Teamwork Delegation - if I plan the care how often should I check what is happening
CPD Hours / Duration
1 hour/s
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Teamwork Delegation - if I plan the care how often should I check what is happening

Presenter Louise Webber, Nurse Practitioner Wound Care - Wound Therapies

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

Louise has over 20 years of 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 an 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

Teamwork makes the dream work!  What is the role of the team in wound healing? As an RN where do fit into that team? How can we work together to ensure good healing outcomes?

What are your challenges in managing complex and chronic wounds? Do you find challenges in keeping consistency in managing a wound?  Do too many cooks spoil the broth?

How can we delegate within the team in Wound Management? If you are coordinating how often do you check what is happening?

This webinar explores teamwork in managing a complex and chronic wound. We will explore the scope of practice in relation to wound care, different skills that a team can bring to ensure the best healing outcomes. We will focus on the role of the Nursing team in this process and look at the limitations of the nursing role. We will also look at a case study that demonstrates good healing outcomes with a team approach. 

Target Audience

Learning Outcomes

In this session you will:

  • Explore the concept of teamwork in Wound management
  • Examine the challenges in complex and chronic wounds
  • Gain an understanding of the benefits of working together with a patient-centred approach and teamwork
  • Review a clinical case study for a complex wound