Who is it for?

Wound Expo is designed to meet the educational needs of all professions involved in wound care and tissue viability. By focusing on the discussion of case studies and hands-on, practical demonstrations in key clinical areas, there is something that everyone will be able to take back to their day to day practice.

Wound Expo will be of value to all professionals involved in wound care including:

  • District nurses
  • Tissue viability nurses
  • Community staff nurses
  • Hospital staff nurses
  • Practice nurses
  • Healthcare assistants and assistant practitioners
  • Individuals involved in wound care training
  • University lecturers
 

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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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