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Tissue Viability & Wound Care for HCSW's

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Tissue Viability & Wound Care for HCSW's

This study day will ensure that you are up to date in the principles of tissue viability, and the principles of assessment and management of acute and chronic wounds. It will enhance the care you are able to deliver by ensuring your skills and knowledge is maintained, developed and up to date.

Course Code

CS6061.

Course Date

12th September 2017

Places Available

Course Fee

£90.00
Course Description

The course will cover the following:

  • Overview of skin anatomy and physiology
  • Wound healing
  • Wound infections
  • Acute and chronic wound overview
  • General principles of wound cleansing
  • General principles of wound dressings
  • Introduction to the assessment and management of acute wounds
    • General principles
    • Surgical wounds
    • Traumatic wounds and burns
  • Introduction to the assessment and management of chronic wounds
    • General principles
    • Leg ulcers
    • Pressure ulcers
    • Diabetic foot ulcers
  • Workshop
    • Removal of sutures and steristrips