Pressure Ulcers Care and Wound Care for Nurses and Carers

Date & Time:

Tuesday 22 March 2022 (09:30 - 16:30)

Venue:

Sutton Civic Offices, G1A, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA

Detail:

TARGET GROUP:

This course is targeted to the following roles:

  • Carers and nurses in Care Homes and Supported Living accommodation within the Private, Voluntary and Independent Sectors in the London Borough of Sutton
  • Senior carers and registered nurses in care home settings in the London Borough of Sutton
  • The START Team

COURSE OVERVIEW:

The aim of this course is: 

  • To enable participants to understand the anatomy of the skin · 
  • Identify different types of wounds · 
  • To apply the principles of wound management and optimise any required treatment for the persons in their care
  • Assess wounds using recommended tools
  • To provide participants with a good understanding of how to maintain the integrity of the skin 
  • To provide knowledge in relation to prevention of pressure ulcers
  • To enable participants to apply the principles of pressure ulcer management and optimise any required treatment for the persons in their care
  • To enable participants to identify and manage pressure ulcers and categorise

AIM:

By the end of the training participants will:

  • Gained greater knowledge to describe the anatomy and physiology of the skin 
  • Gained greater knowledge describe how wounds and pressure ulcers form and identify what factors contribute to this
  • Improve their skills  and confidence on how to complete a thorough wound assessment
  • Increased their knowledge to define what a pressure ulcer is and describe what is meant by a grade 1,2,3, 4, unstageable and suspected deep tissue injury in pressure ulceration  
  • Increased their knowledge to define what moisture lesion is and be able to recognise the difference between moisture lesion and pressure damage
  • Gained the ability to describe factors that contribute to pressure ulcer healing
  • Participated to discussion on the application of different types of wound care products to aid pressure ulcers to heal
  • Developed their skills on how to can promote and practice good pressure area care and prevent pressure ulcers from forming

 

Places Available:

3

Further Information:

Trainer:

Wendy Bedford, RGN, District Nurse BSc Hons and PG cert in education qualified teacher and a Queens Nurse, Care Home Support team

Venue Details:

Sutton Civic Offices, G1A, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA

(020 8770 5000)