Wound Care & Tissue Viability

WOUND CARE & TISSUE VIABILITY

Course Number

SC0107.1

SC0107.2

Validity

1 Year

1 Year

Duration

1/2 Day

1 Day

Assessment

Continuous

Continuous

This course is for qualified staff who already have a basic understanding of wounds including pressure sores and require further training in their practical management. Attending delegates will learn about wound etiology, phases & assessment, exudate, debridement and the choice of dressings and their application. The course is titled Wound Care when booked as a half day and Tissue Viability when the more in-depth full-day variant is selected.

Suitable for:

Care

Care

Introduction

  • Introduction & course overview

Course Programme

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

Delegates attending this course will benefit from having previously attended our SC0107 Pressure Area Care course.