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We invite you to explore the Medela University where you will find online courses for healthcare professionals. Of course, all courses are free of charge.

Below you will find an overview of all the available courses. Simply click on any of the courses for additional information. You will be directed to our externally hosted Medela University website. 

Chest drainage resources

NPWT and Wound Care Resources

In depth analysis of the mechanisms of action for NPWT

This e-learning gives a comprehensive account into the physics behind NPWT. The focus of the course is to delve deeper into the biological effects that occur with NPWT.

This course is CPD certified.

Introduction to Wounds

The course gives an introduction into the very basics of the skin, what exactly is a wound, what is meant by the terms wound healing and the difference between acute and chronic wounds.

This course is CPD certified.

NPWT (Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)

In earlier modules, reference was made to Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT).  In this module, NPWT is the central focus.

This course is CPD certified..

Prevention of Infection

This course will examine the impact of bacteria on wounds including biofilm formation and identify the signs and symptoms of an infected wound and underline the importance of prevention of infection.
The T.I.M.E. principle/concept will outline some of the ways forward when dealing with an infected wound.

This course is CPD certified.

The Physics of NPWT

In this module we explore the physics behind negative pressure wound therapy. Some of the key questions we will explore include how negative pressure is created and delivered to the wound bed, and how changes in pressure lead to fluid removal.

Finally, we explore several of the clever adaptations that have been made to negative pressure wound therapy systems to enhance their function.

This course is CPD certified.

Wound Aetiology and Management

In this eLearning you will obtain or refresh knowledge about the following topics - acute versus chronic wounds, Diabetic Foot Ulcers (DFU), Pressure Injuries part 1, Venous Leg Ulcers (VLU), other types of leg ulcers along with the general principles of wound management.

This course is CPD certified.

Wound Assessment and T.I.M.E.

In this eLearning you will obtain or refresh knowledge about the following topics - wound location and dimensions, wound bed tissue types, clinical signs of infection, wound edges and surrounding skin. Included here is an overview of the principles of wound management , the T.I.M.E principle and wound dressing selection.

This course is CPD certified.

Why Choose Medela?

The Science of Care

Over the last 60 years, our company has been devoted to the science of making the most delicate form of care simple, intuitive, and effective.