Ageing and Skin Health Seminar

25 September 2018 – The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity

Program

These presentations are part of the Ageing and Skin Health Seminar that was held on September 25th, 2018 at The Peter Doherty Institute for Infection and Immunity. The seminar was organised for aged care staff by the  VICNISS Coordinating Centre in association with Regional Wounds Victoria, Grampians Region Infection Control Group, Barwon Health, NCAS and the Victorian Department of Health and Human Services.  The objective of this seminar was to assist staff prevent and appropriately manage skin conditions and infections and thereby improve resident outcomes (morbidity and mortality), reduce healthcare costs without adversely impacting quality of care.

 

Morning session

Chair: Anne Bryant, Clinical Nurse Consultant, Regional Wounds Victoria, Barwon

Speaker

Title/ Organisation

Time

Topic

Brett Morris

Manager, PSRACS Quality Improvement, Department of Health and Human Services

0930 

Skin and Ageing Health

Donna Nair

 

Inpatient Wound Consultant, Barwon Health

0945

Skin Integrity: The organ we live in

[slides]

Dr Jill Campbell

Visiting Fellow, Faculty of Health, QUT/Clinical Nurse, Skin Integrity Service, Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital

1000

Incontinence-associated dermatitis and Candida infection; Current evidence and practice

[slides] 

For more information please refer to  IAD global guidelines at www.woundsinternational.coml

Monika Samolyk

Nurse Consultant, Regional Wounds Victoria, Hume East Region

1100

Update on skin tears

[slides]

Tracy Nowicki

Clinical Nurse Consultant, Queensland

1145

Pressure injury prevention: Getting it right for the resident

For more information please refer to the global guidelines here

 

Afternoon session 

Chair: Dr Ann Bull, Operations Director, VICNISS Coordinating Centre

Speaker

Title/ Organisation

Time

Topic

Lesley Stewart

Infection Control Consultant, Regional Wounds Victoria, Barwon Southwest Region

1345

Acute versus chronic infections

 

Sue Atkins

Regional Infection Control Advisor, Grampians Region

1415

Why an aseptic technique?

[slides]

Carol Rosevear

 

Regional Infection Control Advisor, Barwon Southwest Region

1430

Getting PPE right

[slides]

 

Dr Noleen Bennett

Infection Control Consultant/ Project officer, VICNISS Coordinating Centre/ National Centre for Antimicrobial Stewardship

1445

Antimicrobial Stewardship

[slides]

 

Dr Rodney James

Clinical Microbiologist / Director Clinical Services, National Centre for Antimicrobial Stewardship

1500

Guidelines on microbiological wound swabbing

[slides] 

Caroline Chen

Antimicrobial Stewardship Pharmacist, National Centre for Antimicrobial Stewardship and Guidance Group

1515

Antimicrobial management of skin, soft tissue and mucosal infections

[slides]

Marita Ticchi

Clinical Nurse Consultant , Regional Wounds Victoria, Wimmera Sub-region

1530

Incontinence Associated Dermatitis (IAD) guideline

[slides]

Dr Noleen Bennett

Infection Control Consultant/ Project officer, VICNISS Coordinating Centre/ National Centre for Antimicrobial Stewardship

1540

Dissemination, Implementation and Evaluation of the IAD guideline

[slides]

All presenters

 

1550

Questions