Wound Care

Essential training for nurses in residential, agency and community settings.




Suitable for nurses, this course has been designed to provide the latest practical guidance on identifying different wounds and skin conditions and the ways wounds should be dressed, treated and cared for. This course is often added to our Tissue Viability course to make a full study day.

Course Contents

  • Anatomy and physiology of the skin
  • Functions of the skin
  • Neuropathy (sensory, autonomic and motor)
  • Responsibilities, legislation and best practice sources
  • MUST screening tool
  • Visual assessments
  • Other tissue viability issues (Skin tears/sheering, dry skin, maceration, eczema, melanoma, urticaria, herpes, ringworm, acute wounds)
  • Phases of acute wound healing
  • TIME (Tissue, Infection, Moisture, Edge of wound)
  • Factors that affect wound healing
  • Wound dressings and types
  • Wound cleansing
  • Principles of wound dressing
  • Assessment and recording
  • Wound dressing procedures, including infection control precautions
  • Ongoing care

Course Outcomes

Successful completion of this training course will result in the award of a CPD accredited certificate covering all aspects of the above course contents.

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