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Lecture Overview

Pressure injuries are one of the most prevalent causes of preventable harm to older adults. This session discusses the causes, prevention, staging and management of pressure injuries, specific to the older patient.


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Melinda Brooks

Melinda Brooks has worked in wound management for more than 20 years in a variety of settings from the Victorian Adult Burns Unit, to community nursing, to research and lecturing in wound care at both Monash and Latrobe Universities. Melinda works in private practice as a Nurse Practitioner in wound management, following her endorsement in 2013. Her work is mainly in aged care and the community, providing consultancy and education. In 2016, Melinda and two colleagues began <em>Wounds R Us</em> – a collaboration which provides wound management education to clinicians around Melbourne. Melinda has presented at many state and national conferences and thrives on teaching others about the importance of holistic wound management. Melinda is currently a member of the Wounds Australia Education Pillar and committee member of the Wounds Australia national conference 2018.




30 Total Rating(s)

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Susmita Shrestha
18 Mar 2019

It was so effective course which gives lots of knowledge.

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Sanju Maharjan
14 Mar 2019

Pressure injury care is very important topics. Understanding the signs and symptoms of pressure injury initial starting can help prevent from pressure injury. This video help me to gain more knowlegde regarding this topics and i am looking forward to provide better patient care.

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Emily curtain
23 Feb 2019

informative and engaging knowledgeable lecturer

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Christine Bornholt
20 Feb 2019

Could not see some of the pictures she talked about but was informative

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09 Feb 2019

Very enjoyable and informative presentation, would be happy to recommend it to others. Would love to attend a two day presentation by This practitioner.

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Song Ye
05 Feb 2019

Great presentation.

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suzanne roslyn mason
02 Feb 2019

the speaker was very knowlegable

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Linda Newby
27 Jan 2019

Great presentation clear well expressed recommendations with scientific evidence available.

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Rhonda Tudman
24 Jan 2019

Excellent lecture. Very appropriate for my work envoirment. Very informative and useful information.

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Christina Kellick
23 Jan 2019

This was an excellent presentation,very clear and current