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The purpose of this Short Learning Programme (SLP) is to enhance the knowledge related to leg ulcer management and empower health care professionals to accurately assess leg ulcers. It would also enhance the ability of the clinician to care adequately for patients with leg ulcers by selecting the appropriate wound care products, applying the correct compression technique and to refer as needed.

Layout of the SLP

  • Two days, non- credit bearing programme at R1000 per person inclusive of material and refreshments
  • Dates:7-9 March 2017
  • A registered NMMU Short Learning Programme


Learning components include theory and practica:

  • Patient assessment and differentiating the types of leg ulcers
  • Wound assessment,  ulcer etiology, and use of advanced skills such as     Doppler, ABPI readings
  • Management of leg ulcers by use of correct compression/ wound care     products and the correct application
  • Effective after-care and rehabilitation


Please send the registration form to Ms S.Koyo at or fax the application and proof of payment to 041-504 2616 marked attention for: Sichumile Koyo.

Please download the application form at the top right side of this page and fax it back to us.