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This session will review how to arcuately assess a wound, linking this to how to choose the right product at the right time

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This is an online session and will take place over Microsoft Teams at 12PM-2PM

Advanced Wound Management.

This session will provide a recap of the physiology of wound healing, linking to the multifactorial nature of why wounds can be 'hard to heal'. It will review the importance of wound assessment and how to accurately assess a wound, linking this to how to choose the right product at the right time.

The course will focus on wound bed preparation and will discuss some of the common reasons why wounds fail to heal and how to identify the underlying cause of delayed wound healing and how this can be addressed. It will describe some of the advanced treatment options available to aid tissue regeneration and will affirm when onward referral is needed

Invited to attend, from GP's, ANP's, PN's and RGN's etc.

The session will be held by Dr Leanne Atkin PhD MHSc RGN is a Lecturer Practitioner at University of Huddersfield additionally being Vascular Nurse Consultant at Mid Yorks NHS Trust. She completed her Masters degree in Advanced Nursing Practice 2010 and her PhD in 2017, her research focus was the treatment and management of peripheral arterial disease. Her passions include leg ulcer management, quality agenda, peripheral arterial disease and advanced wound management. She has published over 50 articles related to lower limb ulceration pathways, vascular diseases, wound assessment and quality of life. She is currently leading the ‘Legs Matter’ campaign aiming to raise patient and public awareness of lower limb conditions and working with the National Wound Care Strategy chairing the lower limb stream of work.

A link will be sent out closer to the time of the session so make sure the email address you have provided is accessed before the session.

If you are booking more than one person on the session you need to ensure an email address is provided for each person

For anymore information or questions regarding the session please contact kellie.forsyth@conexus-healthcare.org

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