This session will outline the key aspects of lower limb assessment and the current options for management. Consideration will be given to the current evidence in relation to best practices and their implication for clinical practice.
Birmingham City University Practice Development Unit
Jackie is a Professor of Wound Healing at the Birmingham City University Practice Development Unit. She is recently retired from the NHS having worked as a Consultant Nurse in Tissue Viability, where she provided a strategic and operational role in Tissue Viability across the Worcestershire Health Care Trust. This included education and clinical care for patients in their own homes, community hospitals and hospices across Worcestershire. Jackie has developed and led the implementation of BSc and Master’s level accredited courses including Tissue Viability, Leg Ulcer Care, Infection Control in Tissue Viability, Palliative Care in Tissue Viability, Pressure Ulcer Prevention and the implementation of Tissue Viability education for pre-registration. Jackie has been an external examiner for ten years.
Jackie is Chair of the Wound Care Alliance UK a, large charity with the remit of providing educational resources to support the delivery of best practices in Tissue Viability. Jackie is passionate about education and its impact on delivery of care and providing high quality of care to patients. Jackie has published widely, presented both nationally and internationally, and received several national awards.