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

This is a competency based five day leg ulcer training programme aimed at community nurses who manage patients with lower limb wounds and gives 30 CPD credits


5 days – all of which must be completed

  • 22, 23, 29, 30 Sept and 21 October, 2020 OR

  • 2, 3, 9, 10 February and 3 March, 2021

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 30 CPD credits.


Accelerate Academy, Education Centre, St Joseph’s Hospice, Mare St, Hackney, London E8 4SA

Course fees

NHS £795 (ex VAT)
Private £995 (ex VAT)

Who should attend?

Registered community nurses who manage patients with lower limb wounds.

Learning outcomes

  • Provide holistic assessment of patients with lower limb wounds based upon best evidence based care
  • Understand vascular assessment and the use of different compression modalities to enhance practical skills and patient outcomes
  • Become proficient in the use of doppler, enhanced compression bandaging and hosiery measuring and fitting

Please remember

  • Book your place via email
  • Wear suitable clothing for practical workshops
  • Please bring your own lunch – there is a cafe on site


For any queries about the training sessions please contact Karen Staines, Director of Wound Care & Education,