Who should attend
Qualified staff attending should have a basic knowledge of wound care and work in a setting where wound care is undertaken.
Staff will learn about holistic wound assessment and management. Aimed at qualified staff working in an inpatient setting.
This course will cover:
• skin structure and functions
• normal wound healing
• barriers to healing
• wound assessment- T.I.M.E.
• wound management- general and some specific e.g. diabetic foot ulcers, leg ulcers, burns, skin tears, surgical wound dehiscence
• Dressing products on the SWFT inpatient formulary.
The day is delivered by a variety of SWFT and industry clinical specialists in both formal and group work. There is opportunity for discussion, questions and answers.