Acute Wound Assessment and Management – Teesside

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This Acute Wound Assessment & Management course is ideal for healthcare professionals working in emergency departments, urgent care, sport or remote and offshore locations. This will give you the initial skills and knowledge to clinically assess, treat, understand the patients that require further referral and management, and the rationale behind the referral. This course also provides healthcare professionals with the basic wound closure skills, and also gives basic understanding of suturing and skin staple closures.

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The Acute Wound Assessment and Management course has been created to meet the needs of those aiming to gain the skills and knowledge to clinically assess, treat, refer and manage the ongoing care of acute wounds.

This course has been specifically designed by a team of faculty members in urgent and emergency care to ensure candidates are trained to assess, treat and review wounds of all types and take the appropriate course of action and treatment.

This course is ideal for those health care professionals wishing to develop clinical practice in wound care including Nurses, Paramedics, Emergency Care Practitioners, Advanced Practitioners and others working in urgent and emergency care.

Option 1: A one-day attended course to introduce the fundamental knowledge and skills required.

Option 2: A one-day attended course to introduce the fundamental knowledge and skills required followed by completion of a portfolio of competence within 12 months of attendance.

Option 1: Healthcare practitioner with responsibility for dealing with acute wounds, e.g. HCA, ECA, Ambulance Technician, Nurse, Paramedic, Urgent Care Practitioner, ECP.

Option 2: To apply for the Portfolio of Competence delegates must be Registered Health Professionals, e.g. NMC or HCPC and working in an environment with exposure to acute wounds and availability of a suitable mentor or practice supervisor.

Option 1: A certificate of attendance will be issued.

Option 2: A certificate of attendance will be issued. Following successful completion of the portfolio of attendance, a certificate of competence will be issued.


Under new heading Parking to all courses add “There is limited parking on site due to 24 hour operational staff use. There is ample on street parking nearby, but delegates are encouraged to cycle, use public transport or car share where possible. Please follow government guidance on transport during COVID-19 control measures. 

Getting there

By car – The address and postcode is CIPHER Medical, 5 Limeoak Way, Stockton on Tees, TS18 2LS.

By foot – We are based just under a mile from Stockton High Street (approx 15 minutes’ walk).

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By public transport – Stockton High Street is well served by busses. Stockton Railway Station and Thornaby Railway Station are both approximately 1 mile from the venue. 

By bike – We are just off the National Cycle Network Routes 1 and 14.

Cycle Route to CIPHER location

Where to stay

There are a range of accommodations to suit every budget. These are two hotels within a short journey that we can recommend. 

 Hampton by Hilton Stockton on Tees, Church Rd, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 1TW (0.5 miles).

 Premier Inn Stockton on Tees (Teesside), Teesside International White Water Course, Whitewater Way, Stockton-on-Tees TS17 6QB (1.2 miles)



Tea and Coffee is complimentary throughout the day. You
will need to arrange your own lunch. You are welcome to
bring a packed lunch or there are a number of locations
within a short walk of the hotel.

CIPHER Medical has risked assessed and taken appropriate measures recommended by the UK Government to ensure the safety of delegates and staff taking part in essential face-to-face training, including the provision of appropriate sanitisation facilities and PPE. 

Delegates are encouraged to bring a face covering, however, if you forget we will provide you with one. 

Courses will go ahead subject to any restrictions imposed by the UK Government, including local lockdowns or changes in legislation. CIPHER Medical will do our utmost to provide reasonable notice to all delegates, however, restrictions could be imposed at any time and are beyond our control. Course fees will be refunded for any course cancelled due to COVID-19. 

Please check in to the UK Government Test and Trace with the QR code below or displayed in the venue on the day.

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  1. Robyn

    Great course, the tutor was very knowledgeable and made the course interesting, encouraged us to all get involved and also catered for my needs being vegan and provided me with alternative options for the practical elements.
    Learnt lots and would highly recommend to anyone completely new to wound assessment and management or someone who needs a refresher!

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