Delving Deeper into Wounds

5th September 2017 to 28th February 2018

Online/BVNA HQ, Essex

This course is aimed at qualified veterinary nurses wishing to further their knowledge and work towards becoming a dedicated wound nurse within the veterinary practice.

It is essential that:

  • Applicants have regular access to the internet and have a reasonable level of computer skills i.e. can upload documents.
  • Applicants work in a clinical environment which enables them to see wound cases.
  • Candidates with limited access to cases must acknowledge and be prepared to visit alternate practices to meet the assessment criteria for case studies if required.

Course Delivery and Content

The course is delivered in a blended learning format and via an online learning platform (Moodle) and includes two attendance days spread overfour modules. The themes include: Physiology of wound healing; Optimal healing and the role of wound dressings; Factors of healing delay and Implementing change.
Delegates are expected to attend both teaching days which are an essential component of the course.

Throughout the course students are supported by Georgie Hollis and the specialist panel from the Veterinary Wound Library ( and membership to the Veterinary Wound Library is included for the duration of the course. This allows delegates and their practice to seek help for wound cases, including access to a wide range of wound product samples.

Attendance at the induction and teaching day is required to achieve the certificate and is an essential component necessary to complete the course.