Pressure Injury Risk Assessment

Knowing who is at risk and why….it’s an individual thing!

Join us for this webinar with Wendy White to discuss pressure injury risk assessment, and what that could look like in clinical practice. Understanding the dynamic nature of PI risk, and the impact of both mechanical forces and an individual’s tolerance and susceptibility, challenges us to ‘think differently’ about risk assessment today.This presentation will identify both modifiable and non- modifiable factors, differentiate between risk screening, and comprehensive ongoing risk assessment (inclusive of skin inspections) and challenge the practice of desktop vs bedside risk assessment – we urgently need both!

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Wendy White

MWoundCare. BEd. RN. Plast Cert. MACN. FWA

Credentialed Wound Clinician (CWC)

Fellow Wounds Australia

Wendy has 30 years of wound & skin care specific clinical expertise from a wide range of settings and in private practice. She is a qualified educator and has delivered quality education, clinical and professional support services in national and international arenas including healthcare, residential, government, industry and insurance settings for the past 13 years.Wendy’s areas of wound related clinical interest, research or publication include skin tear prevention and management, minimising wound related pain (including low resource setting), assessment & differentiation of neuropathic pain, wellbeing when living with a wound, clinicians as advocates, person engagement & partnerships, pressure injury prevention & management frameworks for change and advancing debridement knowledge & practice skills acquisition training programs. Wendy is a recipient of a Wounds Australia Fellowship (previously known as the Australian Wound Management Association), in recognition of her contribution to clinical practice, education, research and leadership in wound management throughout Australia, and the Asia Pacific region.

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