This programme has been accredited by the RCN Centre for Professional Accreditation until 20th October 2017
Accreditation applies only to the educational content of the programme and does not apply to any product
Wound Care and Management Workshop
- Preventing and maintaining skin integrity is a fundamental role of healthcare professionals (NMC,2008; GMC, 2009). The skin is a barrier to the outside world protecting the body from infection. There are several types of wounds that can potentially damage the skin. Some wounds requires medical intervention or referral to wound specialists due to damage of underlying tissues.
- Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of national policies, guidance in relation to wound care. Understating on your role and responsibilities.
- Identify patients at risk of developing wound infection. Explain the importance of infection control in relation to wound care management. Describe the signs and symptoms of an infected wound.
- Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of wound care and identify range of dressings and their suitability for different types of wounds.
- Describe the equipment needed for wound dressing. Demonstrate practical wound dressing using a simulate manikin skills, changing wound dressing using a sterile Non Touch Technique.
- Legislation and National Guidelines
- Professional Code of Conduct
- RCN Principles of Nursing Practice
- Roles and Responsibility
- Principles of Consent for Treatment
- The five Key Principles of the Mental Capacity Act 2005
- Risk Assessment
- Layers Of Skin
- Methods of Wound Healing
- Wound Assessment
- Wound Observation
- Wound Drainage Assessment
- Factors that delay Wound Healing
- Wounds ClassificationInfection Prevention and Control
- Hand washing, PPE, ANTT
- Inflammation and Infection
- Principles of Wound Management
- Phases of Wound Healing
- Wound Complications
- Promotion of Wound Healing
- Functions of Wound Dressing
- Dressing for Surgical Wounds
- Three Categories of Wound Dressing used Post Operatively
- Categories of Wound DressingChanging a Wound Dressing
- Pressure Ulcer
- Factors Correlating with Skin Breakdown
- Pressure Sore Areas
- Waterlow Score Assessment
- Pressure Ulcer Prevention
- Documentation and Recordkeeping
- Knowledge and Skills Competency Assessment (with 4 Hours Participatory)
Lunch will not be provided only Tea and coffee will be provided in the morning and during breaks.
This programme has been accredited by the RCN Centre for Professional Accreditation until 14 August 2015 Accreditation applies only to the educational content of the programme and does not apply to any product
This programme has been accredited by the RCN Centre for Professional Accreditation until 20 October 2018 Accreditation applies only to the educational content of the programme and does not apply to any product