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TVS Advanced Study Day - Wound Care for Children

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The TVS aim to provide expertise in education by hosting a series of Online Advanced Study Days

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Attendance is FREE to practicing Healthcare Professionals ONLY

Caring for children with a chronic illness or disability can pose many challenges to Health Care Professionals. Frequently this includes the risks associated with maintaining skin integrity and wound healing when faced with complex factors that can impact on patient outcomes.

This advanced study day will explore some of the factors that need to be considered when assessing children with complex needs and will also provide insight into managing specific conditions such as Epidermolysis Bullosa and Burns.

Speakers at the event are...

  • Nikki Stubbs, TVS Trustee & Independent Tissue Viability Consultant
  • Jansy Williams, Lead Tissue Viability Specialist, Infection Prevention & Control Department, Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
  • Frances Kent, Community Equipment, Clinical Specialist Lead, Buckinghamshire Healthcare Trust
  • Suzanne Whiting, Burn Care Advisor/ TRIPS Coordinator, Stoke Mandeville Hospital
  • Katie Plevey, EB Clinical Nurse Specialist, Great Ormond Street Hospital

At the end of this study day, delegates will have...

  • A good understanding of wound healing physiology for children and the specific factors that need to be considered during the wound assessment process.
  • An enhanced awareness of the benefits and pitfalls of using equipment when caring for children.
  • A good understanding of the key principles of burns management for children.
  • A good understanding of the basic nursing principles of caring for a child with Epidermolysis Bullosa and how to tailor wound care to the specific types.

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