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Lecture Overview

Pressure injuries are one of the most prevalent causes of preventable harm to older adults. This session discusses the causes, prevention, staging and management of pressure injuries, specific to the older patient.

Educators

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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

4.7

69 Total Rating(s)

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Marin Rajaratnam
28 Jun 2019

good

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Linda Morritt
01 Jun 2019

reinforces the nature of pressure injury and the products entertaining and informative

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Kay Johnson
31 May 2019

Excellent

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Maggy Spencer
31 May 2019

Very interesting topic.

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Dinarose Santos Bencio
30 May 2019

Very Good

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Tina Stewart
29 May 2019

I found this every interesting

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Michelle Murphy
29 May 2019

Excellent resource to reinforce my knowledge

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Belinda Da Silva
27 May 2019

This resource gave in depth insight into the correct management of pressure sores to attain the best possible outcome for the patient in healing

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Michael Lindsay
26 May 2019

Great lecture to review knowledge.

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Sherilyn May Ann Capell
25 May 2019

good. very interesting.