Who is This Course For?
This Wound Assessment course is aimed at all care sector staff. It provides an understanding of the wound management process. This includes the causes of wounds, its effects on the client, how to treat each type of wound at the various stages.
The Wound Assessment course looks at what a wound is and the different types of wounds categorisation. It provides an understanding of the management process, including assessment, treatment, and healing of the wound. It includes:
- What is a wound?
- Recognition of the different types of wounds.
- The healing process, and factors that affect this.
- Appropriate dressings.
- Wound management.
- Importance of record keeping and accurate documentation.
Please note: this course complements The Pressure Sore Awareness course, as well as the Nutrition and Hydration Awareness course.