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Event now at capacity – Wound care in general practice

Session 1 – Wound assessment
Session 2 - Ankle Brachial Pressure Index (ABPI) and compression
Session 3 – Wound dressings
Lea Young - Wound Management Nurse Practitioner, Royal Hobart Hospital
Date & Time:
Saturday 4 December 2021
Session 1 - 9.00am-11.00am morning tea included
Session 2 - 11.30am-1.30pm lunch included
Session 3 - 2.30pm-4.30pm afternoon tea included
RACV Hotel, 154-156 Collins St, Hobart
Practice nurses

Primary Health Network, Education and Training (P-NET) are offering three, two-hour wound care sessions on Saturday 4 December. You can choose to attend all three sessions or the one that most interests you. There is a limit of 20 attendees for each session. This event is now at capacity. If you would like to be placed on the waitlist please email events@primaryhealthtas.com.au and identify which sessions you would like to be waitlisted for.

Session 1 – Wound assessment  (waitlist being taken)


  • Describe and apply the “Triangle of Wound Assessment” to the management of wounds in General Practice 

The format of this session will involve a discussion-based approach and group work. 

Session 2 – Ankle Brachial Pressure Index (ABPI) and compression  (waitlist being taken)


  • Explain the indication for an ABPI.  
  • Demonstrate use of equipment in a general practice setting to conduct an ABPI. 
  • Demonstrate an understanding and interpretation of results and plan patient care accordingly. 

The format of this session will involve group work, with a focus on patient preparation and care planning.

  Session 3 – Wound dressings  (waitlist being taken)


  • Identify types of wound care products by categories.
  • Demonstrate knowledge to select a wound care product to best manage the wound according to the assessment findings.  

The format of this session will involve case studies and the use of wound care products.