This module will bring together all the information we have covered in the previous modules to help you choose the right dressing for your patient or residents wound, based on the assessment you have completed and the identified needs of the wound.
We will review the TIME acronym to help you choose the right dressing and detail the actions of the dressing to help improve the healing outcomes of the wound.
We will review how to apply the products and when to change them.
We will review products that provide protection for wounds that are delicate as well as how to secure these products in place without causing further damage to the surrounding skin.
By the end of this module you will have a good understanding of the actions of the dressings, the Hydrotherapy concept and a selection of products that are most suitable for the needs of your patient or residents wounds.
MODULE 4: Dressing Selection (Simply)
By the end of this module you will have reviewed:
• The action of the dressings
• The HydroTherapy concept
• Additional products for protection
• Products for dressing fixation