Wound Management

Continuing Professional Development (short course)

Chelmsford, Cambridge

Module code: MOD001947, MOD006387

Module level: 6 and 7

Module credits: 30 credits

This course is not just for registered nurses! Please get in touch to discuss your options if you are a health care assistant working in a relevant setting.

Number of places: 30


Deliver higher-quality patient care by developing your existing wound-management skills. Focus on wounds at cellular level, including factors which promote or prevent healing. Make informed decisions about care strategies and advanced wound-healing technologies. Add depth to your existing skillset, and enhance your career prospects in the process.

Full description

Who should attend?

Registered nurses, health visitors, midwives or other healthcare professionals who are employed in a hospital, community or commercial setting. You should manage wounds as a significant part of your workload.



2, 3, 10, 11, 30 and 31 October 2018
6 and 7 November 2018
Compulsory exam morning: 3 January 2019


5, 6, 13 and 14 February 2019
5, 6, 12 and 13 March 2019
Compulsory exam morning: 16 May 2019

Where you'll study

Your faculty

The Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education is the largest provider of health, social care and education courses in the East of England, with over 6,000 students from more than 20 countries.

With 95% of our students finding full-time employment within six months of graduating, you can be sure that our courses have been designed with your career in mind. We’ve been educating nurses, midwives and social workers for over 25 years.

At the cutting edge of research, we offer a range of internationally recognised undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses taught by friendly, supportive and experienced staff. With over 150 research students across our three doctoral programmes (PhD; DProf and EdD), we provide the multi-disciplinary perspective and potential for academic debate that reflects our position as a leader in practitioner-focused and practice-led research studies.

Designed to enhance your learning experience, our facilities include state-of-the-art simulated skills laboratories that mirror real-life clinical situations and UK hospital wards. Our students also benefit from our Early Childhood Research and Resource Centre; a space in which they can experiment with equipment and play activities.

You’ll study in an exciting, modern faculty which has strong links with regional, national and international organisations, including healthcare trusts, social services, local and regional authorities, schools and academic institutions.

Your enthusiasm. Our passion. Your best foot forward.

Where can I study?

Tindal Building on our Chelmsford campus

Our striking, modern campus sits by the riverside in Chelmsford's University and Innovation Quarter.

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Lord Ashcroft Building on our Cambridge campus

Our campus is close to the centre of Cambridge, often described as the perfect student city.

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Fees & funding

Course fees

30 Credits (Level 6)


30 Credits (Level 7)


Funding for CPD

Please ask your manager or Education Lead about available funding before you apply.

Contact details

Fiona Downie
Tel: 01480 830541
Email: fionadownie@nhs.net

CPD Admissions Team
Tel: 01245 686868
Email: admissionscpd@anglia.ac.uk

Entry requirements

To undertake this course at level 6 and obtain 30 academic credits, you must:

  • be a registered nurse, health visitor, midwife or other healthcare professional
  • be employed in a hospital, community or commercial setting
  • need to manage wounds as a significant part of your workload.
Option for Health Care Assistants
If you are working as a Health Care Assistant in a relevant setting, you can attend all of the teaching on this module at level 6, without the need to undertake an assessment, by obtaining a letter from your employer confirming your suitability for the course.
You will receive a certificate of attendance for your records.

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