Aidacare Adelaide – The Science of Assistive Technology for Pressure Care

THE SCIENCE OF ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY FOR PRESSURE CARE

 

A comprehensive theoretical and practical training session providing a foundation of knowledge to any Healthcare Professionals / Therapists wishing to improve the successful utilisation of Assistive Technology Solutions for pressure care.

4.5 AHPRA CPD HOURS

$25 with Morning Tea and Lunch supplied

Kindly hosted at Lakes Resort Hotel by Aidacare Healthcare Equipment, Adelaide

 

Theoretical concepts to be covered:

  • The Human Body and the effect of Pressure, shear and risk factors
  • The effect of lying and sitting on skin and tissue
  • Introduction to Pressure Injury
  • Pressure Risk Assessment
  • Best Practice, evidence and Management Guidelines
  • The Science of Reducing Pressure Risk
  • The technology of Prevention and therapeutic product application
  • The data required to compare high quality AT objectively

 

Practical Workshops:

Attendees will rotate through each specialised 40 minute workshop. This format allows for smaller groups maximising the ability for the sessions to be individualised, interactive and practical.

– Assessing for appropriate Pressure Care Surfaces

– Static mattress requirements, Mattress Inspections and Audits

– Alternating versus Hybrid Mattress Technology

– The effect of positioning in Pressure Reducing Seating Solutions

 

Agenda:

9:00am Registration

9:15am Theoretical Foundation of Pressure Injury Prevention

10:30am Morning Tea

10:50am Introduction to Pressure Care Assistive Technology

11:10am Workshop 1

11:50am Workshop 2

12:30pm Lunch

12:50pm Workshop 3

1:30pm Workshop 4

2:10pm Final Summary

2:30pm Conclusion with option to remain for Q&A

 

Brought to you by APT: Aidacare Professional Training Program. For all scheduled APT events Nationally please see https://education.aidacare.com.au/
Aidacare and all host venues operate our APT training as a Covid Safe Event.
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