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Skin and Wound Care

4 October 2018 @ 9:15 am - 4:00 pm


Ms Denise Woodd

9.15 – 9.30 coffee and registration              9.30 – 4pm training

A practical based day to explore the challenges and enable the health care practitioner to understand the elements of good skin care, assessment of wounds, barriers to wound healing, and selecting appropriate treatments in order to maximise outcomes.

This session is aimed at practice nurses. However, HCAs can also attend if they have some experience of wound care and have a mentor within their practice to support them.


  • Wound care and challenges in Primary Care
  • Anatomy & physiology of the skin
  • Care of skin and recognition of common skin conditions including emollients and topical steroids
  • Differing types of wound
  • Wound assessment – identifying red flags and knowing when to refer
  • Wound healing process and barriers to healing
  • Basic principles of infection control and asepsis
  • Dressing selection workshop
  • Dressing techniques
  • Applying & removing dressings

This course will provide a certificate of attendance and copies of the formal presentation for reference

Location details

Northlands Surgery
Northlands Surgery, North Street, Calne, SN11 0HH

Is the training accessible to wheelchairs?Please contact event organisers to discuss

Main contact

Name: Louise Greenwood

Email: louise.greenwood@wessexlmcs.org.uk

Phone: 023 8025 3874

If you have any communication or mobility needs that the event organisers need to be aware of please contact them  in advance of the course to let them know.


4 October 2018
9:15 am - 4:00 pm
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