Developing skills in leg ulcer management

A competency based training programme aimed at those who manage patients with lower limb wounds


3 days – all of which must be completed

09:30 – 16:00 each day

  • 27th November, 4th and 11th December – Virtual

RCN Accreditation

This course is accredited by the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) for Professional Accreditation.

Accreditation applies only to the educational content of the programme and does not apply to any product.

The RCN cannot confirm competence of any practitioner.

This programme can count for up to 18 hours of participatory learning for NMC Revalidation.

Now also accredited for Nurse Associates.


The programmes have a variety of formats from completely virtual to completely face to face in the Accelerate Academy at St Joseph’s Hospice, Hackney, London. 

Course fees

NHS £575 ex VAT (£690 inc VAT)
Private £700 ex VAT (£840 inc VAT)

Who should attend?

Anyone who manages patients with lower limb wounds.

Learning outcomes

  • Perform a holistic assessment of a patient presenting with a lower leg wound

  • Identify whether the patient would be suitable for compression therapy by performing a vascular assessment (Doppler) to record ankle brachial pressure index (ABPI) and be able to interpret the results

  • Identify the best options of compression therapy in partnership with the patient. Learners will understand the importance of correct application of the chosen method, such as compression wraps, bandages or hosiery


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