Course intro

This module is ideal for understanding patient and wound assessment.

Society of Tissue Viability endorsed

This module has been through rigorous reviews to achieve endorsement from the Society of Tissue Viability, so it can be used with complete confidence. The endorsement confirms that this module provides clinicians with:

  • High-quality education that meets stated learning objectives and outcomes
  • Material that is free from product bias or promotion
  • Education that is evidence-based
  • Education that is fully accessible to members of the general wound care community

Time Required

Estimated time to complete patient and wound assessment: 90 minutes

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this patient and wound assessment module, you should be able to:

  • Identify the minimum requirements for a holistic assessment of the patient
  • Understand the factors that affect wound healing
  • Identify the intrinsic and extrinsic factors and describe how they affect wound healing

This course has been divided into three sections. At the end of each section, you can download a certificate of completion to support your continuing professional development (CPD). These sections include:

3.1 ASSESSMENT

3.2 WOUND ASSESSMENT

3.3 PHOTOGRAPHY IN WOUND ASSESSMENT