Winter Wellbeing & Wounds

Last updated 27 June 2024
Winter Wellbeing & Wounds

Event organiser

Wounds Australia

Event description

Join us for a full day of discovery on the impact of the winter chill on wound healing and skin integrity. This education event includes updates on the latest research on winter, temperature and wounds, along with hands-on workshops focused on managing infection, incontinence-associated dermatitis and compression therapy.


  • Bekk Christensen, Occupational Therapy Team Leader, Mater Hospital Brisbane
  • Kerrie Coleman, Nurse Practitioner, RBWH
  • Lisa Gyselman, CNC & Stomal Therapist, Children’s Nursing QLD
  • Dr Kathleen Finlayson, School of Nursing, QUT
  • Associate Professor Christina Parker, School of Nursing, QUT
  • Dr Dianne Smith, Senior MD, RBWH
  • Kristen Storey, Nurse Practitioner, QLD Children’s Hospital
  • Professor Debbie Turner, School of Clinical Science, QUT


  • Morning presentations:
  • Turn Rough & Torn into Smooth & Warm
  • Temperature & Wound Healing
  • Weather, Wound Healing & Costs
  • Management of Paediatric Burns
  • Afternoon workshops:
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship
  • Incontinence-Associated Dermatitis
  • Compression & Donning & Doffing

Members: $99
Non-members earlybird offer: $199
Students: $59
Livestream (members only): $49
Please note: afternoon workshops will not be livestreamed

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