Global wound academy

Website address: http://www.globalwoundacademy.com/en-GB/

Description: 7 learning modules about different aspects of wound healing – Introduction; Skin Structure and Blood Composition; Mechanisms of Wound Healing; Wound Bed Preparation; Wound Assessment; Lower Extremity Ulcers; Pressure Ulcers : A Guide To Prevention; Diabetic Foot Ulcers: Prevention and Management. Content is complex and in depth but useful well written and supported by clear graphics. Time consuming to do whole programme but can revisit. certificate available but not recognised by Nursing Council. Be aware it is a Smith and Nephew site so advertisements and wound products focus on their range.

Country of origin: German

Website’s creator: Smith and Nephew

Peer review: Original programme taken from a published textbook

Currency of content: Not confirmed

Access: Full Free access if registered (no fee)

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