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INDUSTRY SYMPOSIA

It's not just another Compression Workshop

Thursday 9, September 2021. 10.30am - 12.30pm 
Lunched served to attendees. 12.30 - 1.00pm

 

Registration details via 3M TBA

SMITH & NEPHEW SYMPOSIUM

Thursday 9 September 2021

 

 

Details TBC

INDUSTRY BREAKFAST SESSIONS

Friday 10 September Breakfast session 7.00 - 8.30am

Details to be confirmed .

Saturday 11 September Breakfast Session 

Details can you viewed on the flier below.

FRIDAY WORKSHOPS

 

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

Diabetic Foot
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
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