QLD: Are You Thin-Skinned?

Date 5.00pm-8.30pm
7 March 2024
LocationRussell Strong Auditorium
Princess Alexandra Hospital
199 Ipswich Rd, Woolloongabba
QLD 4102 
Cost $59
This event is not open for registrations


An education evening exploringthe complexities and challenges of maintaining and protecting the skin integrity of our older clients. A minor traumatic injury in an older adult can potentially become a major long-term wound requiring complex care and multiple resources, causing frustration, pain and reliance on medical and nursing services.
Whether you area beginner or veteran, you will find this evening relevant, interesting and informative.

Topics of discussion include:

  • Pressure injury prevention and management in the older adult
  • Benign skin lesions in elder patients and inflammatory skin conditions in older adults
  • The WRAP: Wound Resource Action Plan (evidence-based wound management in a rehabilitation setting)
Our speakers include:
  • Dr Michael Cao, Dermatology Registrar, Queensland Institute of Dermatology andPrincess Alexandra Hospital
  • Jenny Kohlhardt, Clinical Nurse Consultant, Geriatric and Rehabilitation Unit, Princess Alexandra Hospital
  • Tracy Nowicki, Clinical Nurse Consultant, Prince Charles Hospital

The webinar link will be sent within 24 hours of the scheduled start time.

Certificates of attendance will be issued for those who attend in-person or via livestream, equivalent to 2.25hours of CPD. For those attending via livestream, you must attend a minimum of 50% of the livestream in order to receive a certificate.
Supper provided - please emailevents@woundsaustralia.orgby 29 February with anydietary requirementsas the venue needs advanced notice for specific catering.

Livestream (members only):$19
Student (in-person only - must show ID at venue):FREE (limited spots)
Note - if registering online, please provide yournameandemail addresswhen prompted so we can identify your registration.

Register for this event and join Wounds Australia as a member at the same time =

  • get member price forALLevents for 1 year (including this event)
  • waive $30 membership joinfee (pay $90 for membership instead of $120)

(Phone offer only - totake advantage of this offer, please call us on 1800 870 855 -note that membership sign-up and event registration must occur at the same time for thedeal to apply to this event).

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