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ZOOM - Dermatoporosis - frail skin

Wound Awareness Week 2023

Dermatoporosis and frail skin

Session 1: Monday 22nd July 2024,   6 to 8 pm   ZOOM


Wendy White:  Wound Care Consultant from Australia, specialising in various aspects of wound management.

Rebecca Aburn:  Nurse Practitioner in Vascular Te Whatu Ora and President of the Wound Care Society, actively involved in international and national wound care education.

Moderator: Sasha Drennan, Vice-President of the NZWCS

Pre-meeting Zoom Instructions: (to do today!)

If you don't already have a Zoom account please create a free account so you can easily join the meeting on the night.

Here is the link with simple instructions: https://zoom.us/signup#/signup

Please make sure your Zoom account email and the email you have registered here are the same!

When you register on the NZWCS site for this event the meeting link will be automatically sent. Registrations open on the 27th of May.


Thank you to our generous sponsor Sigvaris https://www.sigvaris.com/en-au  for helping to make this session happen and also a thank you for gifting each participant a free pair of socks!  A Sigvaris code will be sent along with your certificate of attendance.

Workplace groups
If you would like a certificate of attendance please register so we have your name for the certificate. You can watch together as a group and when a confirmation email from your supervisor is received we will release your certificate.


Event Date 22-07-2024 6:00 pm
Event End Date 22-07-2024 8:00 pm
Capacity 700
Registered 172
Available place 528
Cut off date 22-07-2024 3:00 pm
Individual Price Free

Wound Awareness Week 2024

Dermatoporosis and frail skin

 Session 2: Thursday 25th July 6 pm to 8 pm  

Hosted by Mobile Health 

• Anj Dickson: Wound Care Clinical Nurse Specialist at Te Whatu Ora Counties Manukau, focusing on pressure injury prevention and management.
• Kate O'Dwyer: Nurse Practitioner at Cicada Health Ltd., with extensive experience in vascular, district nursing, and aged care.

Moderator: Sasha Drennan, Vice-President of the NZWCS.

Wound Awareness Sessions will cover important topics such as Deep Dissecting Haematoma management and c.a.m.p and dermatoporosis. 

We are grateful for the support from Mobile Health and  Molnlyche for this session.

Registration is via the Mobile Health website:  https://tinyurl.com/WAWJUL

An A4 poster to download and put in the staff room is here 

Event Date 25-07-2024 6:00 pm
Event End Date 25-07-2024 7:00 pm
Capacity Unlimited
Individual Price Free
Every Contact Counts - Ia Whapapā Tatau

Every Contact Counts

4th National Pressure Injury Symposium 2024


Planning is underway. 

Venue:  Chateau On The Park, Christchurch



Registrations will open here later in June 2024




Acknowledgement: Society of Tissue Viability for the term "Every contact counts"

Event Date 01-11-2024 8:30 am
Event End Date 01-11-2024 4:00 pm
Capacity 180
Cut off date 25-10-2024 5:00 pm
Individual Price TBC. Discounts for members