Wound exudate

Top tips on assessment and management, including dressing selection

Learning outcomes:
After attending this session, delegates will be able to:

  • Understand what exudate is and why it’s important
  • Understand the differences between healthy and excessive levels of exudate
  • Recognise the negative impact that exudate can have on the patient
  • Learn how best to manage exudate and the importance of selecting the right dressing


The interactive zone will contain the following activities:
  • Group work on identifying the type of exudate by colour
  • Group work on identifying the type of exudate by viscosity
  • Group work on identifying the treatment options for the different types of exudate

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