MS078 – Practical Wound Management for Nurses Mini-Series

£227.00 (+VAT)

12 months access to recordings and course materials is included. Please note that these are webinar recordings and not live events. Full details on how to access the Mini Series will be emailed to you.

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Veterinary nurses play a critical role in wound management in veterinary practice. This online course will help you to develop your skills and knowledge in a variety of scenarios, and enable you to provide the best possible assistance to your veterinary surgeon when managing these tricky cases.

  • Join Louise O’Dwyer MBA BSc(Hons) VTS(ECC) DipAVN(Med & Surg) RVN for three 2-hour sessions
  • Comprehensive notes to download
  • Self-assessment quizzes to ‘release’ your 8 hours CPD certification (don’t worry, you can take them more than once if you don’t quite hit the mark first time)
  • 12 Months access to recorded sessions following purchase
  • Superb value for money – learn without traffic jams or rota hassles
  • Watch on your iPad!


Session 1

Triage, Assessment and Initial Treatment of Wounds

This webinar will focus on dealing with wounds when they initially present at the surgery, what is the best action to take in terms of lavage fluids, initial dressings and what considerations need to be given to the patient as a whole. Also we will look at what owner can do at home in the initial minutes following specific injuries such as burns to minimise the damage.

  • How to deal with wounds on initial patient presentation
  • Whole patient assessment and considerations
  • Which lavage fluids and when?
  • How to choose your first dressing
  • Emergency advice for owners – what they can do immediately
  • Specific advice for specific conditions eg burns
Session 2

Debridement and Open Wound Management

This webinar will look at the various debridement techniques which can be used, and which one would be best suited to a particular type of wound, and to a particular budget. The choice of dressing for open wound management is often a very confusing subject, we will look at the dressings available and how to select the best one.

  • Your options for debridement
  • Best debridement choices for different types of wounds
  • Cost considerations – these can add up very quickly!
  • Your dressing options for open wounds
  • Essential practical tips to cut through the confusion and help you make the right choices
Session 3

Wound Closure, Reconstruction and Infection Control

This final webinar will look at final closure of wounds and methods of reconstruction of difficult wounds. The use of negative pressure wound therapy will also be discussed and its application in our veterinary patients. Wound management clinics will also be reviewed, looking at the important role nurses play in these patients.

  • Final closure of wounds
  • Reconstruction methods for difficult wounds
  • Assessing progress
  • Wound management clinics in your practice
  • The essential role of the veterinary nurse in wound management


The price includes all 3 sessions, notes and quiz – 8 hours of CPD


*No traffic jams, accommodation hassles, pet or childcare, rota clashes, locum fees ……….. just great CPD and a valuable ongoing resource.


*overseas customers will not be charged VAT

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