Review of 3M dressings ( Tegaderm film, Tegaderm hydrocolloid, Cavilon) on the formulary and their in place in wound healing /care plan.


Registered nurses, associate practitioners and health care assistants.


  • To enable the student to consolidate their knowledge of wound assessment
  • To enable the student to increase their knowledge in the use of these dressings according to the stage of wound healing

Learning Outcomes

The student will be able:

  • To understand and be more confident in using appropriate dressing according to holistic and wound assessment
  • To be confident in the use of the wound care formulary

Competency to be achieved with:

  • Completing the session quiz /discussion
  • Attending other TV courses and adding this session to the main competency document
  • Working alongside an experienced nurse in wound care or tissue viability nurse