Registered nurses, associate practitioners, and health care assistants.


  • To enable the student to use available evidence to underpin practice in assessing wounds.
  • To enable the student to increase breath and knowledge of wounds and their management.

Learning Outcomes

The student will be able to:

  • understand and describe the process of wound healing and infection continuum and relate it to practice.
  • relate the requirement needed to facilitate effective wound healing with the elements of wound bed preparation and choosing optimum wound dressings.

Competency to be achieved with

  • Working alongside experienced nurse in wound care or tissue viability nurse.
  • Completing the wound management Quiz.
  • Completing the competency document with supervisor.

Please note that your name and email address will be passed to the supplier, so that they can send you joining instructions and any feedback surveys.