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Date(s) - 30/10/2017
8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Cairns Sheridan Hotel & Conference Centre


Come and join Tracy Nowicki and Céline Melican as they empower you to change lives:

  • Understanding the complexities of the  bariatric patient
  • Changing the mindset—caring for the bariatric patient with care, dignity & respect
  • Ensuring a dignified admission to our services
  • How do we mobilise the bariatric patient safely?
  • Measuring the bariatric patient accurately
  • Overcoming challenges with training, understanding and forward planning
  • Getting the right fit – let’s look at some of the equipment out there
  • One size doesn’t fit all – understanding bariatric room design
  • Understanding common psychosocial issues
  • Pressure injury prevention, falls prevention, continence management and skin care –special considerations in bariatric care
  • Come and explore with us – there’s more to this pandemic than sloth and gluttony

Who Should Attend?

  • Frontline health staff from acute, aged care & community – doctors, nurses, care workers, indigenous health workers
  • Specialised staff – Manual handling instructors, Wound CNCs, Continence Advisors, Nurse Practitioners etc…
  • Allied Health staff – Occupational Therapists, Podiatrists, Dietitians, Physiotherapists
  • Leaders and innovators to take their staff forward in the latest evidenced base practice


Bookings are closed for this event.