Aidacare Tamworth – 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.

5 AHPRA CPD HOURS

$25 with Morning Tea and Lunch supplied

Kindly hosted at West Tamworth League Club by Aidacare Healthcare Equipment, Tamworth

 

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

8.45am Registration

9.00am Introduction

9.15am Theoretical Foundation of Pressure Injury Prevention

10.30am Morning Tea

10.50am Introduction to Pressure Care Assistive Technology

11.15am Workshop 1

12.00pm Workshop 2

12.45pm Lunch

1.15pm Workshop 3

2.00pm Workshop 4

2.45pm Final Summary

3.00pm 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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  • Start Date
    10/11/2021 08:45
  • End Date
    10/11/2021 15:00
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    West Tamworth League Club, 58 Phillip Street, West Tamworth, NSW, 2340