Wound Management

Continuing Professional Development (short course)

Chelmsford, Cambridge

12 weeks

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.


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.


Please note that dates and delivery method(s) may be subject to change, in line with the latest Covid-19 guidelines, as necessary to ensure the safety of all.

Chelmsford - Full and closed
2, 3, 9, 10 February 2021
2, 3, 9, 10 March 2021

Where you'll study

Your faculty

The Faculty of Health, Education, Medicine and Social Care is the largest in ARU, with over 7,000 students. Our Faculty is teeming with expertise and primed to meet the demand for creating health professionals, teachers, doctors, scientists and educators for the three districts we serve: Chelmsford, Cambridge and Peterborough.

We have been training undergraduates for professional roles for over 25 years, with a reputation for quality, dedication and ambition balanced with student satisfaction.

We know that to give our students the very best experiential learning, prior to getting into the workplace, simulation is second to none, for safe, realistic, learning environments. We have invested heavily in purpose built simulated wards, science labs and skills space, to support our students through their learning.

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) for courses starting in 2020/21


Funding for CPD

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

Contact details

Fiona Downie

CPD Admissions Team

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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