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Wound Care, Tissue Viability and Infection Control – Part 4


  • Consider the overarching purpose of undertaking ABPI assessment as part of lower limb assessment
  • Recognise the principles of hand Doppler ultrasound to measure systolic pressure and ABPI calculation
  • Understand the ABPI readings and implications for treatment
  • Identify when compression bandaging is contraindicated
  • Demonstration of compression bandaging and workshop
  • Recognise the differences in short and long stretch compression
  • Demonstration of compression bandage application and workshop


This course is taught using Huntleigh Doppler and using KTwo and Actico compression bandaging (with company support).

Principles of ABPI (Doppler) lower limb assessment and compression bandaging


When: 17 Nov 2020

Duration: 1/2 Day 13:00-16:30

Venue: NBV Enterprise Centre, 6 David Lane, Nottingham

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  • Available to:
  • ANP
  • Nurse
Special Notes:

In order to attend part 4 you must have previously completed parts 1, 2 and 3.

This course is for NURSES only. HCAs cannot attend, even if they have done parts 1,2 and 3

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.

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.