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University of city

Wound Management (Lvl 7)

University of city
In Hatfield ()

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Important information

Typology Short course
Duration 8 Days
  • Short course
  • Duration:
    8 Days

This module will be of interest to healthcare professionals who are working with patients with wounds, particularly those that are non-healing and complex in presentation. During the module you will learn the key principles of wound assessment and management and consider factors that slow or impede healing. We will also explore the issues and challenges that arise in everyday wound care practice, keeping our focus throughout on the provision of person-centred care.

Students will be supported through a range of classroom and online learning strategies together with group and

individual tutorials. Topics covered will reflect contemporary issues and challenges in everyday wound care

What you'll learn on the course

Lvl 7

Course programme

Wound healing physiology.
Principles of wound assessment and management including dressing selection.
Physiological and socio-psychological barriers to healing for example: vascular disease, concordance, lifestyle choices, diabetes.
Management of specific wound care challenges for example: highly exuding wounds, pressure damage, infection, odour.
The patient perspective and the role of the inter-disciplinary team.
Orientation to the University’s learning resources including subject specific databases.

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