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These e-learning modules were developed independently by the Journal of General Practice Nursing and count towards your revalidation or CPD. We were able to create these modules with the support of our industry partners.

E-Learning modules

Fully interactive modules counting as 45 minutes of CPD

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High exudate management
 

The Activa Leg Ulcer Hosiery Kit and ActiLymph® Hosiery Kit provide viable alternatives to bandages for healing venous leg ulcers. The…

Having a good understanding of the anatomy and physiology of the skin can help support and direct the skills used…

 

The Appeel® Sterile Medical Adhesive Remover range helps to remove medical adhesive appliances from intact and broken skin.

AQUACEL® Extra™ and Ribbon dressing are designed to meet the specific demands of everyday exuding wounds and wound cavities. 

 

AQUACEL® Foam dressings feature a Hydrofiber® interactive wound contact layer, providing holistic exudate management, supporting the body's natural healing process. 

AQUACEL® Ag+ Extra™ has all the benefits of Hydrofiber® Technology plus ionic silver for infected, or wounds at risk of…

 

Atrauman® is a range of wound contact layers, which provide gentle wound care, atraumatic protection as well as antibacterial action.

Biatain® Silicone is a soft, flexible, absorbent foam dressing with a soft silicone adhesive border.

 

Debridement is an essential tool in wound bed preparation, allowing the wound to be cleaned and removing any dead tissue,…

Discussion, with Simon Barrett, around the use of debridement as part of the wound assessment process.

 

This feature looks at good dementia-specific communication skills. There are currently over 800,000 people in the UK living with dementia, including…

This external Advancis module is designed to alert you to the importance of controlling the volume of exudate that a…

 

Flaminal® Forte and Flaminal® Hydro are a new class of wound-healing enzyme alginogels, which debride a range of wounds and…

A workshop, by Beverley McLoughlin, exploring exudate and its role in the wound healing process.

 

This external, Advancis module examines honey's…

HydroClean® plus is a Hydro-Responsive Wound Dressing (HRWD) that cleanses, debrides, desloughs and absorbs.

 

Hydrogel dressings are used on a variety of wound types. They are designed to hold moisture at the wound surface,…

This Advancis module introduces Advazorb hydrophilic foam dressings that control exudate, while also providing a moist wound healing environment.

 

HydroTac® is a Hydro-Responsive Wound Dressing (HRWD) with AquaClear Technology designed to accelerate epithelialisation.

Foam dressings are absorbent dressings that can be used on wounds that produce low to high levels of wound fluid…

 

This feature looks at diabetes patient care. General practice nurses (GPNs) are often responsible for diagnosing, managing and reviewing people…

Kliniderm® superabsorbent is a four-layer superabsorbent dressing held together by a hypoallergenic seal. 

 

The delivery of wound care in the current climate is challenging so effective solutions are more important than ever. It…

LBF® Barrier Cream and the Sterile Barrier Film range are designed to deal with factors that can affect skin integrity.

 

The first NHS approved orthotic insoles proven to help prevent diabetic foot ulceration by offloading peak pressures and increasing circulation.

In this module, the final in a three-part series on skin tears, you will learn about initial treatment, assessing the…

 

Presentation by Martin Tadej, covering how compression works in prevention and management.

This module looks at how moisture-associated skin (MASD) damage can occur. It highlights the importance of assessment and classification and…

 

The importance of good nutritional status and hydration is well established in patients with wounds, as any deficiency will prolong…

This module explores the benefits of PolyMem, which can be used in a wide variety of wounds at different stages…

 

In this module, the first of a three-part series on skin tears, you will learn about the definition of skin…

In this module, the second in a three-part series on skin tears, you will learn about intrinsic and extrinsic risk…

 

PROSHIELD◇ Skin Care is formulated for the prevention and management of IAD on both intact and injured skin

The session, by Julie Trudigan, explores the wound healing process, how dressings can impact on wound healing and how to…

 

Superabsorbent dressings have an extra fluid-handling capacity. They are designed to be used on wounds of varying aetiologies that produce…

SurgihoneyRO™ is a cutting-edge technology, an antimicrobial wound gel utlising bio-engineered honey to deliver Reactive Oxygen™.

 

Presenter: Joy Tickle, Tissue Viability Specialist
Broadcast: 11 December 2018

Promoting supported self-management is key during the current healthcare climate. This module explains how self-management fits with the national agenda…

 

Skin tears are common injuries among the elderly population. Thus, it is important to be aware of risk factors and…

Wound infection can have a considerable impact both on wound healing and patient quality of life. Thus, it is important…

 

Presenter: Joy Tickle, Tissue Viability Specialist
Broadcast: 25 September 2018

Presenter: Joy Tickle, Tissue Viability Specialist
Broadcast: 3 October 2018

 

Presenter: Joy Tickle, Tissue Viability Specialist
Broadcast: 27 November 2018

A systematic and holistic approach to wound assessment is vital to ensure the delivery of high quality wound care. This…

 

A wound contact layer is a single layer of non-adherent mesh-like material that is designed to protect fragile tissue on…

The ability to recognise the need for debridement is a vital skill for general practice nurses (GPNs), since it is…

 

The goal of exudate control is to ensure a balance between too much and too little. This module looks at…

Highly exuding wounds can affect people of all ages, often causing distress, anxiety and social isolation. Managing these challenging wounds…

 

Zetuvit® Plus Silicone is a superabsorbent dressing with a silicone interface.