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This session will provide a basic introduction to the wound healing process, identifying factors which may delay healing.

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This is an online session and will take place over Microsoft Teams at 12PM-1.30PM

Introduction to Wound Management.

This session will provide a basic introduction to the wound healing process, identifying factors which may delay healing. We will also focus on how to assess a wound accurately and why this is important.

This session will provide a basic introduction to wound assessment, highlighting why this is a vital aspect of wound bed preparation and linking this to how to choose the right wound product at the right time.

It will provide a brief overview on how to identify wound infection and when wound swabbing/antibiotics are needed. It will also highlight why wound assessment is a vital aspect of wound bed preparation and linking this to how to choose the right wound product at the right time.

All clinical member of the team are invited to attend, from GP's, ANP's, PN's and HCA'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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