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Acute Wounds


Acute Wounds

E-Learning Course
Acute Wounds - Main Indications, Acute Wounds, Burns, Devitalised Tissue, Hard-to-heal Wounds, NPWT
Approx. time to complete
60 min


The module presents the etiology, pathophysiology, influencing factors, classification of acute wounds, with a focus on traumatic wounds and burns. It also explains the principles of assessment and the main therapeutic strategies based on international guidelines and recommendations.


This module is CPD credited

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand how acute wounds are defined and classified
  • Identify what may cause acute wounds
  • Understand the wound healing process in acute wounds
  • Understand how the burns are defined and classified
  • Identify what may cause a burn
  • Explore the local and systemic pathological factors involved in burns
  • Perform clinical evaluations of a burn area
  • Be aware of the first aid necessary for burns and of the entire management of a burn
  • Summarize the main therapeutic strategies and multidisciplinary approaches necessary for burns
  • Understand how traumatic injury are defined and classified
  • Identify what may cause a traumatic wounds
  • Explore the general assessment and systemic approach to trauma patients
  • Be aware of the initial management necessary for an open fracture and traumatic amputation and of the entire management of traumatic wounds
  • Relate the knowledge to clinical cases


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