Pressure Injury-Mechanism of Injury

Lets’ start at the very beginning…a very good place to start!

Join us for this webinar with Wendy White to discuss pressure injury aetiology and current understanding of what makes this acute injury ‘different’. External forces and the individual’s tolerance influence the impact on local tissues and cells. This presentation sets the foundation for this webinar series, where everyday prevention and management practice strategies are a natural ‘next step’ in clinical practice.

Endorsed by Wounds Australia.

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Speaker

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.