Chronic Wounds: Overcoming Challenges

CPD
31m
Cover image for lecture: Chronic Wounds: Overcoming Challenges

Lecture Overview

This session looks at the difficulties faced by older people once their skin has broken down and a chronic wound is established. It will discuss ways to manage the care of a person’s wound in difficult healing circumstances.

Educators

Portrait of Melinda Brooks
Melinda Brooks

Melinda Brooks has worked in wound management for more than 20 years in a variety of settings from the Victorian Adult Burns Unit to community nursing to research and lecturing in wound care at both Monash and Latrobe Universities. Melinda works in private practice as a nurse practitioner in wound management, following her endorsement in 2013. Her work is mainly in aged care and the community, providing consultancy and education. In 2016, Melinda and two colleagues began 'Wounds R Us' – a collaboration that provides wound management education to clinicians around Melbourne. Melinda has presented at many state and national conferences and thrives on teaching others about the importance of holistic wound management. Melinda is currently a member of the Wounds Australia Education Pillar and committee member of the Wounds Australia national conference 2018. See Educator Profile

Details
CPD31m of CPD
First Published05 December 2018
Updated05 December 2018
Expires
23 July 2019
Topics
Wound Management
Chronic Illness
Aged Care
Integumentary and Skin
Learning Tools