23 April 2020

Regent Theatre, Yarram

Venous Leg Ulcer Compression Therapy Workshop
Time & Location

Regent Theatre, Yarram

210 Commercial Rd, Yarram VIC 3971, Australia

About

This program is presented by the Regional Wounds Victoria - Regional Wound Management Clinical Nurse Consultants. This is an interactive day aimed at Nurses working in community based care. Participants are advised to wear loose clothing suitable for compression application.

PROGRAM

ASSESSMENT OF CHRONIC OEDEMA

 Lower limb vascular assessment

 Clinical symptoms of PAD

 Ankle/Toe Brachial Pressure Index

 Performing a Buergers test

 Differential diagnosis of venous vs arterial leg ulcers

 Lower limb assessment chart

 Mechanisms of compression therapy

 Modes of compression

 Factors influencing client tolerance

 Choosing the right compression

WORKSHOPS

 Elastic and inelastic bandaging

 Zinc paste bandages

 Multilayer bandage systems

 Tubular bandages, stockings and hosiery

 Other options

Private Bag 13, Leongatha  Vic  3953

Tel:  03 5667 5555

66 Koonwarra Road, Leongatha

Tel:  03 5667 5555

65 Bridge Street, Korumburra

Tel:  03 5654 2777

Patients, Clients & Families

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