Vets and Nurses Course

Wound Management


10 Jul 2023 - 10 Jul 2023

This course provides comprehensive training in wound management, from the fundamentals of wound physiology to the latest information on dressings and technology to assist healing.  

This course is interprofessional and suitable for: 

  • Veterinary nurses 
  • Veterinary surgeons, particularly new graduates and vets wanting to refresh their skills 

Key features of this programme:

Explain the basic physiology of wound healing and common factors that inhibit wound progression
Outline the aims of wound management in terms of decision making and animal welfare needs
Outline the differences in wound healing between canine and feline species
Describe wounds in terms of their aetiology, relative phase of healing and contamination status
Explain the concept of wound bed preparation and its importance in reducing complications
Explain the role and types of dressings available and their appropriate use through the healing cascade
Discuss the options for wound closure and decision making (primary and delayed closure and secondary intention healing)
Discuss the physics associated with bandaging complications and how to reduce the risk
Demonstrate application of bandages and dressings

Venue: Sheffield
Date: 10 Jul 2023 - 10 Jul 2023

Wound Management

10 Jul 2023 - 10 Jul 2023
Day 1: 09:30 AM to 05:00 PM
6 CPD Hours
1 Day