Charity Number: 279652


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A workshop designed to run through minimum recommended standards for wound assessment, problem recognition and documentation.


This course/workshop is designed to run through the minimum recommended standards for wound assessment, including recognising problems and documentation.

Topics covered:

  • Basic wound assessment
  • National guidelines and recommendations
  • Identifying problems
  • When to refer on or seek advice
  • Documentation

Learning outcomes:

  • Be confident in assessing different wound types using a standard framework
  • Understand what action should be taken following wound assessment including documentation

A DDRC Wound Care certificate will be provided at the end of the course.

The trainer will be a Registered Nurse and Tissue Viability Nurse Specialist, with over ten years of experience with complex wounds.

All trainers have completed a formal tissue viability course at degree level or above.

The cost of this half day course is £20.00.


Anyone can attend the course but it is primarily designed for Registered Nurses who are involved in regular dressing changes.