Cover image for lecture: Incontinence and Skin Basics (PCAs and AINs)

Lecture Overview

Many older adults often experience incontinence, which can impact the surrounding skin. Being able to care for an incontinent older adult appropriately also includes managing and preventing impact on the surrounding skin. (This session is intended for PCAs and AINs).

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 <em>Wounds R Us</em> – a collaboration which 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.

Reviews

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17 Total Rating(s)

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DIVYA KARIANKAL BASTIN
17 Apr 2019

GOOD

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ELA Maniriho
15 Apr 2019

Presentation was clear and understandable

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Matthew Daniel Smith
15 Apr 2019

Terrific knowledge base The speaker was clear and easy to understand

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Maureen Beverley Ann LAING
14 Apr 2019

Excellent, thorough overview with very useful information.It was quite detailed and the presenter was engaging and informative.

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Wendy Marelle Sheppard
14 Apr 2019

The presentation was presented at a good pace with the presenter displaying a very good knowledge of the topic being discussed. The interaction with the audience was also effective in keeping them engaged.

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Jeffrey stein
12 Apr 2019

Ii found the lecture interesting i have to say im not as involved with as much direct patient care/ hygiene at this stage of my carer so its good to update with some basics again.

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Guy Ledlie Eadie
11 Apr 2019

Very informative

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wendy smallwood
10 Apr 2019

This is a comprehensive seminar for the understanding of basic shin care and very necessary in aged care setting

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Debra Spoehr
05 Apr 2019

It was engaging and informative.

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Gemma Dale
05 Apr 2019

Very detailed. The slides where shown correlating with what the speaker was teaching. Was well researched and very engaging