AHP, Nurse and Nursing Associate
Face to face
Skin Integrity Team from Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals
18th July 2024
Advanced Wellbeing and Research Centre (AWRC), Sheffield Hallam University, Olympic Legacy Park 2 Old Hall Rd, S9 3TU
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Course information

This is a face-to-face session and will be delivered by members of the Skin Integrity Team from Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals.
The session will provide an understanding of the following:
  • Wound healing -recognising primary vs secondary intention
  • Delayed wound healing and the associated risk factors
  • Different wound types, diagnosis and categorisation
o   Pressure Ulcers
o   Incontinence associated dermatitis / moisture associated skin damage
o   Skin Tears
o   Traumatic injuries Problematic Surgical wounds
o   Burns
o   Weeping oedema
o   Weeping cellulitis
o   Leg Ulcers

o   Foot Ulcers

  • Wound Bed Preparation using TIMES
  • Wound cleansing and debridement
  • Wound Infection Continuum, including Biofilms
  • Wound microbiological sampling
  • Wound Assessment using TIMES
  • Anatomy and physiology of the circulatory, lymphatic system to the lower leg and foot
  • Leg ulcer definitions
  • Risk factors and Signs and symptoms of venous and arterial disease
  • Leg ulcer diagnosis, supported by a lower limb assessments
  • Role of compression therapy
  • Foot ulcer definitions
  • Foot and foot ulcer assessment, including footwear checks
  • Charcot foot and Osteomyelitis in the foot
  • Role of wound care products

Course eligibility

This CPD course is for Practice Nurses and Allied Health Care Professionals. Please check here if you are eligible for these funded courses.

Please note: By applying for any of these training courses, you/your practice will not be able to also claim your £333 allocated CPD funding.