Course focusing on the management of open wounds and the use of basal and advanced wound dressings to achieve a healthy wound bed while avoiding complications
Lectures in the relevant physiology and practical techniques to achieve optimal wound healing. Delegates will be able to touch and feel the latest products and discuss their applications in practice. Honey, hydrogels, foam dressings and assistive devices such as negative pressure therapy and use of materials to apply graduated tension.
A practical bandaging workshop will help delegates consolidate their learning while exploring the physics behind bandaging complications to avoid them happening in future.
Normal wound healing – aims and objectives of wound management Healing delay – factors and frustrations that compromise healing- what can be done about them?
Technologies and devices to aid healing – which product do you use when?Bandaging techniques for wound management. Best practice to avoid complications.
Case based practical session on wound management and bandaging.