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21 February 2020

South Gippsland Hospital (Foster)

GSHS Inservice
Acute and Chronic Wound Management Study Day (1)
Time & Location

20 February 2020 at 10:00:00 pm

South Gippsland Hospital (Foster)

83 Station Rd, Foster VIC 3960, Australia


This program is presented by the Regional Wounds Victoria Wound Management Clinical Nurse Consultants. This comprehensive program is suitable for all nurses working in acute, community, GP practice & aged care.


  • Introduction to wound physiology
  • Factors affecting healing
  • Acute wound management
  • Wound Bed Preparation
  • Wound assessment and tissue identification
  • Identification and management of wound infection
  • Pressure injury prevention and management
  • Staging of pressure injuries
  • Skin tear classification, prevention and management
  • Wound product dressing selection
  • Case studies and close
  • Cost
  • $30
  • Contact:
  • Nicole Wake, Staff Development Unit, Nursing and Midwifery Educator, South Gippsland Hospital on 5683 9790 or email
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