MS267 – Practical Wound Management for Nurses – Nurses

£297.00 (+VAT)

12 months access to recordings and course materials is included. Please note that these are webinar recordings and not live events. Full details on how to access the Mini Series will be emailed to you.

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    • Join Faye Swinbourne BVM&S MVetMed DipECVS MRCVS for three 2-hour online sessions
    • Comprehensive notes to downloaded
    • Self-assessment quizzes to ‘release’ your 8 hours CPD certification (don’t worry, you can take them more than once if you don’t quite hit the mark first time)
    • A whole year’s access to recorded sessions for reviewing key points
    • Superb value for money – learn without travelling
    • Watch the recordings on your iPad!

A requirement for wound management is commonly encountered in small animal practice with the specifics of the appropriate management steps determined by the nature of the wound and the presentation. An understanding of how tissue heals and the steps that can be taken to optimise this process forms the foundation of successful wound management. This Online miniseries will include a review of the fundamentals of wound assessment and tissue healing in the first session, followed by a detailed overview of considerations for open wound management and surgical wound closure in each of the subsequent sessions. There will be a balance of theory and practical guidance throughout the course with the aim of encouraging you to develop a logical and methodical approach to decision making when managing a variety of wounds.


Session 1

Wound classification and healing

What you’ll learn:

  • Review the structure and function of skin
  • Understand how to classify a wound
  • Review the phases of wound healing
  • Understand steps and interventions that can optimise wound healing
  • Review species specific considerations
Session 2

Open wound management

What you’ll learn:

  • Patient selection – when is open wound management indicated?
  • Wound assessment and first-aid – lavage, debridement, dressings
  • Ongoing open wound management – considerations as healing progresses
  • Additional techniques to support healing of an open wound
Session 3

Surgical options for wound closure

What you’ll learn:

  • Patient selection – can I close this wound?
  • Principles and techniques for primary wound closure
  • Use of surgical drains – when and how?
  • Alternatives to primary wound closure


The price includes all 3 sessions, notes and quiz – 8 hours of CPD

*No traffic jams, accommodation hassles, pet or childcare, rota clashes, locum fees ……….. just great CPD and a valuable ongoing resource.

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