The New Zealand Wound Care Society (NZWCS), supported by ACC, is hosting a webinar on prevention and management of skin tears. The webinar will be recorded and available from the NZWCS website after the webinar.
Register for the webinar via Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0vduGhrzMqGtAAUl2HTNiBGKr3jn0Xj6KO.
Wound Awareness Week is an exciting opportunity to increase awareness of what skin tears are, who is at risk and strategies to manage wounds if they fail to heal. Additionally, Wound Awareness Week is an opportunity to provide education and information to those working across a variety of health disciplines; including general practice, aged care, community and district health board services, allied health care professionals, and many others. This education and information will contribute to evidence-based practice, skill and knowledge development and ultimately contribute to positive outcomes for consumers.