Wound Care and Tissue Viability

This Guardian Angels Training course in Wound Care has been built around the day to day duties of health and social care workers who may come into contact with any number of minor to moderate wounds during their normal working practices. Ideally suited to those with at least a basic level of knowledge in the subject of wound care, the syllabus covers the various wound types, legal matters surrounding wound care, recording of treatment, healing stages and more.

DURATION

3 – 6 hours

SYLLABUS

  • Subject knowledge assessment
  • Professional, legal and ethical issues of wound management
  • Wound etiology
  • Wound types
  • Wound phases / healing
  • Factors affecting healing
  • Dressing types and selection
  • Summary and evaluation

For delegates interested in studying wound care a little deeper, the course’s duration can be extended up to 3 days in order to make time for more advanced elements to be introduced. other topics can be included such as Leg Ulcer Management.

Other courses that might be of interest is our Pressure Area Care course, this represents an excellent starting point for those wishing to then expand their learning alongside this Wound Care training program.

Guardian Angels Training will provide the necessary competency proformas required to ensure safe and evidenced-based clinical practice following completion of our training courses. This will then allow the Registered Provider to ensure mandatory competency assessments are completed within the workplace by a nominated mentor/supervisor.

If you need further advice regarding competency assessments or if you would like our Registered Nurse Trainers to provide onsite competency assessments then please do contact us.

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