Wound Care and Management Workshop – RCN (6514) Accredited

Wound Care and Management Workshop – RCN (6514) Accredited

This programme has been accredited by the RCN Centre for Professional Accreditation until 12th February 2019
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.

Learning Outcomes:

  • 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.

Course Content:

  • Legislation and National Guidelines
  • Professional Code of Conduct
  • Principles of Nursing
  • Arenas of Accountability
  • Informed Consent
  • The Five Key Principles of the
  • Mental Capacity Act 2005
  • Roles, Duties and Responsibilties
  • Prevalence of Wound
  • Six Basic Categories of Wound
  • Wounds – Classifications
  • Layers of Skin
  • Challenges to Health of Skin
  • Methods of Wound Healing
  • Four Phases of Wound Healing
  • TIME Framework Wound Assessment
  • Nutritional Assessment and Support
  • Psychological and Social Assessment
  • Pain Assessment
  • Nutrition Assessment
  • Principles of Dressing a Wound
  • Wound Observation
  • Wound Drainage Assessment
  • Factors that Delay Wound Healing
  • Wound Classification
  • Infection Prevention and Control in
  • Relation to Wound Care
  • The 5 Moments of Hand Hygiene
  • Infection Prevention and Control
  • Wound Complications
  • Promotion of Wound Healing
  • Wound Swab
  • Dressing for Surgical Wounds
  • Debridement Methods
  • Wound Irrigations
  • Bandages & Binders
  • Negative Pressure Therapy in
  • Wound Healing
  • Evidence Based Approach in NPWT
  • The Use of NPWT in Community Settings
  • Categories of Wound Dressing
  • ANTT: Changing a Wound Dressing
  • Pressure Ulcer
  • Evidence Based Approach
  • Factors Correlating with Skin Breakdown
  • Pressure Sore Areas
  • Classification of Pressure Ulcer Severity
  • Waterlow Score Assessment
  • Pressure Ulcer Prevention
  • Documentation and Recordkeeping
  • Knowledge and Skills Competency Assessment

Duration: 0900-1800
Fee: £165
Lunch will not be provided only Tea and coffee will be provided in the morning and during breaks.

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Accreditation:

Skills-for-Health     GHP RCN Accreditation


Wound Care and Management Workshop – RCN (6514) Accredited

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