This event is for practices from the Mid & South STP only.

Event details

This course is designed for those new to wound care.  The course aims to enable Practice Nurses, AHPs and Nursing Associates to obtain the knowledge and skills they need to perform wound care and remove sutures/staples.

The course consists of a half-day online training with a short practical skills session, held at our Witham training rooms.

You will also be required to undergo a period of supervised practice with a nurse mentor.  A competency assessment package will be provided.

Practical Skills:  Please book  your preferred slot once your booking has been confirmed, via the ticket in your Essex Equip account.

Course content:

  • Your role in wound care.
  • Anatomy and physiology of the skin.
  • Wound classification.
  • Holistic wound assessment.
  • Wound healing and infection.
  • Wound management.
  • Dressing choice and application.
  • Removal of sutures and staples.

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Cancellations with a full refund will be accepted up to and including 15 days prior to the event.  Any refund request for places cancelled after this date will not be refunded.