Wound Management

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Professional Development Course

AVNAT Registration Points: 5

Non-Accredited

Intermediate Level: This course is useful for those with at least two years of clinical experience, and those more experienced nurses wanting to expand their knowledge in wound management techniques.

Wound Management is an area that nurses can be actively involved in. This short course will teach you about the integument system; the physiology of wound healing; different dressings and bandages (both techniques and materials), which to use when; and how to decide on a wound care plan in conjunction with the veterinarian.

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This course has been accredited for 5 points under the AVNAT Scheme.

What topics will we cover?

  • TOPIC 1 – Phases of Wound Healing
  • TOPIC 2 – Common Integument
  • TOPIC 3 – Classification of Wounds
  • TOPIC 4 – Wound Closure Options & Skin Grafts
  • TOPIC 5 – Open Wounds & Wound Bed Preparation
  • TOPIC 6 – Wound Dressings
  • TOPIC 7 – Management of Wounds with Drains
  • TOPIC 8 – Wound Breakdown & Complications
  • TOPIC 9 – Management of Specific Wounds
  • TOPIC 10 – Burns
  • TOPIC 11 – Bandages
  • TOPIC 12 – External Coaptation