Assessing and managing infected wounds

This will help you identify and treat the clinical signs of infection, and apply antimicrobial dressings safely.

Learning outcomes:
At the end of the workshop, delegates will be able to:

• Identify the signs of wound infection
• Explain the terms colonisation, critical colonisation and infection
• Outline the treatment options for infected wounds

The interactive zone will contain the following activities:
  • An interactive exercise in which delegates will identify clinical signs of wound infection
  • Information on which wounds are at high risk
  • Group work on how to select treatment options for infected wounds