Wound Management – A refresher for Registered Nurses and HCA’s Short Course

Wound Management – A refresher for Registered Nurses and HCA’s Short Course
Wound management is a dynamic and evolving area of practice in health care today. This ½ day update will enable health professionals providing wound care maintain their competence within this diverse area of practice.

Entry and Admissions

Award Type:

Short Course


Short Course / CPD

Study Mode:


Delivery Method:


Course Length:

Half day

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College



Start Date:

13th November 2017, 09:30am - 12:30pm, 13th March 2018, 09:30am - 12:30pm,, 23rd May 2018, 09:30am - 12:30pm

Entry Requirements:


Course Content

Course Outline:
Who should attend?

Practice nurses, district nurses, community staff nurses, residential and nursing home staff, health care assistants.

Maximum number of participants - 20

Learning Environment & Assessment:

Academic Expertise

Facilitator: Georgina Ritchie

Georgina is a Senior Lecturer in the Community Health and Midwifery Division. She is the Course Leader for the Community Specialist Practitioner Programmes in District Nursing, General Practice Nursing and Children’s Community Nursing. Currently working as an academic within the university and within clinical practice in the community setting.


Learning outcome & aims

By the end of the workshops participants will:
  • Recognise the different stages in wound healing
  • Gain knowledge in the classification of wounds
  • Develop a holistic approach to assessing wounds
  • Understand the implications for choosing the right dressing
  • Be able to identify the different types of dressings
  • Appreciate how to set appropriate goals in wound care management
  • Gain an awareness in patient involvement
  • Appreciate cost implications

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Fees & Funding

You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892440
Email: SFFTeam@uclan.ac.uk
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE


For 2018/19 fees please refer to our fees page.

How to Apply

Please book online at www.uclan.ac.uk/healthcpdworkshops. If you have any questions about the workshop please contact us: email healthcpd@uclan.ac.uk or call 01772 893808

About UCLan

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United Kingdom

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