Pre-Hospital Care: The Backbone of good spinal management


Presented By Louise Kelly Louise Kelly is the Clinical Nurse Consultant for Spinal Cord Injury at the Royal North Shore Hospital in St Leonards. In addition to her Bachelor of Nursing, she holds a Masters degree in Education and Management as well as a Graduate Certificate in Sexual Health. Louise has nearly twenty years experience in nursing and has worked in the speciality of spinal cord injury for the past 15 years. During this time, she has been successful in obtaining recurrent funding for a multidisciplinary clinic to manage pressure injuries in people with spinal cord injury, has written a model of care for the prevention and management of pressure injuries in people with spinal cord injury and assisted dozens of couples achieve the joy of parenthood, through the Spinal Fertility Clinic.

Louise will be sharing her knowledge and expertise to discuss:

Circumstances in which spinal cord injury can occur in the Australian context
Exploration of the alphabet acronym as it could apply to spinal cord injury
What’s in and what’s out and why is it so????
To cord or not to cord…that is the question!




90 minutes
15th Jun 2015
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