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Wound Management

Course overview

This course has been developed for staff working in a range of settings including residential, community and supported living schemes who are involved in supporting with wound care and management. Learners will develop their understanding of the types of wounds, wound healing and factors influencing the health process. Through attending this course learners will develop their understanding of skin structure and function and their confidence to support with wound management.
This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
Video clips, group discussions and small group activities.
This course has been developed and mapped to:
The Care Act 2014
Mental Capacity Act 2005
Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards 2008
Equality Act 2010
And the following QCF unit:
Undertake agreed pressure area care

Course content

Skin structure and function
Types and causes of wounds
Wound dressings
Aseptic technique
The healing process
Barriers to healing
The importance of nutrition

Learning outcomes

Describe skin structure and function
List types and causes of wounds
Outline the key points of the assessment process
Explain the importance of maintaining dressings
Explain the importance of using aseptic technique
Explain how to identify and minimise the risk of infection
Summarise the healing process
List barriers to healing
Describe the importance of nutrition to the healing process


3 hours

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