Our wound care training course comprehensively covers the various types of wounds, how they occur and how to manage them
As this is a combined course for both Nurses and HCAs, leg ulcers and compression bandaging will be covered however this will be aimed at Nurses only.
On completion of this course, delegates will receive a competence based framework document to work through under the supervision of a mentor in their place of work.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES
• Comprehensively develop knowledge and skills required for safe and effective wound management• Describe the anatomy and physiology of the skin• Describe the purpose of the skin• Describe the causes of wounds and risk factors• Understand complications
• Understand infection control• Be able to assess and classify wounds and apply knowledge when dealing with wounds• Understand your role in relation to wounds and wound management including guidelines and boundaries• Describe the issues relating to the therapeutics of the relevant dressings and how they work• Understand how to apply dressings safely including choice of dressing for the appropriate site and the need for observation of patient post procedure• Understand the need for audit and governance• Recognise factors that delay healing• Understand how to remove sutures and staples correctly
• Role of the HCA• Role of the Nurse • Accountability, responsibility, guidelines and requirements• Legal issues• Confidentiality• Consent and Capacity• Documentation and record keeping• Supervision and competence• Anatomy and physiology of the skin and wound healing including:
• inflammation, proliferation, epithelialisation, maturation• Factors that promote and delay wound healing• Risk factors• Classification of wounds• Aseptic technique and infection control• What dressing for what wounds?• Dressings and how to apply• Dressing – selection• Wound management• Necrotic wounds• Granulating wounds• Leg Ulcers• Compression bandages• Recognising signs of infection and deterioration
Includes All course materials and certificate of attendance
Accreditation 6 CPD points awarded on completion. Accredited by One Awards (*Certificate £25) and CPD Standards (*Certificate free)
Annie Barr AB Health Group
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