Developing skills in leg ulcer management – a multi-disciplinary approach

A 3-day competency based training programme aimed at those who manage patients with lower limb wounds - attracts 18 CPD points towards study hours


3 days – all of which must be completed

09:00 – 16:30 each day

Cohort 1 – Fully virtual

16th, 23rd & 30th June, 2021

Cohort 2 – Virtual and face to face

19th, 20th October & 3rd November, 2021

Cohort 3 – Face to face

10th, 11th & 12th January, 2022

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 will give the candidate 18 CPD credits.


Online via our virtual learning environment (VLE) and face to face – varies by date.

Course fees

NHS £550 (ex VAT)
Private £685 (ex 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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