Dressings – stores, formularies & procurement. Choosing your dressings to cover most needs
CPD Hours / Duration
1 hour/s
Depends on Membership level

Dressings – stores, formularies & procurement. Choosing your dressings to cover most needs

Presenter Louise Webber, Nurse Practitioner Wound Care

Louise Webber MNuS(Nurse Practitioner), BA (Hons), RN

Louise has over 20 years’ experience in wound management and has worked across a number of public hospitals and Community Nurse Settings both in Australia and overseas.

She completed her Master of Nursing Science with QUT & became and endorsed Nurse Practitioner in 2014 and currently runs her own private practice in Skin Integrity & Wound Management. She works collaboratively with a number of Aged Care providers, private hospitals and community nursing services. Louise also runs 2 specialist wound clinics for a GP practice and community nursing group.

Louise recently participated in one of the working groups for the Pan Pacific Injury Alliance and was also a member of the Venous Leg ulcer guidelines working party. With an interest in Research, she was previously an Honorary Clinical Fellow for the Australia Catholic University and has participated in a number of research projects leading to publication. She is currently one of 2 clinicians rewriting the wound chapter of a new peri-operative nursing book.

Course Content

“We never have the products we need!” – so often this is heard in relation to wound management and choosing a product. How can you streamline your wound products so that you meet the clinical need and minimise cost?

This webinar is the second webinar in a 2 part series exploring how to develop a basic wound product formulary to ensure cost-effectiveness and maximise healing outcomes in your clinical area or facility.

Target Audience

Learning Outcomes

In this session you will:

  • Explore the barriers to best practice in wound management related to dressing products 
  • Gain an understanding of the importance of optimising wound management supplies to ensure best healing outcomes
  • Discuss common wound types and categories of products available to manage these
  • Investigate ways to review your dressing cupboard to meet both clinical and financial need