Wound Care Training

Wound Care Training

CPD Points 6 | Duration 1 Days | £144.00 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 this is a combined course for both Nurses and HCAs, leg ulcers and compression bandaging will be covered however this will be aimed at Nurses only.

On completion of this course, delegates will receive a competence based framework document to work through under the supervision of a mentor in their place of work.

This 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

  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • 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
  • Managing wounds
  • 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
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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.

Course Dates Call 01661 844327 to make a telephone booking

Start DateEnd DateDurationStart TimeEnd TimeVenueCPD PointsPriceBookEnquire
Thu, 7th Dec 2017Thu, 7th Dec 20171 Day09:30 am16:00 pm 10 Fitzroy Square, London, W1T 5HP6£144BookEnquire
Thu, 25th Jan 2018Thu, 25th Jan 20181 Day09:30 am16:00 pm Maryville House, Belfast, BT9 6LN6£144BookEnquire
Thu, 1st Feb 2018Thu, 1st Feb 20181 Day09:30 am16:00 pm The County Hotel, Newcastle, NE1 5DF6£144BookEnquire
Thu, 22nd Mar 2018Thu, 22nd Mar 20181 Day09:30 am16:00 pm 10 Fitzroy Square, London, W1T 5HP6£144BookEnquire
Fri, 27th Apr 2018Fri, 27th Apr 20181 Day09:30 am16:00 pm The County Hotel, Newcastle, NE1 5DF6£144BookEnquire
Wed, 13th Jun 2018Wed, 13th Jun 20181 Day09:30 am16:00 pm 10 Fitzroy Square, London, W1T 5HP6£144BookEnquire
Fri, 15th Jun 2018Fri, 15th Jun 20181 Day09:30 am16:00 pm The County Hotel, Newcastle, NE1 5DF6£144BookEnquire
Thu, 6th Sep 2018Thu, 6th Sep 20181 Day09:30 am16:00 pm The County Hotel, Newcastle, NE1 5DF6£144BookEnquire
Tue, 18th Sep 2018Tue, 18th Sep 20181 Day09:30 am16:00 pm 10 Fitzroy Square, London, W1T 5HP6£144BookEnquire
Fri, 30th Nov 2018Fri, 30th Nov 20181 Day09:30 am16:00 pm 10 Fitzroy Square, London, W1T 5HP6£144BookEnquire
Tue, 4th Dec 2018Tue, 4th Dec 20181 Day09:30 am16:00 pm The County Hotel, Newcastle, NE1 5DF6£144BookEnquire
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