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Leukomed® Academy

Leukomed® Academy Modules

A brief overview of each module currently available is given here, to assist you in your selection for your 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: Infection Management

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

Module 5: Improving the Assessment of Wounds

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

Module 6: 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 7: 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

Module 8: 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

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 Leukomed Academy study day, please contact your local Essity Account Manager or send an email to: advancedwoundcare.uk@essity.com


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