Who

Staff who want to know more about wound management

Staff who will attend a face to face wound workshop on Skin Tears, Cellulitis, Pressure Injuries or NWPT

What

Wounds affect a great number of the patients that enter the services provided by Lakes DHB therefore it is important that all health care professionals maintain a basic level of knowledge of wound care to aid in their assessment and treatment of wounds.

To facilitate this distribution of knowledge it has been made a mandatory pre-requisite to the wound care skills sessions

Some of the content of this course has been kindly provided by Counties Manukau health

Time

4 hours

Requirement to complete

Once prior to attending the wound skills sessions