kim Kaim, from the Australian Wound Management Association. Although the workshop will be targeted particularly to the learning needs of student nurses, all TROHPIQ members and healthcare students, generally, are welcome to apply to attend.
When: 1st August, 2015, 0800hrs-1600hrs.
Where: Venue to be confirmed, likely to be held in Health Sciences Building, UQ Herston Campus.
Cost: $10 for TROHPIQ members and $20 for non-TROHPIQ members.
Topics to be covered: Anatomy of the Skin and Physiology of Wound Healing (remedial overview), History Taking and Clinical Examination of Wounds, Investigation Techniques (Pulses, Doppler, Monofilament, Swabs), Diagnosis, Implementation of Wound Management, Dressings, and Compression Technique.
Lunch and refreshments will be included.
We hope to see you there!