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Lecture Overview

Wound expert, Geoff Sussman, gives an in-depth look at modern wound management, including topics such as the burden of chronic wounds on society, what factors influence wound management, why best-practice resources guide planning and how to utilise them in practice.


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Geoff Sussman

Geoff Sussman holds a position in the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Science at Monash University and he has been a faculty member of the summer school on wounds at St Anne’s College, Oxford University. He has been involved in wound management for over 30 years in clinical research, clinical practice and teaching, and is the founder of the Wound Foundation of Australia. He was the inaugural Secretary of the World Union of Wound Healing Societies 2000-2004 and the Chairman of the Education Commission of the World Union from 2004 to 2008. He is associate editor of the International Wound Journal, a member of the editorial board of Wound Practice and Research Journal, and is a member of the advisory committee for Post Graduate Wound Care education, including Masters of Wound Care at Monash University. He was awarded an OAM in the Queen's Birthday Honours in 2006 for his work in wound care as a researcher, educator and clinician and in the sports of gymnastics and diving. He was recognised at the 2008 World Wound Healing Congress in Toronto with a lifetime achievement award for his work in wound management. See Educator Profile


74 Total Rating(s)
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Alison Louise Hooper
17 Jan 2020

The presentatior was informative, passionate & gave useful free resources.

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Moira Munro
16 Jan 2020

Very good presentation with lots of information

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Gail Simpson
08 Jan 2020

Great resource. Thought it was going to be too basic, but it gave a good overview, and means of obtaining more info

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Teresa Perry
04 Jan 2020

An excellent presentation which was delivered with great knowledge and wonderful simplicity.

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Louisa Christie
04 Jan 2020

It was well presented and informative

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Craig Davis
18 Dec 2019

Imformative presentation

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Holly cobbing
15 Dec 2019

Very interesting

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Levena Leslie West
13 Dec 2019


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Marion Adele Bridgland
13 Dec 2019

This was a very well presented and detailed wound care seminar, critical information was provided.

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Julie Pearson
11 Dec 2019

very informative lacture which the learning was very relevant to my scope of practice.