Wound Care for Unregulated Care Providers
This workshop will further the participant’s knowledge and skill as it pertains to preventative skin care as well as care for minor trauma as directed by a regulated health-care professional. Topics include: the appropriate use of therapeutic support surfaces and pressure redistribution devices to prevent and/or treat pressure injuries; application, use and removal of compression garments for people with lower leg edema; safe positioning and transfers for people with or at risk for pressure injuries and/or skin tears, and; preventative skin care related to incontinence, sweating and skin folds and minor trauma.
This workshop is aimed at unregulated care providers who self-identify their knowledge and skill as it pertains to basic skin care, therapeutic support surfaces and pressure redistribution devices, compression garments, positioning and transferring as at a novice or advanced beginner level.
May 10th, 2018 1:00 PM through 4:00 PM
RBC Convention Centre 375 York Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3C3J3