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Wound Management

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Price: £185

Headland House, Chord Business Park, London Road



PE29 2BQ

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Veterinary nurses play an active role in the management of wounds. In order to carry out this role effectively and efficiently a good understanding of the processes involved in wound healing is required.
Part of this is the primary wound issues we all think of: Trimming; stitching; bandaging and cleaning are only the first step in wound management.

Complex or complicated wounds require a deeper understanding of wound healing and therapy: New bandage materials made of algae or soaked in honey; stitch techniques that relieve tension. These and more advanced wound management materials are covered during CAW’s Wound Management day.

Delegates will consider:

  • How to assess wounds and set objectives
  • ‘Advanced’ wound management principles: delayed union and second intention healing
  • What to do with delayed healing and chronic wounds
  • How to develop your role in practice
  • How to select and apply dressings
  • Wound closure including tension relieving techniques
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