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Cutimed® Academy

Cutimed® Academy Modules

The modular approach of the BSN Educational Academies allows optimum flexibility and choice, without compromising learning content. 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: Improving the Assessment of Wounds CQUIN

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

Module 8: Wound Care Under Casts

  •  Investigates wounds that can present under a cast, exploring how normal wound healing should occur. Identify treatment options to manage exudate levels and any signs and symptoms of wound infection that may be present

Module 9: Law and Litigation in the NHS

  • Insightful presentation from an ex-Coroner with real life court examples highlighting the risks associated with poor documentation
  • Includes a recreation of a Coroner’s court scenario with delegates having the opportunity to play key roles in the ‘courtroom drama’

Module 10: 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 11: Moisture Associated Skin Damage

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

The list of available modules is continually being expanded. If you can't find a module to meet your training needs from the list above, please email us the details as we'd be pleased to see how we can accommodate your request.

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


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