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Cutimed® Academy

Cutimed® Academy Modules

A brief overview of each module currently available is given here, to assist you in your selection for your study day. Where appropriate, modules from both the Cutimed and the JOBST Academies can be combined into one study day.

Module 1: Anatomy and Physiology of the Skin

  • Provides an understanding of the function of the skin and the effects if it is compromised

Module 2: Anatomy and Physiology of Wound Healing

  • Investigates the physiology and phases of normal wound healing and the differences between healing by primary and secondary intention

Module 3: Factors Affecting Wound Healing

  • Explores the various intrinsic and extrinsic factors that affect wound healing

Module 4: Exudate Management

  • Investigates the different types of exudate, the role it plays in normal wound healing and the impact of high exudate levels on wound management

Module 5: Infection Management

  • Provides an overview of micro-organisims commonly found in an infected wound, complications arising from infection and correct management

Module 6: Improving the Assessment of Wounds

  • Provides a practical understanding of how using a full holistic assessment can support effective wound management

Module 7: Surgical site infection (SSI)

  • Provides an understanding of how to define and categorise an SSI, highlighting associated risk factors and what steps should be taken to prevent complications from occurring

Module 8: Moisture Associated Skin Damage

  • Provides an understanding of how different types of moisture can affect the skin, including differentiating between a pressure ulcer and a moisture lesion

Module 9: Law and Litigation in the NHS

  • To demonstrate an understanding of your role within a coroners court, examining record keeping and documentation within the nursing profession and the consequences of not getting it right. To investigate root cause analysis in relation to pressure ulceration and to demonstrate an understanding of appropriate risk assessment and preventative care that can be implemented

If you are interested in arranging a Cutimed Academy study day, please contact your local Account Manager or send an email to: advancedwoundcare.uk@essity.com


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