Course Code: Course Duration: 3 Hours

This Woundcare Management Training course is specifically designed for nurses involved in caring for patients and service users with chronic and acute wounds. By the end of this course each attendee will have a greater appreciation of wound types and the appropriate techniques to manage them effectively.

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A wound is a disruption of the normal structure and function of skin and skin architecture. An acute wound has normal wound physiology and healing is anticipated to progress through the normal stages of wound healing, whereas a chronic wound is defined as one that is physiologically impaired.

Proper healing and wound care management is imperative as the wound bed needs to be well vascularised, free of devitalised tissue, moist and clear of infection.  Correct wound dressings should eliminate dead space, control exudate, prevent bacterial overgrowth, ensure proper fluid balance, be cost-efficient, and be manageable for the patient and/or nursing staff.


Course Content

  • Understand the various stages of wound healing and wound management
  • Identify the different cells involved in the stages of wound healing
  • Different categories of wound healing
  • The main principles of wound healing
  • Different types of wound – chronic / acute
  • The four main principles of wound management
           TIME (Tissue, Infection, Moisture, Edge)
  • Selecting appropriate dressings
  • Dressing types

Course Assessment and Certification

After successful completion of the course a certificate of completion will be awarded which is valid for 2 years.

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Tidal Training provide onsite face to face healthcare training to large and small group organisations and across the United Kingdom. Our tutors will travel to your workplace or choice of venue and deliver training at a time and date which fits in with your organisations work commitments. If you require training outside of normal working hours we will be more than happy to support you.

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Onsite Training for Woundcare Management Training

This Woundcare Management Training course and all of the Clinical Training Courses we provide can be delivered onsite in most cities and surrounding areas in England, Wales and Scotland including:

  • Aberdeen
  • Bangor
  • Bath
  • Birmingham
  • Bradford
  • Brighton and Hove
  • Bristol
  • Cambridge
  • Canterbury
  • Cardiff
  • Carlisle
  • Chester
  • Chichester
  • Coventry
  • Derby
  • Dundee
  • Durham
  • Edinburgh
  • Ely
  • Exeter
  • Glasgow
  • Gloucester
  • Hereford
  • Inverness
  • Kingston upon Hull
  • Lancaster
  • Leeds
  • Leicester
  • Lichfield
  • Lincoln
  • Liverpool
  • City of London
  • Manchester
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Newport
  • Norwich
  • Nottingham
  • Oxford
  • Perth
  • Peterborough
  • Plymouth
  • Portsmouth
  • Preston
  • Ripon
  • Salford
  • Salisbury
  • Sheffield
  • Southampton
  • St Albans
  • St Davids
  • Stirling
  • Stoke-on-Trent
  • Sunderland
  • Swansea
  • Truro
  • Wakefield
  • Wells
  • Westminster
  • Winchester
  • Wolverhampton
  • Worcester
  • York
  • Wherever you are!

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