Wound Management & Analgesia
After going through this course, learners can know about analgesia used in Emergency
department and theories of pain perception. Students can also learn about various classes and
types of analgesics, principal of pain control and its diagnosis.
At the end of this course, participants will be able to learn the following:
 Describe the principles of wound healing.
 Classify various types of wound and recognize an infected wound.
 Assess the patient with wounds and factors that delay wound healing and compromise
 Describe how to manage a wound according to the level of risk of infection.
 Explain broad range of wound management treatments.
 Organize interdisciplinary services available for the assessment and management of
patients with wounds.
 Elaborate psychosocial impact of wounding on the individual and society.
 Critically analyse and evaluate the practice of anaesthetic nursing
 Establish a basis of professional knowledge and competence in the anaesthetic nursing
care of adult patients.
 Review the evidence underpinning anaesthetic nursing and evaluate implications
for current and future practice
Module 1 – Introduction
Module 2 – Wound
Module 3 – Skin Anatomy and Physiology
Module 4 – The Physiology of Wound Healing
Module 5 – Wound Assessment
Module 6 – Principles of Wound Management
Module 7 – Methods of Wound Closure
Module 8 – Mechanisms of Wound Closure
Module 9– Quiz
Module 10 – Power Point Presentation
WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS COURSE
- Nursing students
- Nursing Educators
- Any other stakeholder who is interested in learning about the wound management &
Progress will be tested by way of quizzes and assignments at the end of each Module. Learners
must attempt the exam at the end of the course and secure at least 50% marks to obtain course