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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 <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.




23 Total Rating(s)

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Moira Munro
07 Feb 2019

Interesting topic.

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Richelle Bond
02 Feb 2019

Great lecturer, very knowledgeable!

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Hannah Pry
16 Jan 2019

Great knowledge! As a new nurse, this is something i will start thinking more about when assessing my patients both individually and holistically.

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Kristine s kealy
31 Dec 2018

Good lecture on wound care and debridement. Engageing speaker, and could stay with her

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Angela Carruthers
17 Dec 2018

New information re naming of dressings is important .

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Justine Taperell
12 Dec 2018

Very helpful

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Kalo Liga
09 Nov 2018

Excellent presentation, short and in depth..

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Ruth Curtis
08 Nov 2018

good, helpful information that was easy to understand

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Andrea Stephens
13 Oct 2018

Clear and precise discussion

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Zoe hanna
12 Oct 2018

It was interactive and informative. Slide shows are a good way to engage.