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Cover image for lecture: Pressure Injuries, Immobility and Wheelchairs

Lecture Overview

Pressure injuries come in various stages and in multiple locations on the body, but most are preventable. Melinda Brooks explains how all healthcare workers can play a role in preventing the harm and cost associated with pressure injuries. This session will provide you with the relevant knowledge, as well as identify resources to assist you to continue to meet this essential standard of care.

Educators

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Melinda Brooks Visit

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 that 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.

Reviews

4.8
10 Total Rating(s)
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Gillian Pringle
19 Oct 2019

Very good, clear and informative. It is difficult at times to follow the flow as we do not get to see was it on the board behind the scene - would be better if that were possible

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Rachiel Kagonda
18 Oct 2019

Good

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Lynda Kay Snell
15 Oct 2019

This resource was well presented and easy to follow

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Leane Pilling
14 Oct 2019

Excellent Lecture.

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Karen Church
08 Oct 2019

Well presented.

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Angela Tomaras
06 Oct 2019

good

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Limor Weingarten
05 Oct 2019

Brilliant. Gave me the extra confidence of knowing that what I have been implementing and recommending are correct

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Marissa Protheroe
04 Oct 2019

This course was very informative

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Ravind Kumar
03 Oct 2019

Very informative, good strategies and explanation provided.

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Emily Daye
03 Oct 2019

Great!