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Wound Assessment

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

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Anatomy and physiology of the skin and the wound healing process

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

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Debridement

Debridement involves the removal of necrotic tissue, slough, and any other type of bioburden from a wound in order to

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Wound exudate: assessment and management

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

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Management and treatment of skin tears

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

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Prevention and risk assessment of skin tears

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

Prevalence, incidence and common complications of skin tears

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

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COPD and malnutrition

This is a programme of three modules which describe how to assess and manage malnutrition in COPD. Complete all three

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Honey

This Advancis module examines the use of honey in modern wound care. Read more here.

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Exudate

This Advancis module highlights the importance of controlling the volume of exudate that a wound is producing.

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Hydrogel dressings

Designed to hold moisture at the wound surface, hydrogel dressings provide the ideal environment for wound cleansing and autolytic debridement.

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Superabsorbent dressings

These dressings are designed for use on wounds of varying aetiologies that produce a moderate-to-high volume of wound fluid. 

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Wound contact layers

Wound contact layers are single layers of non-adherent mesh-like material designed to protect fragile tissue on the wound bed.

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Hydrophilic foam dressings

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

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Introduction to foam dressings

Foam dressings are absorbent dressings that can be used on wounds producing a low to high volume of wound fluid.

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