Paediatric Tissue Viability and wound care – assessment and management, TVN’s are not given adequate training and learn on the job

23 February 2024 11:00 - 11:35

Children are not just mini adults.  Paediatric Tissue Viability is recognised as a specialist area requiring an individualist approach by expert practitioners however this field of expertise is often limited and self taught.

This presentation will look at the differences in skin from neonate to adolescent, discuss challenges faced in Paediatric Tissue Viability and wound care and look at paediatric case studies.

Rachel Allaway, Tissue Viability Clinical Nurse Specialist, Great Ormond St Hospital for Children