AWSA Summer School 2024

To view the AWSA Summer School 2024 presentations please click on the links below:

  • Session 1: INFLAMMATION - Is it something I ate?
    - Prof Richard Ferrero, Centre for Innate Immunity and Infectious Diseases, Hudson Institute of Medical Research
    - Dr Peter Brukner OAM, Specialist Sports and Exercise Physician
    - Dr Laurence Clemens,  Rheumatologist

  • Session 2: INVESTIGATIONS - The art and science of diagnosing.
    Dr Hiu Tat Mark Chan, Clinical Microbiologist, VCS Pathology
    Dr Debbie Kesper, Consultant Physician in Rehabilitation, St John of God Hospital, Bendigo
    - Dr John Frewen, Dermatologist, Sinclair Dermatology

  • Session 3: OEDEMA -  Is it all fluid?
    Jan Rice AM, Director, WoundCareServices
    Dr Laurence Clemens, Rheumatologist
    - Prof Neil Piller, Director of the Lymphoedema Clinical Research Unit, Flinders University
    - Dr Geoff Sussman OAM, Wound Care, Monash University

  • Session 4: PAIN - The blessing and curse.
    Dr Nikki Frescos, Podiatrist, Austin Health, Research Development Lead, Faculty of Pain Medicine, ANZCA
    - A/Prof Carolyn Arnold, Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Medicine, Monash University
    Leone English, Executive Director, Faculty of Pain Medicine, ANZCA

  • Session 5: SCOPE CREEP - Are you in my lane?
    Terry Swanson, Nurse Practitioner Wound Management
    - Leanne Boase, Chief Executive Officer, Australian College of Nurse Practitioners
    - Dr Michelle Gibb, Nurse Practitioner, Wound Specialist Services
    - Lori-Anne Sharp, Federal Assistant Secretary, Australian Nursing & Midwifery Federation
    - Dr Geoff Sussman OAM, Wound Care, Monash University
    - Stephen Tucker, Associate Director Allied Health: Podiatry and Orthotics; Allied Health Admin, Northern Health

  • Session 6: INFECTION - Are my eyes accurate?
    Prof Paul Johnson, Infectious Diseases Physician, Austin Health & University of Melbourne
    Dr Geoff Sussman OAM, Wound Care, Monash University

  • Session 7: HIGH RISK FOOT vs LIMB - Are we assessing and treating the full problem?
    - Dr Michelle Kaminski, Podiatry Research Lead, Monash Health
    Martin Forbes, Vascular Sonographer, Bendigo
    - Andrea Minnis, Nurse Practitioner Wound Management
    - Mr Shrikkanth Rangarajan (Raj), Vascular, Endovascular and Renal Access Surgeon, Yarra Vascular Surgeons

    - Prof Keryln Carville, Primary Health Care and Community Nursing, Silver Chain Group and Curtin University
    Ann Marie Dunk, Clinical Nurse Consultant, Canberra Health Service
    Catherine Young, Occupational Therapist, Odyssey Consulting

  • Session 9: ETHICS, EVIDENCE, INDUSTRY -  Translating this to the real world.
    Dr Emily Haesler, Adjunct Professor, Curtin University, Adjunct Associate Professor, La Trobe University
    - Margo Asimus, Nurse Practitioner, Wound Education Pty Ltd 
    - Prof Keryln Carville, Primary Health Care and Community Nursing, Silver Chain Group and Curtin University
    - Judy Haviland, Director, Judy Haviland Consultancy
    - Lachlan Singe, Personal Injury Lawyer, Arnold Dallas McPherson Lawyers

  • Session 10: WHERE TO FROM HERE?
    - Terry Swanson, Chair, AWSA Board
    - Dr Nikki Frescos, Vice Chair, AWSA Board
    Jan Rice AM, Secretary, AWSA Board
    Andrea Minnis, Treasurer, AWSA Board
    Dr Emily Haesler, AWSA Faculty
    - Dr Geoff Sussman OAM, AWSA Faculty

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