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Leg Ulcer Management – Essential Training for Nursing Home Registered Nurses – with Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust

18 March - 08:45 - 16:30

Two day course at Howard Court, 14 Tewin Rd, Welwyn Garden City, AL7 1BW with Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust
Day 1: 18/03/2024
Day 2: 19/03/2024

Note: This training is only for nurses within East and North Hertfordshire

This course provides an introduction to assessment, diagnosis and management of leg ulceration, and covers theoretical and practical training.
It is essential training for all Registered Nurses and Registered Nursing Associates who manage patients with leg ulceration.
It is highly recommend that staff complete wound care training before doing this course. There is an e-learning that staff can do at Wound Care Education for the Health and Care Workforce – elearning for healthcare (e-lfh.org.uk)
Following training, staff will be supported to complete their competencies. There are elements in practice around compression bandaging and carrying out doppler assessments that are competency based.

Course Content:
Day 1:
Immediate and Necessary Care
Anatomy and Physiology
Aetiology of Leg Ulcers
Holistic Assessment & Doppler Interpretation
Watch BP Demonstration
Practical: Manual Doppler

Day 2:
SystmOne, Referrals and Pathways
Introduction to Compression
Prevention of Leg Ulcer Recurrence
Practical Bandage Application
Practical Measuring for Hosiery & Wraps

For more information or to book email hct.lueducation@nhs.net


18 March
08:45 - 16:30
Course Category:
Nursing Home
Adult Disability, Older People