WCTLearning zone

These e-learning modules were developed independently by Wound Care Today and count towards your revalidation or CPD. We were able to create these module with the support of our industry partners.

 

Biofilm

Biofilm is thought to be present in all chronic wounds. Understanding what biofilm is and how to manage it is…

Chronic oedema

Chronic oedema, swelling that has been present for 3 months or longer, has multiple causes and can have a negative…

 

Debridement

Debridement is a key component of wound bed preparation for acute and chronic wounds because it helps to improve conditions…

Diabetic foot ulceration

It is estimated that one in four people with diabetes will have a diabetic foot ulcer during their lives, as…

 

Leg ulceration

A venous leg ulcer is an open lesion below the knee that occurs in the presence of venous…

Negative pressure wound therapy

The use of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy has the potential to heal complex wounds, manage wound symptoms and improve patient…

 

Patient experience

Living with a wound is not just about having an injury which requires treatment, it can also cause life-changing events.…

Pressure area care

Education for pressure ulcer assessment and prevention is essential to ensure that patients receive safe, effective, harm-free care. Aligning an…

 

Skin tears

Skin tears are acute/traumatic wounds which commonly occur in those with fragile skin. While not always avoidable, they are considered…

Vascular assessment

Vascular assessment, commonly using ABPI, is critical to determine if peripheral arterial disease is present before treatment with compression therapy.…

 

Wound bed preparation

Wound bed preparation guides the preparation the bed of wounds healing by secondary intention, for healing or further treatment. TIMES…

Wound exudate

Exudate is produced as a normal part of wound healing. However, in excess volume or with chronicity, it can become…

 

Wound infection

Wound infection can pose a significant challenge to healthcare professionals, as it can delay healing and increase pain, exudate volume…