Wound Care

Wounds can range from a light scratch to deep damage of tissue and muscle and within your role in health and social care, you may come into contact with different types of wounds regularly.

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Duration:
40-50m
Modules:
15
From only
£1.49* Buy credits *Excludes VAT. Based on bulk credit pricing

About the course

Without correct management, a wound can quickly worsen and deteriorate. This comprehensive Wound Care training will expand your understanding of wound management, assisting you to respond appropriately to support healing and promote wellbeing.

Who is this course for?

A ‘must have’ for induction, refresher, management and vocational training.

What does the course cover?

  • The skin
  • The epidermis
  • The dermis
  • The hypodermis
  • What is a wound?
  • Types of wound
  • Wound colour
  • The stages of healing
  • Moisture & the healing process
  • Primary intention
  • Secondary intention
  • Tertiary intention
  • Factors affecting healing
  • Ageing & the healing process
  • Complications to healing
  • Wounds & bacteria
  • Infection
  • Swabs
  • Cleaning a wound
  • Benefits of dressings
  • Types of dressings
  • Wounds & bathing
  • Hydration, nutrition & sleep
  • Pain
  • Wound assessment
  • Measuring a wound
  • Professional wound care practices
Download the syllabus (PDF)

How is the course assessed?

After each module you will be asked a set of multiple-choice questions. The answers are marked automatically so you instantly know your score.

Every trainee receives a FREE training certificate on completion of the course as evidence for your records.


From only
£1.49* Buy credits *Excludes VAT. Based on bulk credit pricing
Duration:
40-50m
Modules:
15
  • CPD Accredited and Skills for Care Endorsed
  • Free certification
  • Standards compliant
  • Access course on desktop and mobile, from work or home
  • No time limits, work at your own pace
  • Monitor and track staff progress

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