Leg Ulcer Assessment & Management

Forthcoming Leg Ulcer Courses. Please choose your preferred start date from the drop down list to book your place online. What’s the difference between accredited and non-accredited / CPD courses? Click here to find out.

£300

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Course Delivery & Duration

The course consists of two workshop days followed by six months of self-directed study under the supervision of a mentor.

Duration Two days

Suitable For

Nurse, Registered Healthcare Practitioners

Outline Content

This two day leg ulcer course will offer knowledge and skills on lower limb assessment and management. The impact of leg ulceration will be discussed, including the theory and practice of compression bandaging and Doppler assessment.

Students will need to have completed our two day Wound Management course or an equivalent course.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the impact and burden of leg ulceration
  • Understand skin care
  • Understand assessment and management care planning
  • Understand the theory and practice of Doppler
  • Understand the theory and practice of compression bandaging
  • Understand accountability and responsibilities

Assessment

Assessment is by submission of a competency booklet and reflective diary

Doppler and bandaging practicals very useful - easier to comprehend once you've actually performed the technique