Foundations of Wound Management B

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Expand your wound care management skills

Build on the knowledge and skills gained in Foundations of Would Management A and learn how to assist clients with complex wound management challenges

$2,400.00

Key facts

Course category
Nursing and Midwifery, Nursing
Options
Option 1 5 August - 7 October 2024 Online (Live)
Duration
10 weeks
Group Bookings
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Prerequisite/s
Current registration with AHPRA as a health professional.
Certification
Certificate of Achievement

Why this course?

Designed for health professionals working in a variety of settings, including primary care, community care, acute care and specialised wound care services, this course builds on the skills and knowledged gained in Foundations of Wound Management A.

 

This course can be used to apply for advanced standing into postgraduate studies in the School of Nursing and Midwifery at La Trobe University.

Why study a short course at La Trobe

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Course content

This course is the second of two courses aimed at health professionals, and it focuses on developing your repertoire of skills aimed at assisting clients with complex wound management challenges. 

 

Case studies and online assessments are used to encourage you to draw from their learning, relevant research and experience to develop a holistic patient wound management plan.

 

Content presented includes the aetiology of the wound and how this impacts on wound decision making of the clinician to meet overall wound management goals.

 

Other topics include: 

  • Review of wound healing physiology
  • Nutrition and wound healing
  • Pain pathways and pain associated with wounds
  • Assessment of a burn patient aetiology
  • Burns management
  • Trauma injury and assessment of a traumatic injury
  • Trauma changes
  • Surgical wound management and innovations
  • Complex acute wound management.

The course is equivalent to 15 credit points at postgraduate level (AQF levels 8/9). Completion of this course will enable you to apply for advanced standing into postgraduate studies in the School of Nursing and Midwifery at La Trobe University.

You’ll learn:

  • To describe the decision-making process in respect to wound closure

  • How to differentiate between the different assessments and managements required for a patient who has been involved in a trauma or burn

  • To recognise how nutrition and pain impacts on the patient with a wound

  • How to apply evidenced based knowledge in the assessment and decision making of a complex patient requiring reconstructive involvement

Your study experience

Delivered online over 10 weeks, with tutor support, the expected time commitment for this course is up to 120 hours (50 hours of guided learning, with the balance being wider reading, consolidation of learning and assessment).

 

Your study commitment will be approximately 1.5 hours per week of in-class engagement, plus an additional hour of independent work. All sessions will be presented live, with the sessions recorded for participants who are unable to attend.

 

There assessment for this course includes:

  • Comprehensive case presentation, using supporting literature (60%)
  • Case reflection (20%)
  • Online quizzes (20%)

To receive a Certificate of Acheivement to submit towards your annual CPD hours, you will be required to meet activity and participation requirements. 

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

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