This educational event will further the student’s knowledge as it pertains to preventative skin care.  Together the faculty and students will explore topics such as: how to identify persons at risk for skin breakdown, interventions to prevent skin breakdown in at-risk populations and what to do should they encounter skin breakdown. Students will gain insight on what to assess, when to inform and how to carry out basic care for common skin conditions including: pressure injuries, circulatory issues, trauma, moisture-related skin damage, thermal injuries and skin and nail fungus.

Time: 4 hours
Pre-requisites: None
Cost: $75.00 + tax

Next date: Thursday, April 11, 2019
Time: 1300-1700
Location: Halifax Convention Centre

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