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Aidacare Tamworth - The Science of Assistive Technology for Pressure Care

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West Tamworth League Club

58 Phillip Street

West Tamworth, NSW 2340

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APT CPD Event: Aidacare Professional Training - Skills for Your Career

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THE SCIENCE OF ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY FOR PRESSURE CARE:

A comprehensive theoretical and practical training session providing a foundation of knowledge to any Healthcare Professionals / Therapists wishing to improve the successful utilisation of Assistive Technology Solutions for pressure care.

5 AHPRA CPD HOURS

$25 with Morning Tea and Lunch supplied

Kindly hosted at West Tamworth League Club by

Aidacare Healthcare Equipment, Tamworth

Theoretical concepts to be covered:

  • The Human Body and the effect of pressure, shear and risk factors
  • The effect of lying and sitting on skin and tissue
  • Introduction to pressure Injury
  • Pressure Risk Assessment
  • Best Practice, evidence and Management Guidelines
  • The Science of Reducing Pressure Risk
  • The technology of Prevention and therapeutic product application
  • The data required to compare high quality AT objectively

Practical Workshops:

Attendees will rotate through each specialised 40 minute workshop. This format allows for smaller groups maximising the ability for the sessions to be individualised, interactive and practical.

- Assessing for appropriate Pressure Care Surfaces

- Static mattress requirements, Mattress Inspections and Audits

- Alternating versus Hybrid Mattress Technology

- The effect of positioning in Pressure Reducing Seating Solutions

Agenda:

8.45am Registration

9.00am Introduction

9.15am Theoretical Foundation of Pressure Injury Prevention

10.30am Morning Tea

10.50am Introduction to Pressure Care Assistive Technology

11.15am Workshop 1

12.00pm Workshop 2

12.45pm Lunch

1.15pm Workshop 3

2.00pm Workshop 4

2.45pm Final Summary

3.00pm Conclusion with option to remain for Q&A

Brought to you by APT: Aidacare’s Professional Training Program
For all scheduled APT events Nationally please see Aidacare APT Events or our website
www.aidacare.com.au Bookings are essential so please register to secure your spot. *Spaces are limited, waiting lists may apply.
Aidacare and all host venues operate our APT training as a Covid Safe Event.
Any Special or Dietary Requirements must be specified during event registration to ensure we make the day as enjoyable as possible for every attendee.
If circumstances change and you are unable to attend this event – please cancel your attendance via Eventbrite or contact Aidacare Training team for assistance. For a full refund please contact us minimum1 week prior the event, we will not be able to issue a refund past this time.
For any questions regarding Aidacare’s APT events please email apt@aidacare.com.au or call your local Aidacare Branch on 1300 216 898.
* Please note that still and moving images may be taken or recorded during an Aidacare event and used in any or all of the promotional and advertising material of Aidacare. The images may be used in various media formats including online media, social media, print, newspaper, video, public display televisions and electronic means of communication and in any edited form. If you do not consent to this, please notify marketing@aidacare.com.au prior to the event.

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West Tamworth League Club

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Aidacare  is the leading provider of Healthcare Equipment and Rehabilitation Products to Aged Care facilities, Hospitals, Physio and Occupational Therapists and private retail clients in Australia.

Aidacare has a commitment beyond supply of high-quality Healthcare Equipment. We partner with our Customers to ensure that we are supplying “Solutions” to Staff Health and Safety, Maximise Quality of Care and ensuring the Investments in Equipment will deliver appropriate outcomes.

Aidacare Healthcare Equipment is committed to providing high quality external training for Health Professionals and other Professionals associated with the provision of Assistive Technology.

Our Aidacare Professional Training (APT) Program aims to provide all Healthcare Providers, such as Allied Health, Nurses, Case Managers, Carers and other Medical Professionals, with the most up-to-date and relevant Professional Training in regards to the Clinical Application of Assistive Technology Equipment.

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