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Continuing education course in assessment and comprehensive approach to people with chronic injuries

  • Modality
  • Languages
  • Duration
    8 sessions: 40 hours
  • Credits
  • Schedule

    April 25, 26, 27, 28 and 29 and May 2, 3 and 4, 2022

    From 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

  • Date
    April 25, 2022
  • Places
  • Location

    Blanquerna-URL - Carrer Padilla, 326-332. 08025 Barcelona

  • Faculty

    Blanquerna School of Health Sciences

Comprehensive assessment and approach of people with chronic injuries

Chronic injuries include a wide range of addiction-related injuries, lower extremity ulcers, or diabetic foot injuries, which can lead to serious health and quality of life complications, significantly increasing the risk of mortality.
Increasing the training of nursing professionals involved in their care is justified and is of great relevance for the high incidence or morbidity and mortality of chronic injuries.
Provide knowledge and advice to nursing professionals on the most appropriate interventions for wound care and promote the correct use of different materials for care and optimize existing resources.
This course aimed at caring for people with chronic injuries aims to incorporate the best scientific evidence and technical skills available, ensuring the evaluation of the whole process, both in terms of effectiveness in resolution and associated preventive activities.


Differentiate the different types of tissues and stages of wound healing

Encourage the correct use of clinical language in relation to wounds

Know the different treatments for a correct approach according to the TIME Concept

Establish a differential diagnosis of lower extremity pathologies


Course contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Healing process
  3. Wound bed preparation
  4. Addiction-related injuries
  5. Ulcers of lower extremities
  6. Low prevalence injuries
  7. Diabetic Foot: Neuropathic ulcer

Teaching staff

References / experts in Wounds in the Hospital and Primary Care Area of the Catalan Institute of Health:

-Mrs. Laura Baltà; Mrs. Sofia Megino; Mr. Rafael Medrano: References / experts and Wounds in the Hospital and Primary Care Area of the Catalan Institute of Health.

Dr. Miriam Rodriguez Monforte: Professor of Community Nursing at FCS Blanquerna:


Click on the link above and follow the steps below to enroll.
On the first screen, if you do not have the Blanquerna credentials (username and password), you will need to register first.
The application will ask you for the following documents during the enrollment process:

  • ID card
  • Bachelor degree certificate or enrollment in the 4th year of the bachelor degree.

Certificate of attendance

Course participants will receive a certificate of attendance. Attendance to 80% or more of the sessions is required to obtain it.

Cancellation of courses

The Blanquerna-URL School of Health Sciences does not commit to hold any courses for which the minimum required number of enrolled students has not been reached.


Course price
€ 340
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