Wound Closure Course (Half Day)

From £89.99

We are pleased to introduce our half day wound closure course includes the use of wound closure strips, surgical adhesive and staples.

The course aims to provide candidates with the skills to assess and close wounds within the Pre-Hospital Care environment. You will learn a range of techniques as well as the underpinning theory to support wound assessment and closure.

This course is aimed at Registered Healthcare Professionals and others as covered in the Candidates section below.

 

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Wound Closure Course (Half Day)

We are pleased to introduce our half day wound closure course includes the use of wound closure strips, surgical adhesive and staples.

The course aims to provide candidates with the skills to assess and close wounds within the Pre-Hospital Care environment. You will learn a range of techniques as well as the underpinning theory to support wound assessment and closure.

This course is aimed at Registered Healthcare Professionals (Registered Nurses, Paramedics, Physiotherapists etc) as well as medical students, dentists, dental nurses, veterinarians, etc. (Please note the course prerequisites noted below).

FREE GIFT: As part of the course, you will have your own suturing kit, including suturing training pad and selection of tools. These are yours to take home after the course has finished.

 

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Course syllabus includes:

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Wound assessment
  • Irrigation
  • Use of Local Anaesthetic
  • Referral to Speciality
  • Closure methods including;
    • Wound closure strips (e.g. Steri-strips),
    • Skin adhesive (surgical glue)
    • Staples

Course Type:

  • Face to Face training (maximum of 12 learners to 1 instructor).
  • This course includes practical sessions using suturing training pads and (when available) pig trotters.

Certificate:

  • Certificate of attendance issued by Chris Garland Training in association with Medline Consultancy.
  • PDF format certificates are issued as standard.
  • Note: Completion of this course does not constitute a “licence to practice”.

Course duration:

  • 4 guided learning hours with a recommended further self-study.

Time:

  • The course will typically run from 09:00-13:00hrs.
  • Please note the exact times for your course found in your booking confirmation email.

Test:

  • The wound closure course is assessed throughout.
  • Assessments are made of your theoretical knowledge and practical skills.

Candidates:

  • This course is suitable for:
    • FREC3/First Responders (NWAS ECFR) & above,
    • Associate Ambulance Practitioners (AAP) & trainees,
    • Ambulance technicians/Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT),
    • Emergency care assistants (ECA),
    • Emergency Care Support Workers (ECSW),
    • Operating Department Practitioners (ODP),
    • Year 1 student Paramedics & above,
    • Registered Healthcare Professionals (i.e. you have a current GMC, NMC, GPHC, HCPC or GDC Pin number).
    • If you don’t see your current role/grade in the list above, please contact us to check before booking.
  • All courses have a minimum and maximum number of candidates that we can take on a course.
    • Minimum: We need a minimum of 4 candidates booked on an open/scheduled course for the course to run. Click here for more details. There is no minimum for a private course.
    • Maximum: Because of the Health & Safety Executive, and where applicable by the Awarding Organisation, we are limited to a maximum of 12 candidates per instructor. Should you have more than 12 candidates that need to be trained, please contact us to arrange a private course.

Geographical coverage:

  • This wound closure course is available to candidates throughout the UK.
  • The course can be delivered in other countries however candidates should be aware that the content was developed in accordance with current UK practice.

Venue:

  • Scheduled courses run at our training centre in Knutsford, Cheshire.
  • The course advertised is an Open Course. You can arrange a private training course at your premises. Use the quote builder tool which will generate a quotation.

Joining instructions:

Private courses:

  • To arrange a private course for yourself and/or your colleagues, please fill in our Quote Builder tool.
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Here are a few reasons why you should choose Chris Garland Training as your training partner.

Authority

• Established 2012
• Trusted and recommended by training providers, nationwide.
• Consistently receiving 5 star reviews from our clients.
• Bespoke courses backed & certified by The CPD Group.
• Courses certified by Ofqual Regulated Awarding Organisations.

Environmentally and socially responsible

• Our charity of the year 2022 is the North West air Ambulance Charity. Part of your course fee will be donated and you can add to this when purchasing your course place.
• Additionally, for every course place booked, we pay for a tree to be planted in some of the worlds most deforested areas and an area of kelp to be planted and managed.
• Our planting partners are Just One Tree. They also run educational programmes for those involved in the planting, thereby sharing and promoting knowledge and ownership of the newly planted forests.
• You can read more about this and our other environmental strategies on our Environmental Responsibility page.

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• We’re proud to have a nationwide client base, including:
— Multi-National & FTSE100 companies,
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— Schools & adult education providers; including Independent, Local Authority, Referral & Secure units,
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— Sports Clubs; including Golf, Rugby, Netball, Judo, Canoeing, Hiking & Climbing Centres,
— Hospitals, Dentists, Physiotherapists, Podiatrists,
— Tree Surgeons,
— Other training providers,
— And many, many more!


Wound Closure Course (Half Day)

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Some national governing bodies require that course certificates be issued by an Ofqual Regulated Awarding Organisation*. We offer self-certified & Ofqual Accredited courses; the main difference in certification being third party cost. Ofqual Regulated Awarding Organisation certification is currently priced at an additional £12.50pp.

*Some of our courses are bespoke to Chris Garland Training. As such they cannot be certified by an Ofqual Regulated Awarding Organisation. Where this is the case, you will be informed of this in your quotation.

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Please note the maximum number candidates per instructor for your course.
If you have more candidates, we can arrange to run an additional course at the same time, or a separate course to be held on a second date.
Where you have more than the maximum number of candidates for one course, please include this in the Additional Information field at the end of the form.

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Please choose the nearest to your required hours.
Where your time requirements don't match the categories exactly, please let us know in the Additional Information at the end of the form.

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