Nutrition and Pain in Wound Management

CPD Hours: 1.5
Current as at 07 April 2021
This webinar provides an overview of how macronutrients and micronutrients impact on wound healing at a cellular level, and the importance of a balanced diet as an aid to promoting wound healing. Additionally, it will discuss the benefits of adjunct therapies to pharmacological interventions for reduced pain and stress during wound dressing.

“Nutrition and wound healing / Adjunct therapies of pain management during wound dressing”

Course Content

This webinar provides an overview of how macronutrients and micronutrients impact on wound healing at a cellular level, and the importance of a balanced diet as an aid to promoting wound healing.

Additionally, it will discuss the benefits of adjunct therapies to pharmacological interventions for reduced pain and stress during wound dressing.

Learning Outcomes

In this session, you will:

  • Gain an understanding how macro and micro nutrients work at cellular level to support wound healing
  • Examine the importance of a balanced diet as an aid to promote wound healing
  • Gain an understanding of the composition of nutritional supplements available
  • Review the benefits of non-pharmacological interventions to reduce pain and stress  during wound dressing

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