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Who Should Enroll?

This course has been developed for all healthcare workers who are involved in the assessment, treatment and ongoing management of wounds.

Course Design

This course is a classroom course and participants will receive a comprehensive and user-friendly study guide developed by experts in the field covering all the modules. The course is offered using participatory methods and building on shared knowledge with the participants.

Course Content

After completion of the course the participant will be able to:
  • identify the different structures of the skin and understand the physiology of wound healing
  • differentiate between the different categories of wounds
  • holistically asses a patient and their wound/wounds
  • develop an individualized treatment plan utilizing international assessment tool
  • differentiate between the different wound care product categories and types available in South Africa
  • perform wound care procedures in line with infection control best practice
  • apply best practice principles to all different categories of wounds
  • adapt their practice in a low resource setting with best practice principles
  • document and monitor treatment, identify problems, manage and refer as required to the multi-disciplinary team


    To qualify for the certificate of completion for this short course, participants should fully attend the workshop and successfully complete the assessment process. The course is accredited for 30 CPD points (HPCSA)

    Dates & Fees

    19 - 21 October 2021 - Gauteng (PTA) 
    R 4 560.00
     (incl. VAT) The Course fee includes all Study material, Assessments & Certification.

    *Limited Spaces available

    For more info or to register, kindly leave us your details and one of our representatives will contact you back.