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Wed, 12 June


Blackburn North

Wound debridement & Wound Dressings - 2 day seminar

This two day program is essential for those wanting to broaden their skills and learn more about wound debridement, various methods and practical application with pig trotters. The second day will focus on wound dressings. Cost - varies depending on whether or one or two days attended

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Wound debridement & Wound Dressings - 2 day seminar
Wound debridement & Wound Dressings - 2 day seminar

Time & Location

12 June 2024, 9:00 am AEST – 13 June 2024, 3:00 pm AEST

Blackburn North, 3 Springfield Rd, Blackburn North VIC 3130, Australia

About the Event


Day One - The term debridement often means different things to different health professionals. To the surgeon it means down to a bleeding base, to a wound nurse consultant it is removing as much non viable tissue without causing bleeding and to some nurses it just means using a sharp instrument. In this program we will discuss dressings that aid autolytic debridement, wound hygiene and  the ethical issues behind your decision making before embarking on dissecting a pigs trotter to gain a greater understanding of anatomy within the wounds you may encounter that require some form of debridement.

Day Two - do you have problems chosing a dressing when there are so many available with many functions, applications, contraindications, etc. Then this day is for you. EDach category of dressings will be explore, with practical, hands on workshop. We will also related this back to your workplace with an audit of your products and those that are appropriate for the types of wound you see.

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