Wound Care: Negative Pressure Wound Therapy

July 26, 2024 (9:00 am - 4:30 pm)
July 26, 2024 (9:00 am - 4:30 pm)
Location: NSWNMA, 50 O'Dea Avenue Waterloo 2017
CPD Hours: 6
Cost: Members $95, Non-members $190, lunch and refreshments provided
Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) also known as Vacuum Assisted Closure (VAC) This session will focus on how NPWT works, which types of wounds benefit most from NPWT and what factors increase a patient’s risk for adverse events with NPWT. Learning objectives:
  • Recognise the different ways to apply NPWT in a safe a manner for the patient and staff
  • Recognise when it is not safe to use NPWT
  • Be able to apply NPWT to an uncomplicated and complicated wound shape.
This will be a hands-on workshop where you will get to participate in practicing the application of NPWT. Please read the NSWNMA Education Cancellation, Refund and Catering Policy prior to registering for this course. Lunch and refreshments are provided. A CPD Certificate will be provided to attendees at the end of the workshop.

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