Subsidised: Chronic Disease and Wound Management Workshops – NT PHN & The Benchmarque Group
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE WOUND CARE WORKSHOPS ARE FULLY SUBSCRIBED. PLACES ARE STILL AVAILABLE IN THE CHRONIC DISEASE WORKSHOPS.
New Workshop Series
NT PHN is partnering with The Benchmarque Group to deliver in-person, interactive workshops on Chronic Disease and Wound Management in Darwin from April 12-19.
The full-day workshops are FREE, as well as NT PHN’s Health Workforce Scholarship Funding Program available to support remote health workers to travel to the workshops, with grants up to $10,000 available.
The Chronic Disease Workshops are open to all Health Professionals including Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Health Workers, General Practitioners, General Practice Registrars, Allied Health workers, and Others on application. These workshops are funded by the Federal Department of Health under the Chronic Disease Project through Benchmarque Group.
NT PHN has subsidised the Wound Management workshops to enable this high value opportunity for primary health care practitioners working in non-government organisations.
Where: Adina Vibe, Darwin (7 Kitchener Drive, Darwin Waterfront)
When: 8:30am-4:30pm each workshop
Cost: Free (Wound Management is only open to Non-Government workers)
- Wednesday 12 April: Chronic Disease Care Planning
- Thursday 13 April: Chronic Conditions and Nutrition
- Friday 14 April: Chronic Conditions of the Foot
- Tuesday 18 April: Wound Management: Advanced Practice*
- Tuesday 18 April: Chronic Conditions of the Foot
- Wednesday 19 April: Wound Management: Advanced Practice*
- Wednesday 19 April: Chronic Disease Care Planning
Value of the courses
Chronic Disease Care Planning
Understand the benefit and development of patient care plans for chronic disease, health interventions that identify risk factors and supporting behaviour changes from team care to interventions that deliver improved health outcomes.
Chronic Conditions of the Foot
Building a practical skill set for foot assessment that enables a healthcare practitioner to be competent and confident in chronic conditions of the foot basic care.
Chronic Conditions and Nutrition
Develop an understanding of the key principles of nutrition and associated chronic conditions and create an overall understanding of how a healthy diet can support patient care.
Wound Management: Advanced Practice
This learning pathway for students covers Advanced Principles of wound assessment and care, identifying appropriate wound treatment, and best practice for compliance in wound swab culture. This course teaches clinical documentation and the importance of report writing with a guide to educating patients, providing continued care and chronic wound prevention.
Applications for remote health workers use the Health Workforce Scholarship Program to travel to the Workshops close Sunday 19 March.
Applications to attend the workshops close at 9am on Monday 20 March.
Register early to avoid disappointment as places are strictly limited.