Cover image for lecture: Preventing Pressure Injuries (PCAs and AINs)

Lecture Overview

Aimed at personal care assistants (PCAs) and assistants in nursing (AINs), this session provides learning on what causes a pressure injury, who is most at risk and best-practices for repositioning immobile patients to reduce pressure to an area.


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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 La Trobe 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.



46 Total Rating(s)

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Gillian Pringle
21 Aug 2019

I find all these video lessons a bit disjointed in that we do not see what the room participants are seeing

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Susan May
19 Aug 2019

interesting and relevant to all areas of nursing

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carol kelly-moore
19 Aug 2019

I enjoyed the presentation. The information was in relevant to my professional career.

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Toni Sheridan
14 Aug 2019

The information was presented in a clear and logical manner and could be contextualised to any clinical setting.

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Sherilyn May Ann Capell
29 May 2019


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Alarna Marie Young
26 May 2019

Great video on preventing pressure sore especially for those working in aged care.

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Brandon Nguyen
23 May 2019

a good overview

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Engelien connor
19 May 2019

This resource was good and informative.

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Alison Vincent
14 May 2019

Reinforced what I already know

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Joyce Alatishe-agoha
12 May 2019

Good lecture