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Twilight Seminar
'Moisture Associated Skin Complications'

Tues 20 March 2018

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Wounds Australia(Vic) provides education seminars with twice yearly Twilight seminars held in Melbourne on an evening weekday with trade displays and guest speakers providing the latest information and research in wound care. Victoria’s Regional areas also have access to these events, with live streaming of the seminar to several Regional locations, with the aim of members having access to a Twilight location 1 hours’ drive from their home town.

Wounds Australia (Vic) holds a bi-annual 1 or 2 day State Conference to share local, national and international information and research in wound care.

Registration Open Now: members.woundsaustralia.com.au

Moisture Associated Skin Complications or Damage ‘MASD’ is a field of wound and skin management that is gaining awareness. MASD is often confused with other types of skin damage (such as pressure injuries). The Wounds Australia (Vic) twilight evening will discuss: what MASD is, how to identify it, what are the common courses and treatments . The evening will also provide you will an update on the latest research in the field incontinence associated dermatitis in acute care.

Please join us for the education event, an extensive trade display where you can speak with wound management product companies about their products, networking opportunities and a light supper”.

Sarah Sage
Sarah Sage has been a nurse for 18 years and working in Wound Management for 10 years. She coordinates the Royal Melbourne Hospital Chronic Wound Service and wound CNC team. She has been involved in 2 RCTs on prophylactic dressings and pressure injury development. Her current areas of focus are barriers system design to promote patient and staff safety, patient directed goal setting in chronic wound management and extending the role of the advanced practice wound nurse.  Sarah holds post-graduate degree in wound management and has formal training in lymphedema management and motivational interviewing is currently undertaking a Masters of advanced Nursing Practice.

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