Medical Chronicle hosted a free, one-hour, product webinar on Save our Skin with Leukoplast Skin Sensitive. Experts Sr Liezl Naude and Trish Idensohn present on the following topics:
- ISTAP Skin Tear definition and classification
- Prevalence of skin tears
- Diagnosis of skin tears
- Management of skin tears
- Extrinsic risk factors
- Intrinsic risk factors
- Skin architecture
- Skin tear risk assessment
- Goals of treatment
- The ideal dressing to use for skin tears and skin frailty
- How Leukoplast Sensitive prevents skin tear complications
- Prevention in practice.
The product webinar was sponsored by Leukoplast.
Watch the replay here
Please note, as this is a product event, there are no CPD points for attendance.
MSc. Clinical Skin Integrity and Wound management (Herts). International Interdisciplinary Wound Care Course (Toronto). Registered Nurse and Midwife.
Principal Lecturer of the Wound Certification Course for the University of the Free State. Wound nurse specialist in private practice. Committee member of the International Wound Infection Institute (IWII) and International Surgical Wound Complications Advisory Panel (ISWCAP). Past African director of the International Skin Tear Advisory Panel.
Sr Liezl Naude
Sr Naude has been on the forefront of Wound Management in South Africa since the inauguration of the Wound Healing Association of Southern Africa (WHASA) in 2005 where she was part of the conference organising committee. Since 2005 she played a key role within WHASA in establishing the organisation and the official journal Wound Healing Southern Africa (WHSA). She is a past-president of the Wound Healing Association of Southern Africa (WHASA) and has been a member of the Executive Committee from 2005-2013. She is a member of the Advisory panel for the World Alliance of Wound and Lymphoedema Care (WAWLC) since 2009 and EXCO member for the Pan African Diabetic Foot Study Group since 2013. She was awarded Honorary Life Membership by WHASA in 2011 at the Wounds International Conference for her contribution towards wound care in South Africa. She is also received recognition as an International Nurse Leader in 2013 from the International Nurses Association (INA). In 2017 she won best e-poster award for her work on Intermittent vacuum therapy at EWMA. Liezl has presented several topics at national and international conferences and authors several publications in both national and international journals. Liezl also pioneered the South African Total Contact Cast system in collaboration with BSN Medical.