CALHN Nursing Education Courses

Bariatric One Day Workshop

Aim of Workshop:

The workshop is relevant to all Clinical Staff caring for the bariatric person.

To provide guidance and understanding of the specific implications and considerations for bariatric patients and the provision of effective health care outcomes.

Learning Outcomes:

Recognise different body shapes and the effects on human movement in a bariatric person,
in relation to equipment and risk assessment.

Demonstrate an understanding of the psychosocial factors that contribute to obesity.

Understand and gain knowledge of the effects of increased body weight in the area of skin conditions, wound care, pain management.

Program Content:

  • ·Define what is a bariatric patient and its prevalence in Australian society
  • ·Understand and demonstrate the risk assessment skills to safely assess and manage larger patients
  • ·Bariatric Personal Care - Awareness of pain management and skin related conditions, wound management
  • ·Provide an awareness of bariatric equipment available and its correct use

Eligibility/Entry Requirements:

Available to all Nursing and Allied Health Staff across CALHN.

Date:
APRIL WORKSHOP NOW FULL

A repeat session is planned to occur at a later date.
(late August / early September 2020 at TQEH)

The Coordinators are now in the process of organising this. Once finalised, the workshop will be advertised to relevant CALHN Distribution Lists, and also made available on Learning Central.

DATE

VENUE

APPLICATIONS CLOSE
(2 WEEKS PRIOR)

TIME

April 2020 
WORKSHOP  FULL

RAH


08.00 - 16.30


**PLEASE BYO MUG - Tea &Coffee provided**

CLICK HERE TO APPLY


Return completed registration form to: NursingEducation.Applications@sa.gov.au

Incomplete forms will be returned to the applicant and bookings will not be processed until the form is complete. 

For More Information Please Contact

Workshop/Program Coordinators:

Ann McPhedran
Nurse Educator

Ann.McPhedran@sa.gov.au
Ph: 8222 7224 I  Pager: 47671

CALHN Nursing Education
Email: NursingEducation.Applications@sa.gov.au

TQEH – 5A Main Building – 8222 6746
RAH – 5D390 – 7074 3500


Chris Jayne
WorkFit Services Consultant | Physiotherapist  

Christine.Jayne@sa.gov.au

Mob: 0439 046 237

Work Health and Safety Services
CALHN People and Culture

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