- Time: 1000-1200
- Cost: AUD$85
- Facilitated by: Kerrie Coleman (Nurse Practitioner) & Kathy Hocking
Special Offer: Attend this workshop and Wound Day on Wednesday 15th March for only $335! (that’s a $50 discount for non-members)
This interactive workshop will explore in-depth wound assessment related to complex wound healing situations such as infected wounds, inflammatory wounds, and acute and chronic surgical wounds. During this time there will be discussion around a number of alternative therapies used in wound management and describe the indication and advantage for each approach.
Kerrie is a Nurse Practitioner in wound management and was instrumental in setting up the Skin Integrity Service at the Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital. Kerrie has approximately 20 years’ experience in wound management and has worked primarily in tertiary hospitals in NSW and Qld. She manages an outpatient wound clinic, provides inpatient consultations, and is a resource for the Metro North Health Service District and across Queensland. Kerrie has been a guest lecturer for various universities on wound care as well as providing continuing education programs for the Metro North Health District. She has completed a Masters in wound Care and NP Chronic Disease and is a PhD candidate with Central Queensland University. Her doctoral studies will investigate the impact of chronic wounds on people’s relationships. In 2016, Kerrie was awarded the Ian McFarlane Award for nursing excellence in clinical education and clinical practice. In amongst all of this Kerrie does manage to find time to spend with her family especially her two beautiful granddaughters.