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.
Pressure injuries are challenging for everyone in the clinical team and can be painful and debilitating for the resident (or patient). Why do they happen, are they preventable? What is your role as a carer in preventing and managing pressure injuries?
This webinar will explore pressure injury prevention and management. We will examine the causes and how we can minimise risk for our patients. It will introduce the International Classification for Pressure injuries and explore some of the most common equipment seen in the care environment for the prevention of pressure injuries.
In this session you will: