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Otherwise known as "flesh-eating bacteria", necrotising fasciitis can be as serious as its name suggests. But just what is it, and do you stand a chance once the bug enters your body? Join Jan Rice for this passionate discussion on best practice management of this deadly condition, and learn how to spot the early warning signs...


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Jan Rice

Jan Rice is a Registered Nurse with many years of experience in surgical nursing. Jan is a member of the Venous Leg Ulcer Guideline Implementation sub-committee and the Pressure Injury Guidelines Development sub-committee. Jan obtained a Masters in Wound Care in 2009 and runs a wound clinic in a large Metropolitan General Practice — Ashwood Medical. Through her own business, Jan has been acting as a consultant to over 80 aged care facilities and a resource for Divisions of General Practice and surgeons within Victoria. Jan is an author of a book chapter on wound healing and has been a volunteer with Interplast since 1983. In 2006, she was awarded Fellowship to the Australian Wound Management Association. See Educator Profile


12 Total Rating(s)
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fiona mathews
28 May 2019

i didn't fully embrace the severity of this condition and the morbidity associated with its neglect or over looking it at an early stage.

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Leonie Weiss
26 May 2019

Well delivered, knowledgeable presenter. Well worth a look

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Abhinandan Kumar
26 May 2019

A very good and informative lecture

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Margaret Lillian Read
22 May 2019

very interesting

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Margaret Lillian Read
22 May 2019

Very interesting

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Margaret Lillian Read
22 May 2019

I found this very interesting.

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Arleta Roszkowski
25 May 2018

Very good

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caragh pugh
12 May 2018


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Christy Marais
09 May 2018

Very informative.

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Emma Mincher-Jones
23 Mar 2018

Very well delivered and easily explained.

CPD24m of CPD
Total Rating(s)  12
Published01 October 2017
Expires 14 August 2019
Wound Management
Infection Prevention
Preventative Health
Intensive Care
Critical Care
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Clinical Assessment
Nurse Practitioners
Integumentary and Skin
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