This module aims to enable students to build upon their knowledge of wounds in their clinical field and identify the complexity of their management in today’s modern healthcare system. This module will enable students to develop critical thinking when considering wound care options both in the acute and community setting, enhancing their confidence in their ability to provide holistic, individualised care within their professional scope of practice.
This is a part-time course for any registered healthcare professional wanting to develop knowledge and skills to enhance wound care in their clinical environment.
What you will study
- Assessment of wounds
- Wound healing & associated factors
- Acute wounds
- Chronic wounds
- Pressure ulcers
- Dressing types & choice
- Challenging/complex wounds
- Decision-making & safeguarding
- Associated symptoms (e.g. pain)
This is a part time stand-alone module aimed at students wishing to gain greater knowledge in the field of wound care. The core elements of wound care will be explored through a variety of teaching styles and outside specialist speakers will be accessed to encourage wider learning.