Infection & Surgical Wounds
Tuesday 28 September 2021 0930-16.00
Entry is FREE to practicing Healthcare Professionals only via the Zoom Meeting platform
Registered Nurses working in the Community, Hospital and Nursing Home sectors
- Heidi Sandoz, Honorary Fellow UH, Tissue Viability Services Lead, Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust
- Lillian Chiwera, Infection Control Surveillance Team Leader, Guys and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
- Connie Traynor, Clinical Services Manager Outpatients: BMI Healthcare
- Melissa Rochon, Quality & Safety Lead for Surveillance, Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals, part of Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
- Fran Spratt, Lead Nurse Tissue Viability, University Hospitals Southampton
The aim of this day is to further enhance the understanding of delegates in the causes of surgical wound breakdown, the recognition and management of wound infection and the management of dehisced surgical wounds.
At the end of this study day, delegates will have:-
- An awareness of national guidance and best practice with regard to prevention of surgical wound infection
- A good understanding of how to recognise unusual signs of infection in surgical wounds including wound swabbing, how to do it when and why
- A basic understanding of NPWT (Negative Pressure Wound Therapy), how and when to use
There will also be an interactive virtual exhibition of wound care products and preventative aids from our industry partners.
All delegates will receive a certificate of attendance on completing the course.
The event can count for up to 5 hours of participatory learning.
Booking is via Eventbrite and upon registration, you will receive your Zoom login details. Click here to book your FREE place.