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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.

 

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

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

 

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

This external, Advancis module examines honey's…

 

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.

 

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

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

 

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

 

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

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…

 

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