Wound care education
Helping you provide the best possible care

Welcome to your new Academy.

Our wound care education programme has been upgraded for an even better learning experience. Stay informed and confident in your practice with the ActivHeal Academy.

ActivHeal Academy

Time to focus on you

The Simplified Guides are your go-to resource for convenient access to wound care education to support you in your day-to-day practice. They provide flexible learning with bitesize modules covering a range of topics from Wound Assessment to Dressing Selection.

COMING SOON - our more advanced training modules to further your development.

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Why Wounds Fail To Heal Simplified

Learning outcomes:

  • Some of the common signs of failure to heal
  • Possible causes
  • Some interventions

Biofilm, Bioburden and Antimicrobials Simplified

Learning outcomes:

  • Identifying and managing biofilm
  • Managing bioburden
  • The use of antimicrobials

Wound Assessment Simplified

Learning outcomes:

  • Understanding the significance of a full patient history
  • The importance of identifying the condition and complexity of a wound
  • The need to undertake a full assessment of the surrounding skin
  • Understanding the impact of wound symptoms

Dressing Selection Simplified

Learning outcomes:

  • Identifying the factors to consider before selecting a dressing
  • Recognising the different tissue types and treatment aims
  • Awareness of the variety and types of dressings available
  • Identifying the significance of choosing the correct dressing

Pressure Injury Prevention Simplified

Learning outcomes:

  • The significance of a full assessment of the skin
  • Understand the key principles of pressure injury prevention
  • Identify the equipment and tools available to relieve pressure

Moisture Associated Skin Damage Simplified

Learning outcomes:

  • Be able to differentiate between four types of MASD(Moisture Associated Skin Damage)
  • Understand how to prevent MASD
  • Understand the treatment of MASD
  • Recognise the difference between moisture and pressure

Infection Simplified

Learning outcomes:

  • Stages in the wound infection continuum
  • Risk factors of infection
  • Signs and symptoms of infection

Skin Tears Simplified

Learning outcomes:

  • Understand the causes of skin tears
  • Identify the risk factors
  • Differentiate between the types of skin tears
  • The importance of prevention
  • How to manage a skin tear

Pressure Ulcer/Injury Simplified

Learning outcomes:

  • Identify the causes of a pressure ulcer/ injury
  • Understand the impact of having a pressure ulcer/ injury
  • The importance of identifying risk factors and areas at risk
  • Recognise the difference in pressure ulcer/ injury categories

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