Lecture Overview

A comprehensive wound assessment and management update for all health professionals involved in wound management. Join Melinda Brooks, a highly experienced and skilled wound nurse practitioner, as she guides you through the 101 of wound assessment principles, infection prevention strategies, and the basics of aseptic technique.


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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 '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


47 Total Rating(s)
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Elsa-Louise Beanland
28 May 2019

engaging lecturer. Informative learning.

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Patricia Passaris
27 May 2019

Great Presentation...

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Pamela Goodman
23 May 2019

This was a good review of procedures that should be followed by all staff.

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Brandon Nguyen
21 May 2019

A good revision on basic wound care

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Vicki lees
20 May 2019

Excellent review for old hands and a very good introduction for graduates and students Succinct and commonsense and delivered with enthusiasm

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Kostova Milena
17 May 2019


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Yma Hawkins
15 May 2019

Dynamic presentation from very knowledgeable presenter.

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Wilma Barnes
15 May 2019

Overall it was a great.

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Margaret Smith
14 May 2019

Extremely interesting and easy to listen to.

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Ann Simpson
13 May 2019

Excellent lecture on wound assessment and cares by a clinically experience Nurse Practitioner. It was a good refresher as well as adding information about new techniques and treatments.