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Module 1: Wound Management Made Practical

Contact session: 2 days 
Practical hours: 4 hours
Prerequisites: Delegates need to have a health care qualification.
CPD points: 16
Course overview:  This module is a 2-day contact session focusing on the tying of wound anatomy and physiology with actual wound management on a day to day basis. The course highlights the importance of understanding the aetiology of wounds when planning and individualized wound care treatment plan.  Wound Management plans are discussed according to both national and international guidelines and best practice principles.  Wound Care products are classified and discussed according to the Wound Bed Preparation Guideline.  At the end of the module learners will be able to develop an individualized wound management plan with the best product application guide available in South Africa.  Learners are required to do a 4-hour practical session as part of the module at an accredited Wound Care Centre.

Module 2: Diabetic Foot Management in Practice

Contact session: 2 days 
Practical hours: 4 hours
Prerequisites: Eloquent Module 1: Wound Management Made Practical.
CPD points: 16
Course overview: 

Module 2 is a 2-day contact session focusing on the holistic management of the diabetic foot.  The course follows both national and international guidelines on the management of the diabetic foot.  Learners have the opportunity to meet members of the Multi-disciplinary team and discuss each team members role in the treatment of a patient with diabetes.  As an advanced course, learners are able to learn and hone new skills enabling them to perform a vascular and neuropathic evaluation.  Practical sessions include:

  • Vascular & Neurological Assessment
  • Foot & Skin Assessment
  • Callus debridement
  • Offloading & redistributing pressure

At the end of the module learners will be able to develop an individualized diabetic foot ulcer management plan that incorporates a holistic approach towards the patient’s overall wellbeing.  This module also allows the learner to engage with new and advanced technologies impacting healing in the diabetic foot.  Learners are required to do a 4-hour practical session as part of the module at an accredited Wound Care Centre.

Prerequisites: Eloquent Module 1: Wound Management Made Practical.

Module 3: Managing the Lower Limb in Practice

Contact session: 2 days 
Practical hours: 4 hours
Prerequisites: Eloquent Module 1: Wound Management Made Practical.
CPD points: 16
Course overview: 

This module is a 2-day contact session focusing on the underlying aetiology of lower limb ulcers and how to manage these patients holistically.  Learners will be able to align theory with practice and understand the physiology involved with lower limb ulcers.  Practical skills sessions include:

  • Performing an ABPI and vascular assessment
  • Leg measurements
  • Compression stocking application
  • Compression bandage application

At the end of the module learners will be able to differentiate between the different types of leg ulcers.  Learners will also be skilled in applying short and long stretch compression bandages.  Learners are required to do a 4-hour practical session as part of the module at an accredited Wound Care Centre.

Module 4: Managing Pressure Injuries, Pressure Ulcers and Complicated Wounds

Contact session: 2 days 
Practical hours: 4 hours
Prerequisites: Eloquent Module 1: Wound Management Made Practical.
CPD points: 16
Course overview: 

This module is a 2-day contact session focusing on the underlying aetiology of Pressure injuries and Pressure Ulcers and how to manage these patients holistically.  Learners will be able to align theory with practice and understand the Anatomy and Physiology involved with Pressure Ulcers.  International Pressure Injury guidelines are implemented and demonstrated in practice.  Practical skills sessions include:

  • Applying Negative Wound Pressure Therapy
  • Utilizing off-loading and pressure redistribution devices
  • Using aids in lifting and transferring patients

At the end of the module learners will be able to differentiate between the different types of Pressure injuries, MASD and skin tears.  Learners will also be able to understand the application of Negative Wound Pressure therapy in wound care.  Learners are required to do a 4-hour practical session as part of the module at an accredited Wound Care Centre.

Medical Practice Management Workshop

Contact session: 1 days
Practical hours: None
Prerequisites: None
CPD points: TBC
Course overview: 

This Medical Practice Management Workshops aims to equip the health professional with the necessary knowledge to start a new practice or to refresh an existing practice. The workshop enlists various professional skilled facilitators to discuss the following topics:

  • The Entrepreneur in private practice
  • Business format and structure
  • Legalities involved in a medical practice
  • Indemnity insurance
  • Practice Management Software
  • Accounting
  • Marketing
  • Life skills
  • Writing/updating your business plan

Total Contact Casting (TCC) Workshop

Contact session: 1 day
Practical hours: refer to TCC Module 2
Prerequisites: None
CPD points: TBC
Course overview: 

The Total Contact Casting Course comprises of two Modules. Module 1 is a full day workshop focused on enabling all participants to understand the science behind TCC as well as the different application methods. This contact session allows for the training of Health Professionals interested in using TCC as gold standard as part of their practice. Attending this workshop will provide the Health Professional with the necessary knowledge and competency to be able to be competent in applying and re-applying TCC. Once the competency level is achieved during this one day workshop the Health Professional can enroll for Module 2 in order to be accredited as a TCC Technician.

MODULE 1 COMPETENCY WORKSHOP INCLUSIONS:

  • All course material
  • TCC Material for practical
  • CPD Certificate

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