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SSS Australia Events & Education

At SSS Australia, we love to showcase new medical products, support our vendors, encourage innovation and form meaningful connections with doctors, nurses, surgeons, and healthcare professionals from all across Australia. We enjoy giving back to the medical industry by participating in healthcare conferences, surgeon workshops, GP educational events and medical trade shows. We also host our own events to help educate and inform the healthcare industry.

Here you will find our upcoming events and educational webinars that we run throughout the year.

We are also proud to support annual industry awareness days and weeks (the biggest events are mentioned below).

 

Upcoming Workshops From SSS Australia

Practical strategies and ideas on how to perform wound techniques and apply dressings with information that is evidence-based and relevant to where you work.

Date & Time: June 7th @ 8:30am - 3pm [8:30am registration, 9am course start]
Location: Brothers Leagues Club Cairns - 99 Anderson Street, Manunda QLD 
Presented By: Dr Michelle Gibb from Wound Specialist Services [about WSS]
Topics:

  • Challenges in wound care
  • Principles of dressing selection
  • Reviewing Case Studies & Discussion
  • Practical Activities - Measurement, emollients, cleansing, biofilm, pressure off-loading & redistribution
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Practical strategies and ideas on how to perform wound techniques and apply dressings with information that is evidence-based and relevant to where you work.

Date & Time: July 19th @ 8:30am - 3pm [8:30am registration, 9am course start]
Location: Canada Bay Club - 8 William Street, Five Dock, New South Wales
Presented By: Dr Michelle Gibb from Wound Specialist Services [about WSS]
Topics:

  • Challenges in wound care
  • Principles of dressing selection
  • Reviewing Case Studies & Discussion
  • Practical Activities - Measurement, emollients, cleansing, biofilm, pressure off-loading & redistribution
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Practical strategies and ideas on how to perform wound techniques and apply dressings with information that is evidence-based and relevant to where you work.

Date & Time: June 14th @ 8:30am - 3pm [8:30am registration, 9am course start]
Location: Rockhampton Leagues Club - Cambridge Street, Rockhampton City QLD
Presented By: Dr Michelle Gibb from Wound Specialist Services [about WSS]
Topics:

  • Challenges in wound care
  • Principles of dressing selection
  • Reviewing Case Studies & Discussion
  • Practical Activities - Measurement, emollients, cleansing, biofilm, pressure off-loading & redistribution
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Practical strategies and ideas on how to perform wound techniques and apply dressings with information that is evidence-based and relevant to where you work.

Date & Time: August 2nd @ 8:30am - 3pm [8:30am registration, 9am course start]
Location: Matthew Flinders Hotel - 667 Warrigal Road, Chadstone VIC
Presented By: Dr Michelle Gibb from Wound Specialist Services [about WSS]
Topics:

  • Challenges in wound care
  • Principles of dressing selection
  • Reviewing Case Studies & Discussion
  • Practical Activities - Measurement, emollients, cleansing, biofilm, pressure off-loading & redistribution
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Upcoming SSS Australia Webinars

Become familiar with different skin cancer types including basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, and melanomas. We then discuss several surgical and non-surgical management options. There will be tips for patient education around early diagnosis which will cover skin types, patient history and risks of excessive sun exposure and tanning beds.

Date & Time: May 16rh @ 1pm  - 2 pm AEST 
Location: Online & Free
Presented By: Dr Darius Adybeik from Practical Skin Academy  [more info]

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Annual Healthcare Awareness Events

There are many healthcare topics celebrated annually around the world each year. 

World Health Day - April 7

The World Health Organisation was founded in 1948 on April 7. Each year World Health Day is celebrated on the 7th of April and features themed health messages to the entire community. Official Site

World Immunization Week - April

The last week in April each year is celebrated as World Immunization Week. Established by the WHO it seeks to promote the importance of vaccines and immunisation to help protect people of all ages from disease. Official Site

World Hand Hygiene Day - May 5

Started by the World Health Organisation in 2009, World Hand Hygiene Day is about placing emphasis on the importance of increasing hand hygiene in the health care sector. Official Site

International Nurses Day - May 12

International Nurses Day is celebrated on the 12th of May which is the anniversary of Florence Nightingales’ Birthday, who is celebrated as the founder of modern nursing. Official Site

World Family Doctor Day - May 19

Started by the World Organization of Family Doctors in 2010, World Family Doctor Day seeks to draw attention to the crucial role family doctors and primary care providers play in the health care industry. Official Site

Wound Care Week - September 2-8

Wound Awareness Week is an Australian event drawing focus on the large number of Australians affected by chronic wounds and the cost to the health care system each year. Also features the Big Oozie Bake Off. Official Site

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