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Wound Care Management (Group Session)


Wound Care Management Workshop

The wound management workshop is aimed at nurses and advanced care staff responsible for those who are susceptible to pressue sores and skin deterioration. Pressure skin damage is related to the duration of applied pressure. The course will look at the importance of correctly assessing wounds, the various phases of wound healing and how we as carers and nurses can assist in the process.


  • Legal Framework and National Guidelines
  • Anatomy and Physiology of the Skin
  • Functions of the Skin
  • Risk Assessment and Management
  • Indications of Tissue Viability Management
  • Types of Wound and Tissue Management
  • Pressure Ulcer Incidence
  • Pressure Ulcer Grading
  • Wound Observation and Assessment
  • Wound Assessment tool
  • Identifying Wound Infection and complications
  • Factors affecting wound healing
  • Maintaining good hygiene and Positioning
  • Positioning for Critically Ill Patients
  • Wound Care using Non Touch Technique
  • Pain Management and Monitoring
  • Dressing types and classification
  • Evidence base in managing Pressure Ulcer
  • Referral Criteria
  • Documentation, Record keeping and Reporting
  • Knowledge Competency


Upon completion delegates will receive certificate of attendance.NB: Competency must be achieved within the workplace within 6 months of attending the course.We are unable to organise any voluntary work in hospitals for you to gain further experience. You will have to arrange this yourself.