Definitions and concepts relating to palliative wounds
Management of common symptoms related to wounds that don’t heal
How to take a holistic approach to caring for patients with palliative wounds
Participants will receive a certificate of attendance
Who is it for?
This workshop is suitable for nurses, nursing associates, health care assistants looking after people at end of life, including care home managers.
Sergio Damaso, Clinical Nurse Specialist, St Christopher’s
Claire Roberts, Staff Nurse, St Christopher’s
What will the course look like?
Palliative wounds can cause serious physical, psychological and social pain. This workshop offers the opportunity to find out more about a holistic approach to care and management of palliative wounds.
Using the state of the art skills lab, Knowhow, in the new St Christopher’s CARE, our expert nursing team will provide small groups of learners with a thorough introduction to the principles and practice of the complex and challenging issue of holistic wound management. We will in the coming months be looking to develop a more advanced workshop on this important area of care too.
This two-hour skills workshop will include a theoretical presentation, case studies and time for a Q&A, as well as provide learners with everything they need to create an effective and holistic wound management care plan. Our expert tutors will also support you with ways of identifying common symptoms and the practicalities of wound management.
If you have any questions about this or any of our other courses, please contact the Education team who will be happy to help
At St Christopher's, a registered charity, it is important for us to maximise any surpluses to reinvest in the objectives of the charity.
Unfortunately, the manner in which we undertake our training currently means we are not able to invest as much of our surplus as possible, therefore from the 1 December 2017, St Christopher’s Education Centre will charge VAT at the standard rate on our training courses, the reason for this change in pricing is twofold:
i) We want to be able to reinvest any surpluses made from training back into all of our charitable objectives rather than only Education
ii) We want to be able to reclaim the VAT on costs relating to developing and running the training courses
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