It's not just another Compression Workshop
Thursday 9, September 2021. 10.30am - 12.30pm
Registration details via 3M TBA
SMITH & NEPHEW SYMPOSIUM
Thursday 9 September 2021
INDUSTRY BREAKFAST SESSIONS
Friday 10 September Breakfast session 7.00 - 8.30am
Details to be confirmed .
FRIDAY WORKSHOP DESCRIPTIONS
Dressing Tips & Tricks
The wide variety of wound care dressings and wound management options available today can be bewildering. This workshop will cover different wound care product and some great tips and tricks on how to use them effectively.
Presenter: Sue Templeton
The Pain Game
The dissemination of contemporary pain management knowledge is necessary yet challenging in the busy clinical environment. This workshop will demonstrate a variety of pain management teaching strategies which have proven effective and provide a resource which may be utilised in your local setting. The Pain Game is an interactive group activity utilizing a game-show format to identify and address knowledge deficits in a safe learning environment. Teams compete in a race to the dorsal horn.
Presenter: Judy Leader
Management of the diabetic foot. This workshop will focus on three key aspects of diabetic foot disease ischaemia, neuropathy, and infection, from a practical perspective.
Presenter: Claire O'Shea
Surgical Wounds - Management of Necrotising Soft Tissue Infections (NSTI)
Necrotising soft tissue infection is not an uncommon condition in the acute presentation of surgical admissions. NSTI can range from a very mild form to a life -threatening condition. This workshop will be conducted as a collaborative approach from medical and nursing experience and expertise in the management of NSTI in a major New Zealand tertiary hospital. The focus of this session is to discuss and understand the aetiology and treatment principles of NSTI as well as some of the intricacies of managing the complex wound from debridement to wound care and dressings. The sessions will also facilitate by cases presentations and evaluation of clinical outcomes.
Facilitators: Mr Li Hsee and Sacha Cowell
Burns assessment and management.
In-depth look at the assessment and management of burns with reference to the Whakaari White Island eruption.
Presenter: Mr Richard Wong-She
Lymphedema can have a significant impact on patient’s quality of life the early identification and treatment can improve the outcome and decrease episodes of cellulitis. Diagnosis is based on clinical examination and history. This should be holistic and cover any physical, functional, or psychological issues that are associated with lymphedema. The main causes are either primary or secondary once the diagnosis has been established and any differential diagnosis excluded the next phase is treatment options. These include skin care, manual lymphatic drainage, education, support, exercises, and compression therapy. This workshop will concentrate on pneumatic therapy and compression bandaging for maintenance therapy. With particular focus on bandaging the oedematous leg.
Presenter: Rebecca Aburn