To facilitate nurses working across primary and secondary care environments to use an evidence based approach to the management of leg ulcers.
Leg ulcers affect mortality and morbidity, and evidence based knowledge and skills can enhance their management and improve patient outcomes. Healthcare professionals are in a key position to enhance care through the evidence-based approach to leg ulcer management. Action planning will be discussed during the session for how you may achieve competence of your skills in clinical practice.
“I have learned things today I never knew before after 20 years of nursing! Thank you”
“Really enjoyable course, delivered with great subject knowledge”
Past course delegates
Introductions and objectives
Anatomy and Physiology of the skin – Pathophysiology - Leg ulcer formation
How to assess a leg ulcer – Strategies and Tools
Case Studies – using the evidence
Doppler Ultrasound Technique – Finding Pedal Pulses
Bandaging (review of technique – compression will not be used when practicing in line with Health & Safety )
This is an interactive workshop. The outcomes of the workshop are to enable participants to: ·