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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.

 

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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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.

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

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…

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