Wound assessment

Accurate wound assessment provides you with the necessary information which will help you decide the best treatment. In this zone, you will use a simple wound bed assessment tool: T.I.M.E. to help your decision making for treatment choice.

Learning outcomes:
  • To understand best practice in wound assessment
  • To understand the stages of the wound healing process and the different types of tissue on the wound bed
  • To understand the importance of wound bed preparation and dressing selection
  • To learn when to refer a patient for specialist review
The interactive zone will contain the following activities:
  • What should be included on a wound assessment chart
  • Principles of wound assessment and wound bed preparation (TIMES)
  • Group work on assessing and selecting treatment options for wounds

Programme coming soon