Medical Device Related Pressure Injuries: I didn't mean to do it: OOPPS!!
Join us for a 30 min webinar with expert Tracy Nowicki to discuss medical device related pressure injuries, how medical devices in some instances cause more harm than good and the impact this has on patients, their families and the healthcare system. This discussion will also include identifying those at risk of developing a pressure injury and important points to consider when developing a comprehensive prevention plan.
Clinical Nurse Consultant
Tracy is currently employed within a major metropolitan hospital in Queensland Health as Clinical Nurse Consultant of a quality risk management equipment service. A significant focus of her role has been to bring innovation in the development of a central equipment service so as to ensure optimal patient outcomes through safe, equitable equipment management, education and maintenance. This service also specialises in pressure injury prevention, management of the Bariatric patient, falls injury prevention, bed safety, Smart Pump Technology, skin integrity and quality risk management.
She is the coordinator for QBig (Queensland Bariatric Interest Group), has been on the working party for the development of the Pan Pacific & both versions of the International Pressure Injury Guidelines.
Tracy has extensive experience in presenting innovative approaches to quality risk management. She believes in fun through learning and looking at new horizons of how we do business.