Hand Wound Healing and Management Online

Sat Mar 13, 09:00 - Sat Mar 13, 12:00


A workshop presented for Therapists working with upper extremity conditions by SASHT

(South African Society of Hand Therapists)


Workshop Date:       Saturday 13 March 2021

Time:                        9:00 – 12:00


Register by:              6th of March 2021 (Last registration @ 12h00)

Speaker:                   Sr. Liz Willson-Chandler


Cost:                          SASHT members                  R 280

                                   Non-SASHT member’s          R 350 


Venue:                       Zoom Online

Attendance space:  100 spaces available


Enquiries:                 Skivvy

E-mail:                       [email protected]

No late registrations (i.e. after 6th March 2021) will be accepted.

No payments will be allowed on the day of the course

Registration for the course is dependent on full payment of course fees    prior to registration closure.

No refunds will be given after close of registration

CPD Points have been applied for


SASHT is a body that is open to Occupational Therapists and Physiotherapists. Our courses promote therapeutic assessment and management of all conditions involving the upper limb and hand. It is the individual’s responsibility to practice within their scope and skills base. Courses are aimed to improve knowledge and not to certify the specific course modality. Participants will receive an attendance certificate. This is not a certificate of competence.

Hand Wound Healing and Management


  Hand Wound Healing and Management 

Presented by Sr. Liz Willson-Chandler

Saturday 13th March 2021


9:00 Principles of wound management Introduction 

9:30 Comprehensive assessment of the patient

Factors impairing wound healing

  • Intrinsic factors
  • Extrinsic factors
  • Radiotherapy
  • Local factors

10:00 Comfort Break

10:10 Comprehensive Assessment of the wound

  • Components of a comprehensive history
  • Physical examination
  • Wound Classification
  • Wound Reconstruction
  • Wound Infection
  • Exudate, odour, surrounding skin
  • Differential Diagnosis

10:45 Wound management regiment

11:30 Case Studies and Questions

12:00 Conclusion 

Additional information

Age restriction Family friendly
Refund policy No refunds


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