Larval Academy

Tailored specifically for healthcare professionals, you will learn how larval therapy works to debride wounds, how larvae can support wound management and how to apply larvae to a wound. Improve your knowledge and practice today by enrolling on this free online course. The content of the course has been reviewed and approved by the College of Podiatry.

Enrol in a Larval Therapy course

Larval therapy is an innovative and effective debridement method which achieves impressive clinical results. This course aims to make you feel more confident when using larvae as a debridement method.


What can I expect?

You can expect to work through several eLearning modules which cover the basics of larval therapy right through to active application of larvae to a wound.

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Improve your knowledge of applying larvae as a debridement method
  • Describe how and why larvae work to debride wounds
  • Identify which wounds to apply larvae to
  • Talk confidently with patients and colleagues about LDT.

This Larval Therapy Course has been created under the guidance of industry experts and contains some of the most cutting edge research and evidence currently available on larval therapy. You will get the opportunity to watch larvae being applied to wounds, as well as practise applying larvae yourself, using the interactive tool. You will hear industry experts discuss their experiences of working with LDT – experts such as Nurses, Tissue Viability Nurses and Health Economists. You will be granted direct access to a thriving community of industry experts through the ‘Q&A Area’ and get the chance to ask and answer your peers’ questions.

Offically recognised toward your Continued Professional Development

On completion of a reflective activity, you will receive a certificate demonstrating the learning you have completed, ready to be stored in your CPD file.


Larval Academy is free to enrol in for all health care professionals:

  • Nurses
  • Doctors
  • Podiatrists
  • Chiropodists
  • Medical Students