News
Year 2019
August 2019

Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (Intermediate)

August 28, 2019

The implementation of negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) for both surgical and chronic wounds are widely available in healthcare institutions as well as home care setting. It helps in promoting wound healing through contraction and thus reduce length of hospital stay. However, it is crucial for clinicians and healthcare providers to be equipped with the appropriate knowledge along with techniques and skills to achieve optimal outcomes.

Course objectives

  • Outline the purpose of NPWT
  • Identify the cautions of using NPWT
  • Outline the features and functions of the device
  • Demonstrate the technique of correct application of NPWT
  • Demonstrate the ability to troubleshoot problem with leakage in the system

Course outline (1 day)

Lecture and discussion on:
  • Understand correct wound assessment
  • Identify types of wounds requiring NPWT
  • Understand the application of NPWT on wound healing
  • Identify the cautions of using NPWT
  • Identify the key features of NPWT devices
  • Apply knowledge on troubleshooting for NPWT
Demo & hands on skills practice on:
  • Application of NPWT

CLICK HERE FOR COURSE DATES, FEES AND OTHER INFORMATION

REGISTER through your organisation’s designated AIC LMS Administrator :

https://lms.aic-learn.sg/lms/app/SYS_login.aspx

Enquiries

68952782, slcwcadmin@stluke.org.sg

Archives
Archives