Why attend?

Wound Expo provides an interactive learning experience focused specifically on the needs of all professionals involved in tissue viability and wound care.

Wound Expo will enable you to learn in an intimate classroom environment, interacting with a small group of peers and colleagues. It will be unlike other large conferences which provide a series of lectures in large halls full of many different professionals.

Each 45 minute session will have a maximum of 40 participants, and will be structured to enable discussion and feedback to maximise your learning outcomes.

Each session will be led by a clinical expert in the field. Speakers will present focused information on the latest developments in clinical practice, as well as a selection of patient case studies which will give you the opportunity to talk through the options for care for a particular patient with your peers, and run through the pros and cons with key opinion leaders in each clinical field.

This approach will enable you more easily to ask questions you might have, and discuss your questions fully with colleagues and peers in a non-intimidating environment. It will also give you a chance to participate in hands on demonstrations and group work.

The content will be focused on questions that are important to nursing in wound care so that you will be able to take everything you learn back to your workplace and apply it to your day to day work with patients.

Coupled with a vibrant exhibition, showcasing the latest developments in treatment and support for patients, Wound Expo is the educational event for tissue viability professionals.   

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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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