Tuesday – Keep Moving

In partnership with Molnlycke 

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Attendance

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Title

Pressure injury prevention and best practices in prone positioned patients 

When

Tuesday 16 November 1230-1330

Format

FREE to attend via the Zoom Webinar platform, will also be streaming to Facebook Live and the TVS website. Webinar will also be available to view on catch-up

The Speakers

  • Dr Michelle Barakat-Johnson, PhD, MN, BN, RN, NSWOC, University of Sydney
  • Moderating the webinar – John Timmons, Global Medical Director, Molnlycke

Overview

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, an increasing number of patients are being admitted to ICU/CCU and cared for in a prone position for extended periods to aid mechanical ventilation. How can clinicians manage the increased risk of patients developing pressure ulcers as a result of prone positioning?

Learning Objectives

By attending this webinar you will:-

  • Understand how pressure injuries occur in proned patients
  • Learn from the Australian experience what procedures were put into place to improve outcomes for patients
  • Learn how the addition of prophylactic dressing into the comprehensive skin care pressure injury bundle achieved positive outcomes