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Wound Care, Tissue Viability and Infection Control – Part 3


  • Recognise the social and economic impact of leg ulceration
  • Discuss the underpinning aetiology associated with arterial ulcers
  • Identify key characteristics of arterial ulcers
  • Consider management strategies for patients with arterial ulceration
  • Discuss the underpinning aetiology associated with venous ulcers
  • Identify key characteristics of venous ulcers
  • Management strategies for patients with venous ulceration and the principles of compression
  • When to use a Doppler
  • A problem solving approach to the assessment and management of patients with leg ulcers using case study scenarios
  • Identify the risks of infection for patients with leg ulceration and key management strategies to prevent further infection


We recommend that staff who require this training attend an update every 3 years, this is to ensure they are aware of the most up to date information, skills, techniques and consumables / dressings.

Some HCAs can attend, but only those who have already attended the Introductory HCA course and been approved by the trainer. Contact us if you are an HCA who fits these criteria and wishes to attend.

Due to the ongoing restrictions due to Coronavirus, the number of attendees has been limited for this training therefore the cost per person has increased.



Session time: 13:30-16:30

When: 06 Jul 2021

Duration: Half Day

Venue: NBV Enterprise Centre, 6 David Lane, Nottingham

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  • Available to:
  • ANP
  • Nurse
  • office-use-only
Special Notes:

Masks and gloves must be worn for this session.

Refreshments will be provided


Alison Parnham

Alison Parnham, RGN. BSc (Hons) in Tissue Viability and Specialist Nursing Practice, Practitioner Health Lecturer University of Nottingham School of Health Sciences.

Fiona Branton