Practical Wound Management

Day course

Course Date and Venue:

Cumbernauld, Westerwood Hotel, Thursday 18th Feb, 2016, 10am to 4.30pm

Hardwick Hall Hotel Sedgefield Co.Durham, Thursday 19th May, 2016, 10am to 4.30pm

Lecture Summary:

It is becoming increasingly more common for veterinary nurses to play an active role in the management of wounds. In order to carry out this role effectively and efficiently, nurses require a good understanding of the processes involved in wound healing and also need to have an understanding of the wound dressings available, the types of wounds they are suitable for and how to apply them correctly.

Learning objectives:

  • How to assess wounds and set objectives
  • ‘Advanced’ wound management principles: delayed union and second intention healing
  • What to do with delayed healing and chronic wounds
  • How to select and apply dressings
  • Bandaging techniques – applying bandages safely and effectively.

Course Tutor:

Louise O Dwyer DMS BSc(Hons) DipAVN(Medical and Surgical) RVN

Course Fee:

£180 +VAT (total £216.00) Includes tuition, course notes, refreshments and lunch.

wound leg of dog

Thursday 29th Sept 2016

Orthopaedic Referral Service

Our orthopaedic service, with state-of-the-art facilities, including MRI and CT scanning, and expert nursing care, provides the highest level of veterinary orthopaedic care available.  

We use the highest quality equipment and perform minimally invasive techniques where appropriate from Chihuahuas to Great Danes.  

We have special miniature fracture systems for cats and small dogs.

Contact Us

Broadleys Veterinary Hospital
Craig Leith Rd

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