Wound Management for HCAs

Our ‘Wound Care Management for HCAs’ course provides a comprehensive overview of essential skills and knowledge in wound care management. Covering skin anatomy, wound healing principles, and classifications of wounds, the course delves into practical aspects of wound management including, dressing selection, infection control, and other medico-legal considerations.


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Key course information



Image showing a HCA treating a patient's wound.Our Wound Care Management for Health Care Assistants (HCAs) course aims to equip participants with the knowledge and skills necessary for proficient wound care, integrating current evidence based research and current standards and guidelines with medico-legal considerations.

Participants will learn about the classification of wounds, wound care assessment and risk factors which can impact the healing of wounds. They will be able to develop their knowledge and understanding on appropriate wound care management techniques and dressing choices and when to escalate concerns. The course is designed to empower HCAs in order to effectively contribute and optimise outcomes in patient care.



Wound Management for HCAs Course – Core Modules




Additional Information


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Developed in line with UK National Standards and Guidelines (including those in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland) and guidance from the NHS, NICE and the National Wound Care Strategy Programme (2023) Wound Care Workforce Framework.




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