Wound Care

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Total: £400.00(Exc VAT)
Course Details


Learning Aims and Outcomes

Course Title:  Wound Care

Course length 5-6 hours

Maximum number to attend - 12

This course is primarily aimed at Registered Nurses but can be attended by all staff.

This Wound Care course will look at different types of wounds and increase knowledge of the healing process and management of wounds and wound dressings.  There is also the opportunity to review aseptic non touch technique as well as practice the procedure.

Learning Outcome

Assessment Criteria

Introduction - Wounds


         Define and understand different types of wounds

         Anatomy and physiology of the skin

Wound Healing



  • Classification of wounds
  • Methods of wound healing
  • Phases of wound healing

Methods of Wound Assessment


         Discuss wound bed preparation

  • TIME principles

         Understand factors which could affect wound healing

         Understand the different dressing groups

Wound Management




         Discuss achieving a well vascularized wound bed

         Identify methods of debridement of devitalized tissue

         Understand the impact of:

  • Infection
  • Moisture balance
  • Edge non-advancement

         Principles of wound cleansing

Wound Dressing




         Understand the principles of dressing a wound

         Wound assessment and recording tools

         Equipment required

         Procedure and aftercare

Aseptic Non-Touch Procedure


         Review of aseptic procedure including practical session



         Look at selection of individual dressings

         Questions and answers


At the end of the training session, there is a written assessment to evidence the learning of the attendees.


This course can be tailored to the bespoke needs of the customer.  Please speak to a member of the sales team for further details.

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