An unforgettable learning experience for front-line nurses

Wound Expo offers affordable, interactive education for nurses in the fundamental aspects of wound care. It aims to help front-line nurses strengthen their core skills and inspire better wound care practice.

Delivering six bespoke, therapy-specific zones led by expert educators and key opinion leaders this event will provide high quality learning outcomes. Interactive sessions will take a step-by-step approach to evidence-based management, using case presentations to provide nurses with practical knowledge to take back to the workplace.

  • The value of wound bed preparation in assessment
  • Wound infection
  • Leg ulcer mananagement
  • Healing chronic wounds 
  • Pressure area care
  • Wound exudate
 

Each education zone will feature an expert in wound care leading an interactive session that brings one key area of wound care to life. Sessions will be repeated throughout the day, so you will be able to participate in five of the zones per day.

The CPD certified educational content of the event will be supported by a major exhibition featuring the leading companies in wound care. Participants will have ample opportunity to discuss their products with them and explore further the issues discussed in the education zones.

So whether you are a healthcare assistant or a staff nurse looking to improve your fundamental wound care skills, or a tissue viability specialist who wants to improve training in your trust, Wound Expo will have something for you.

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HERE'S WHAT SOME VISITORS TO WOUND EXPO 2015 SAID:


"Fully enjoyed all sessions. Thank you very much, very helpful"

"I have really enjoyed wound expo. I feel I have learnt a lot about different types of wounds"

"Nice, well organised and informative expo, will highly recommend"

"Brilliant day – everyone very helpful and really enjoyed it, would love to come again"

 

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Wound assessment

Effective wound assessment increases the likelihood of a good outcome. The zone describes how to assess the wound, and when to reassess to determine if a change in treatment is required.

Wound infection

Infection is a major cause of wound-related problems. This session will get you thinking about how to identify infection in different wounds, how to distinguish infection from colonisation, and how to deal with each effectively.

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Leg ulcer management

After this session, you will feel confident about how to assess, dress and compress venous leg ulcers. The hands-on sessions will help you assess patients so that you can select the best dressings and compression therapy for their needs. You will use a variety of tools to help you make appropriate and effective choices.


Wound PainPressure area care

Are you confident that you can prevent the preventable? This session will look at the risk factors associated with pressure ulceration, and demonstrate how you can avoid their occurrence in your day-to-day practice.


Wound exudate

There is more to assessment and management of exuding wounds than just applying a dressing. This session will explain how to assess an exuding wound, identify the type of exudate present and prepare it for treatment


Negative Pressure Wound Therapy

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