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These e-learning modules were developed independently by the Journal of Community Nursing and count towards your revalidation or CPD. We were able to create these modules with the support of our industry partners.

E-Learning modules

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A workshop, by Joy Tickle, exploring a new approach to leg ulcer management.

The Appeel® Sterile Medical Adhesive Remover range helps to remove medical adhesive appliances from intact and broken skin.


Joy Tickle introduces the new best practice guidance for venous leg ulcer management and how we put it into practice. Presentation…

AQUACEL® Extra™ and Ribbon dressing are designed to meet the specific demands of everyday exuding wounds and wound cavities. 


AQUACEL® Foam dressings feature a Hydrofiber® interactive wound contact layer, providing holistic exudate management, supporting the body's natural healing process. 

AQUACEL® Ag+ Extra™ has all the benefits of Hydrofiber® Technology plus ionic silver for infected, or wounds at risk of…


Normal wound healing follows a complex series of biological and chemical events that can be divided into four distinct overlapping phases (Hart, 2002). Progress is…

Atrauman® is a range of wound contact layers, which provide gentle wound care, atraumatic protection as well as antibacterial action.


Presentation by Tracey Jane Murphy, as part of the 2018 JCN Roadshow series.

Presentation from JCN 2017 Roadshow. Simon Barrett on how to assess a wound, setting management goals and choosing the appropriate…


Biatain® Silicone is a soft, flexible, absorbent foam dressing with a soft silicone adhesive border.

Joy Tickle continues on the topic of best practice guidance for venous leg ulcer management, with a focus on compression…


Debridement is an essential tool in wound bed preparation, allowing the wound to be cleaned and removing any dead tissue,…

Discussion, with Simon Barrett, around the use of debridement as part of the wound assessment process.


Dopplex Ability and DMX digital doppler are automated systems for easily measuring ABPI and assessing vascular blood flow.

Emollients help to restore and protect the skin’s barrier function by repelling allergens and irritants while retaining moisture.


Exufiber® is a highly absorbent gelling fibre dressing with unique patented Hydrolock® technology.

A workshop, by Simon Barrett, discussing factors to consider when managing wound exudate.


Granulox® is an easy to apply topical haemoglobin contact spray, which accelerates wound healing by improving the supply of oxygen.

A guide to the use and application of paste bandages.


A workshop, by Beverley McLoughlin, exploring exudate and its role in the wound healing process.

HydroClean® plus is a Hydro-Responsive Wound Dressing (HRWD) that cleanses, debrides, desloughs and absorbs.


Hydrogel dressings are used on a variety of wound types. They are designed to hold moisture at the wound surface,…

HydroTac® is a Hydro-Responsive Wound Dressing (HRWD) with AquaClear Technology designed to accelerate epithelialisation.


Presentation by Simon Barrett, as part of the 2018 JCN Roadshow series.

A workshop, by Joy Tickle, exploring ways to innovate your practice in chronic wound management.


Foam dressings are absorbent dressings that can be used on wounds that produce low to high levels of wound fluid…

A workshop, by Jo Handsaker, exploring how to identify and treat stalled wounds, and how NPWT can help kick-start wound…


Kliniderm® superabsorbent is a four-layer superabsorbent dressing held together by a hypoallergenic seal. 

The delivery of wound care in the current climate is challenging so effective solutions are more important than ever. It…


LBF® Barrier Cream and the Sterile Barrier Film range are designed to deal with factors that can affect skin integrity.

In this module, the final in a three-part series on skin tears, you will learn about initial treatment, assessing the…


Sarah Bradbury explains how to identify and manage moisture associate skin damage including protection, cleansing and product choice. Presentation from JCN…

Slough is defined as devitalised tissue made up mainly of fibrin, white blood cells and debris that collects in the…


Presentation by Martin Tadej, covering how compression works in prevention and management, the benefits of Made to Measure compression hosiery,…

Mepilex® Border is a bordered foam dressing with a Safetac® wound contact layer.


Mepitel® One is a transparent wound contact layer that provides high visibility of the wound bed. 

Mextra® Superabsorbent comprises a four-layer construction to deliver optimal exudate management.


This module looks at how moisture-associated skin (MASD) damage can occur. It highlights the importance of assessment and classification and…

Negative pressure wound therapy or NPWT is a wound treatment based on the use of suction to promote wound healing.


A workshop, by Alex Munro, exploring the new NMC revalidation and how the JCN e-portfolio can help you.

This module explores the benefits of PolyMem, which can be used in a wide variety of wounds at different stages…


In this module, the first of a three-part series on skin tears, you will learn about the definition of skin…

In this module, the second in a three-part series on skin tears, you will learn about intrinsic and extrinsic risk…


PROSHIELD◇ Skin Care is formulated for the prevention and management of IAD on both intact and injured skin

A workshop, by Monica Smith, discussing how to simplify venous leg ulcer management and improve patient quality of life using…


The session, by Julie Trudigan, explores the wound healing process, how dressings can impact on wound healing and how to…

Maintaining skin integrity and function is crucial to health. Using skin cleansers can help to prevent skin problems.


Superabsorbent dressings have an extra fluid-handling capacity. They are designed to be used on wounds of varying aetiologies that produce…

SurgihoneyRO™ is a cutting-edge technology, an antimicrobial wound gel utlising bio-engineered honey to deliver Reactive Oxygen™.


Presenter: Joy Tickle, Tissue Viability Specialist
Broadcast: 11 December 2018

Presenter: Joy Tickle, Tissue Viability Specialist
Broadcast: 25 September 2018


Presenter: Joy Tickle, Tissue Viability Specialist
Broadcast: 3 October 2018

Jo Handsaker explores the use of negative pressure wound therapy on diabetic feet in the community. Presentation from JCN 2017 Roadshow.


Presentation by Adam Hopkinson, as part of the 2018 JCN Roadshow series.

Presentation by Joy Tickle, as part of the 2018 JCN Roadshow series.


Presenter: Joy Tickle, Tissue Viability Specialist
Broadcast: 27 November 2018

A wound contact layer is a single layer of non-adherent mesh-like material that is designed to protect fragile tissue on…


Alison Beasley discusses wound bed preparation and identifying the causes for why wounds stop healing. Presentation from JCN 2017 Roadshow.

Zetuvit® Plus Silicone is a superabsorbent dressing with a silicone interface.