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.