Wound assessment

This session will discuss the principles of holistic assessment and explain how they can best be implemented into daily practice.


Learning outcomes:

By the end of the session, delegates will:
  • Understand what a chronic wound is
  • Be aware why some wounds do not heal
  • Be aware of current treatment options for non-healing wounds



The interactive zone will contain the following activities:

The interactive zone will contain the following activities:
• Group work discussing the common causes of acute and chronic wounds
• Group exercises on how to use the TIMERS concept to assess and treat wounds
• Demonstration of the treatment options available for wound management and symptom control
• Each activity will include eight ‘over-to-you’ questions and discussion


Programme coming soon