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Closer to Zero Online Education   

 

Smith+Nephew is proud to offer access to CLOSER TO ZERO online education in Advanced Wound Management.

Podcasts
Join twice a month for insightful podcasts with leading expert guests, who will look at the latest 'hot topics' in wound care to update and inspire you.

Webinars
While all industry conferences and face-to-face events remain on hold, to support your learning and development journey a number of webinars across various wound care topics will be hosted by leading professionals.

These online events are for health care professionals who are passionate about providing excellence in wound care and improving patient outcomes.

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Education & Evidence   

 

Education & Evidence provides access to education and information about the therapeutic area of wound management. It has been designed so you can decide when and what you study - the choice is entirely up to you! 

Education & Evidence aims to offer a series of modular based courses at different levels, within which you can extend your knowledge of wound care. Interactive patient studies enable you to assess, diagnose and treat patients based on their medical history and the results of clinical tests. You can then find out if your diagnosis and subsequent treatment correlate with the latest thinking in wound care. 

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Workshops, Courses and Meetings

In conjunction with leading clinicians and researchers, Smith & Nephew develops, organises and delivers educational events focused on specific indication areas such as wound care and leg ulcers. In addition, Smith & Nephew provides a comprehensive range of in-service options based on customer need. This degree of flexibility is designed to optimise educational support so that resources supporting product use are congruent with the dynamics of the diverse health environment.

Smith & Nephew has also researched and developed several tools for the assessment and management of various wound types. 

 

Kineo - Online learning 

Smith+Nephew believe it is time to reduce the human and economic cost of wounds. We deliver the most advanced and complete wound management solutions in exudate management, barrier protection and infection management resulting in improved quality of life for the thousands of people impacted by wounds.

In developing innovative responses to wound care problems we seek imaginative solutions that improve wound outcomes for patients and at the same time conserve resources for healthcare systems.

To access these modules, visit https://woundcare.kineoportal.com.au/

 

Wound Management Program

The Smith & Nephew Wound Management Program provides comprehensive education for Health Care Professional on best practice in wound prevention, assessment and management. This program covers the fundamentals of wound management including:

  • Threats to skin integrity
  • Pressure injury prevention
  • Wound healing physiology
  • Holistic approaches to assessment and management
  • TIME Clinical Decision Support Tool
  • Chronic wounds
  • Infection management
  • Product application, tips and tricks
  • Case studies

 

Venous Leg Ulcer Seminars 

Venous leg ulcers form a large component of the chronic leg ulcer group. Accurate assessment is essential to clarify the underlying aetiology and to facilitate implementation of the most appropriate treatment pathway to optimise healing. The Smith & Nephew Venous Leg Ulcer Seminar discusses the:

  • Human and Economic Cost of Wounds
  • Holistic Leg Ulcer Assessment
  • Pathophysiology of The Aetiology
  • Vascular Assessment and Investigative Pathways
  • Management Pathways to Optimise Healing
  • Compression Therapy (Theory and Workshop)
  • Wound bed Preparation
  • An Overview of Arterial, Diabetes-related Foot Ulcers and Mixed Ulcers with a Clinical Profile for Each

 

Contact Us 

For more information on any Smith & Nephew educational program, please contact us through:

1. The Smith & Nephew office in your state,

2. Customer Service Team on 13 13 60 or email us at contactus@smith-nephew.com

 

References

1. Carville K, et al. STAR: a consensus for skin tear classification. Primary Intent. 2007;5:18-28.