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Clinical Update

Wounds that won’t heal: How to manage a non-healing wound

Liz Howse Jo van Rooyen
Nurse Practitioner ACNC Wound Management
Silver Chain Royal Perth Bentley Group

Date: Wednesday 22nd March
Time: 1700 -1800
Venue: Grace Vaughan House
277 Stubbs Terrace
Shenton Park

Trade display and supper provided


Cost: Wounds Australia Members: free
Non- members: $15 (payment accepted at door)

Enquiries: vanrooyenjohanna72@gmail.com

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Advancement in Wound Management

Keynote Speaker: Terry Swanson,
Nurse Practitioner Wound Management, Wound Healing Institute of Australia.
Topic: Infection
WA speakers sessions as presented at the National Wounds Australia Conference. Interactive workshops.
Date: Saturday, 26th November, 2016
Location: The Bendat Parent and Community Centre

Clinical Update & Special General Meeting

“The Challenges and Complexities of the patient with the high risk foot”
Date: Wednesday 16 September 2015
Time: 1700 - 1800
Venue: St John of God Hospital
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Special General Meeting Document: Special Resolution

Clinical Update

“Filling in the gaps” Nutrition in wound healing

Date: 17 June 2015
Presentation: Mr Wayne Upton, Senior Dietitian, Fiona Stanley Hospital
Time: 1700 – 1800
Venue: The Auditorium St John of God, Murdoch
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AWAM(WA) Conference 2015

This is an excellent opportunity to increase knowledge and skills in the area of wound care with a variety of workshops and a plenary programme.

Date: Friday 27 March and Saturday 28 March 2015
Times: Friday: 1500 - 1800 followed by a Cocktail Reception
Saturday: 0800 – 1600
Venue: Rendezvous Scarborough Beach Hotel, Perth, WA
Speakers: Prof. Keryln Carville, Prof. Nick Santamaria, Jan Rice CNC


Annual General Meeting

Date: Saturday 28 March 2015
Time: 1315
Venue: Rendezvous Scarborough Beach Hotel
148 The Esplanade, Scarborough WA 6019


“Visiting Scholar” Seminar

“It’s all about the patient in wound care: the role of the Tissue Viability Nurse, experiences from the UK”.

Presenter: Dr Karen Ousey, Reader Advancing Clinical Practice, Division of Podiatry and Clinical Sciences, University of Huddersfield
Date: Wednesday, 18 March 2015
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Kalgoorlie Country Education Study Day

Date: 24 October 2014

Clinical Update “Skin tears – the latest evidence”

Date: Wednesday 27 August 2014
Time: 17:00 - 20:00
Venue: Grace Vaughan House 227 Stubbs Terrace Shenton Park
Cost: Members- Free Non- Members: Donation $5
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Bunbury Country Education Study Day

Date: 29 July 2014

Clinical Update

Wound Infection: “Emerging trends in Microbiology"
Presenters: Mr Duncan McLellan & Dr Teck Siew,
Date: Wenesday 11 June 2014
Time: 17:00 - 18:00 Followed by supper and trade
Venue: Grace Vaughan House, 227 Stubbs Terrace, Shenton Park
Cost: Members: Free - NonMembers: Donation $5
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Clinical Update

Presentation and case study workshop:
“5 Foot Steps for Managing Chronic Foot Ulcers"
Date: Wednesday 19th February 2014
Time: 17:00-18:00
Venue: Grace Vaughan House, 227 Stubbs Terrace, Shenton Park
Cost: Members: Free - Non- Members: Donation $5
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‘Corner Stone: essential elements of wound & ostomy care’

Hosted by: AWMA(WA) &
Australian Association of Stomal Therapy Nurses (WA)
Date: 29 - 30 November 2013
Venue: Haydn Williams Theatre, Building 405 Curtin University, Bentley
Conference flyer, Registration form, Conference program, Curtin Uni map

AWMA(WA) Clinical Update & AGM

Date: 11 September 2013
Time: 1700 hrs
Topic: The impact of Diabetes on Wound Healing
Venue: Grace Vaughn House
More information including flyer, nomination and proxy voting forms

Rural and remote education - Northam Study Day

Date: 23 August 2013

Necrotising Arachnidism, coral injuries and marine stings

Presenter: Dr Kerry Hoggett, Emergency Physician and Clinical Toxicologist, Royal Perth Hospital

Date: Wednesday 31st July 2013
Time: 1700
Venue: Bruce Hunt Lecture Theatre, Royal Perth Hospital

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Rural and remote education - Port Hedland Study Day

Date: 31 May 2013
Topics included:
Wound Healing
The complex foot
Burns & Leg Ulceration

Clinical Update and Extraordinary Meeting

Date: Wednesday 20th March 2013

Time: 1700: Extraordinary meeting
1720: Clinical Update (straight after extraordinary meeting)
Venue: Bruce Hunt Lecture Theatre,
Topic: Atypical wounds

An extraordinary meeting will be held to discuss and vote on points of change to the constitution in line with notification from the Government of Western Australia, Department of Commerce. Please see attachment with the details of the proposed new rule and the existing rule.

The current AWMA WA constitution is available here
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Download the document regarding constitution
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Clinical Update

Topic: Quality of Life with Negative Pressure Wound Therapy, Post Orthopaedic Blistering - A Delphi Report

Presenter: Karen Ousey, PhD, RGN, FHEA, University of Huddersfield, England
Date: Wednesday 6th February 2013
Time: 1700
Venue: Bruce Hunt Lecture Theatre Level 2, Wellington Street entrance, Southern Precinct / A block Royal Perth Hospital

There is also an opportunity to Video Conference the presentation for distant sites or those unable to attend, details are in the flyer.

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Rural and remote education - Kalgoorlie Study Day

Date: 30 November 2012
Topics included:
The Chronic Wound
Wound Healing
Leg Ulceration
Pressure Injury

Clinical Update - September

"A CRC Wound Project Overview"

Presenters: Prof Courtney Lyder & Prof Helen Edwards
Date: Wednesday 26 September 2012
Time: 1700hrs
Venue: Curtin University BankWest Lecture Theatre in the John Curtin Gallery

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AWMA(WA) Study Day

Date: 24 November 2012
Time: 0820 - 1600
Venue: Building 404, Level 1, Curtin University
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Clinical Update - June 2012

'Surgical and Scientific Advances in Wound Healing'
Date: 1 June 2012
Venue: Grace Vaughan House

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Clinical Update - February

“Complex Wound Care” What does this really mean?
Presenter: Wendy White
Date: Thursday 9th February, 2012
Time: 1700hrs
Venue: Grace Vaughan House

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Clinical Update

Date: 19 November 2011
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Clinical Update

Wound Photography Workshop- ‘Bring your digital cameras’
Date: 21 September 2011
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Clinical Update

Skin Deep Dermatological Dilemmas, followed by an Extraordinary General Meeting.
Date: 15 June 2011
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Clinical Update

“Stations of the wound: An interactive wound assessment and intervention workshop” Includes a series of workshops; Ischaemic Fasciotomy, Pressure Ulcer, Skin Flap and Burns

Date: 16 March 2011
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Clinical Update

'Exudate, Effluent, Entrapment: draining Wounds Workshop"
Date: 17 November 2010
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Clinical Update & AGM

Technology in Wound Care' and outline the future directions of the AWMA.
Date: 17 September 2010
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AGM : 2010 Minutes

Clinical Update

Building evidence towards improved split skin donor site care: a prospective RCT
Date: 19 May 2010
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Clinical Update

Split Skin Grafts & Cutaneous Flaps
Date: 18 November 2009
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Clinical Update

"Wound Care Challenges in Aged Care" 
Date: 19 August 2009
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Clinical Update

Wounds Under Pressure: Lower Limb Assessment and Compression Bandaging".
Date: 20 May 2009
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Clinical Update

Ambulatory and Community Challenges in Wound Care
Date: 20 February 2009
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Clinical Update

Disasters in Wound Care and AGM
Date: 19 November 2008
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