Educational training

As a modern and creative company SIGVARIS GROUP Britain is committed to providing innovative products and supporting healthcare professionals with education and knowledge to in turn help and support people suffering from lymphoedema and venous disease.

For accredited study days why not enquire today regarding dates available for FREE training in 3 main areas of treatment. To view information on the content of the courses and the CPD hours available please click on the relevant course.

This CPD certified training day is aimed at therapists including district nurses, practice nurses and lymphoedema therapists, who are new to compression in the management of oedema or who require a refresher in the measuring and fitting of compression garments for the management of oedema.

The training day will provide an overview of the use of compression in oedema management including practical tips for measuring and ordering garments including circular and flat knit garments.

CPD Hours: 10 total

  • Pre-course reading: 4 hours
  • Face to face taught session: 6 hours

Learning objectives

  • To present current literature supporting the use of compression in oedema management
  • Explain the rationale for the choice of fabric and compression in oedema management
  • Demonstrate the correct measuring for off the shelf and made-to-measure compression garments
  • Demonstrate ability to apply measuring guidelines to practice and to order the correct garment(s)

This CPD certified training day will provide an overview of the management of chronic oedema/ lymphoedema, utilizing a problem-solving approach to the components of care and choosing the appropriate therapy.

The training is aimed at lymphoedema therapists, community & practice nurses and clinicians involved in the management of patients with chronic oedema.

CPD hours: 10 hours

  • Pre-course reading: 4 hours
  • Face to face taught session: 6 hours

Learning objectives

  • Describe the components of the general circulatory system including the lymphatic system
  • Understand the theory behind the formation of tissue fluid and oedema
  • Define chronic oedema and the conditions associated with the terminology
  • Define the components of care in chronic oedema management and how to apply these to the individual patient
  • Demonstrate understanding of the application of compression therapy in chronic oedema management
  • Understand the issues around the selection of appropriate treatments for patients with chronic oedema

This CPD certified training day is aimed at those who are new to the management of lower limb ulceration or require a refresher in leg ulcer management.

The training day will provide an overview of the use of the leg ulcer treatment pathway and the use of compression in the management of lower limb ulceration.

CPD hours: 10 hours

  • Pre-course reading: 4 hours
  • Face to face taught session: 6 hours

Learning objectives

  • To have a basic knowledge of the circulatory system
  • To have a basic understanding of the causes of lower limb ulceration
  • To understand what is behind compression and its therapeutic benefits in lower limb ulceration
  • To understand the positioning of product within the leg ulcer pathway
  • To be able to demonstrate ability to apply measuring guidelines to practice

Useful Information

We would ask that you individually sign up for a course, and that you fill out all the information requested on the application form, so that we can send you further information in relation to the course.

There will be no cancellation fee if in the unfortunate case that you are unable to attend. We would also like to confirm that we require 10 course members as a minimum number for all courses to go ahead. We will give you at least two weeks notice if unfortunately, the course needs to be cancelled/rearranged.

We ask that the person requesting the training is responsible for providing the training venue and be large enough to accommodate 10 attendees as well as the trainer, flip chart, projector and screen. Health care professionals seeing a course advertised can apply to attend the relevant course and must be able to make their own way to the course venue.

Any course that become full will be advertised as such on our educational page of our web site.

"Overall, this was an excellent study day which I have thoroughly enjoyed. I feel much more knowledgeable in carrying out patient assessments and choosing the appropriate products for everyone."

"I really enjoyed today’s study day. I found it so helpful and interesting. Tracey explained all information clearly, concisely and in a very interesting way. Her experience and knowledge in this subject were very evident."

"Excellent training day, also really liked the reading materials sent prior to the course"

"Excellent and informative presentation relevant to practice, and up to date. Easy to follow and engagement allowed. Chance given to ask questions"

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