Bringing clarity & common sense to wound product Categories

CPD Hours: 1
Current as at 09 August 2021
This webinar will take a "product-neutral" approach to product selection and look at choosing dressings according to clinical need. We will also look at the changing needs of a wound and the importance of wound assessment and changing a plan to get the best healing outcomes.

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Course Content

There are many dressings available for managing wounds. Are you confused by the different types of wound products available? As a clinician, you may not have access to a wide range of products and feel that this limits your ability to manage wounds. How well do you know the different types of dressings and their mode of action? Does your product knowledge and choice impact on healing outcomes? 

This webinar explores some of the most common dressings available and their mode of action. We will look at different categories and their actions as an approach to wound management. How do you choose a dressing when your “favourite” is not available? Do you know an alternative dressing? 

This webinar will take a “product-neutral” approach to product selection and look at choosing dressings according to clinical need. We will also look at the changing needs of a wound and the importance of wound assessment and changing a plan to get the best healing outcomes.

Learning Outcomes

In this session you will:

  • Explore the different categories of wound products
  • Gain an understanding of the importance of choosing a dressing for its mode of action to manage a wound
  • Consider dressing use and when to change it
  • Explore Best Practice recommendations for some wound dressing categories
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