• 12:30pm2:00pm

    Now with one proven solution – From proven prevention to effective treatment

  • Presentation 1:Pivoting Towards Pressure Injury World Class Care

    Speaker: Dr. Michelle Barakat Johnson (PhD, MN, RN), Clinical Lead and Nurse Manager Skin Integrity | Sydney Local Health District. HAC Operational Coordinator for Pressure Injury, Sydney Local Health District. Clinical Senior Lecturer| Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Sydney. Adjunct Associate, Professor | Faculty of Health, Queensland University of Technology. Health Commander| SLHD Flying Squad, Sydney Airport

    Overview: Facility-acquired pressure injuries are one of the most common, potentially serious complications that have a significant impact on patients. Processes employed to implement best evidence guidelines on the prevention and management of pressure injuries play a significant role in influencing outcomes. This webinar will focus on processes and learnings of translating best evidence into practice leading to positive practice change, health service cost avoidance and benefits and improved patient outcomes in a shorter time frame than previous strategies.

    What to expect: The listener will feel ready, more confident and informed to tackle pressure injuries in whatever setting they work in. If one can avoid pressure injuries amid the COVID-19 pandemic, one can avoid them anywhere at any time.

    Presentation 2: Our new reality – Working in a COVID-19 world & managing Pressure Injuries

    Speaker: Hayley Ryan (RN, MBA, PGCertWM, AICGG, Cert IV TAA, PhD Candidate), Director | Chair of the Board/WoundRescue | Wounds Australia

    Overview: Incidence of PIs and the shift in BAU, Re-shaping mindsets to stay focused on wound management, Impact on patients and staff, Pressure Injuries – do not discriminate!, Case studies

    What to expect: Participants will hear about the complex nature of managing wounds during a pandemic when BAU shifts to thinking outside the box. Case studies will highlight these complexities with a demonstration of how to overcome this diversity.

    Mölnlycke® is a global market leader in providing solutions for pressure injury management and the Mepilex® Border Sacrum and Mepilex Border Heel dressings are designed to be used on sacrum and heels alongside Mepilex Border Flex for other anatomical areas. These dressings used by clinicians worldwide are designed for treatment and optimised to prevent pressure injuries.

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    Session Speakers
  • Michelle Barakat-johnson

    Clinical Lead and Nurse Manager Skin Integrity | HAC Operational Coordinator for Pressure Injury | Clinical Senior Lecturer | Adjunct Associate Professor | Health Commander/Sydney Local Health District | Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Sydney | Faculty of Health, Queensland University of Technology | SLHD Flying Squad, Sydney Airport

  • Hayley Ryan

    Director | Chair of the Board/WoundRescue | Wounds Australia

  • Session Sponsor
  • Mölnlycke Health Care