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Wound Care Training

Wound Care Training

CPD Points 6 | Duration 1 Days | £119.00 per delegate

Course Introduction

Our Wound Care training course comprehensively covers the various types of wounds, how they occur and how to manage them, as well as leg ulcers and compression bandaging.

On completion of the wound management training delegates will receive a competence based framework document to work through under the supervision of a mentor in their place of work.

This Wound Care course includes a practical session and is accredited by the Royal College of General Practitioners.

This course is accredited by the Royal College of General Practitioners

Course Aims

  • Develop knowledge and skills required for safe and effective wound management
  • Describe the anatomy and physiology of the skin
  • Describe the purpose of the skin
  • Describe the causes of wounds and risk factors
  • Understand complications
  • Understand infection control
  • Be able to assess and classify wounds and apply knowledge when dealing with wounds
  • Understand your role in relation to wounds and wound management including guidelines and boundaries
  • Describe the issues relating to the therapeutics of the relevant dressings and how they work
  • Understand how to apply dressings safely including choice of dressing for the appropriate site and the need for observation of the patient post procedure
  • Understand the need for audit and governance
  • Recognise factors that delay healing
  • Understand how to remove sutures and staples correctly

Course Content

  • Role of the HCA
  • Accountability: guidelines and requirements
  • Legal issues
  • Confidentiality
  • Capacity and consent
  • Documentation and record keeping
  • Supervision and competence
  • Anatomy and physiology of the skin and wound healing: inflammation, proliferation, epithelialisation and maturation
  • Factors that promote and delay wound healing
  • Classification of wounds
  • Aseptic technique and infection control
  • Dressings and how to apply them
  • Dressing selection
  • Bandaging
  • Wound management
  • Necrotic wounds
  • Granulating wounds
  • Leg ulcers
  • Recognising signs of infection and deterioration
  • Removal of sutures and skin closure
  • Practical Session

Who should attend / would be applicable?

  • HCAs
  • Nurses

Date and Time

The County Hotel, Newcastle, NE1 5DF
Tuesday 10th October 2017
09:30 am - 16:00 pm
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10 Fitzroy Square, London, W1T 5HP
Thursday 7th December 2017
09:30 am - 16:00 pm
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Course Rating

This Course is Rated
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(99%) * Based on evalutations completed at the end of each course.

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1 Days | £119.00 per Candidate

Start DateStart TimeEnd TimeVenuePriceBookEnquire
Tuesday 10th October 201709:30 am16:00 pm The County Hotel, Newcastle£119BookEnquire
Thursday 7th December 201709:30 am16:00 pm 10 Fitzroy Square, London£119BookEnquire

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