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Wound Healing Study Day for Practice Nurses & Healthcare Assistants in Hast...
Thu 4 May 2017, 09:00 – 16:30 BST
This study session is aimed at Practice Nurses and Health Care Assistants with little or no understanding of wound care, to give an overview of the basic principles of wound assessment and management.
The participants will have an understanding of
The structure and function of the skin
The stages of wound healing
Wound assessment, wound measurement and documentation
How to prepare the wound bed for optimum healing (TIME)
Dressing selection and wound management
Factors that affect wound healing
Challenging wounds e.g. burns, skin lacerations, over granulation