Wound Management for Nurses

Date & Time:

Tuesday 19 October 2021 (09.30 - 12.30)

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Venue:

Sutton Civic Offices, G2, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA

Detail:

Target group:

This half day study session is for:

  • Registered Nurses in Care Homes and Supported Living accommodation within the Private, Voluntary and Independent Sectors within Sutton and those who look after Sutton’s residents and
  • Senior carers and registered nurses employed by the London Borough of Sutton, in particular the START Team

Course Overview:

The aim of this course is to enable participants:

  • to understand the anatomy of the skin
  • to Identify different types of wounds

to apply the principles of wound management and optimise any required treatment for the persons in their care.

Special Instructions:

Due to Covid-19, to protect all the delegates, we have reduced the number of spaces.

It is also important that all delegates:

  • Do Not to come in if not well
  • Remember to wash hands regularly
  • Practice respiratory hygiene measures
  • Maintain social distancing
  • Bring own PPE (gloves, masks, aprons and gel)
  • Bring own refreshments 

Learning objectives:

By the end of training session participants will have:

  • Gained greater knowledge to describe the anatomy and physiology of the skin
  • Improved their skills and confidence on how to complete a thorough wound assessment
  • Gained the ability to describe factors that contribute to wound healing
  • Participated to discussion on the application of different types of wound care products in relation to the stage of wound healing
  • Developed skills to manage and identify different wounds.

 

Places Available:

7

Further Information:

Trainer:

District Nurse/Teacher - Sutton Health & Care

Venue Details:

Sutton Civic Offices, G2, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA

(020 8770 5000)