Trainer: Debbie Painter
This 2-day course is open to all practitioners who are responsible for the treatment of non-life threatening traumatic wounds in the emergency setting.
DAY 1 BASIC • Principles of wound management • Wound assessment and examination • Infiltration (local anaesthetic) • Methods of wound closure (Tissue adhesive, steri-strips, staples) • Dressing techniques • Basic suture skill. DAY 2 ADVANCED • Recap of Day 1 • Management of fingertip/nailbed injuries • Methods of suturing • Closure of more complex wounds (ears, lips, oral mucosa etc) • Red flags • Questions and evaluation.
CPD: 13 hours