Course Title: Apply principles of wound management in the clinical environment

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5365 Diploma of Nursing

Course Title: Apply principles of wound management in the clinical environment

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 45

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

NURS5381C

City Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2018,
Term2 2018,
Term1 2019,
Term2 2019,
Term1 2021

NURS5382C

Bundoora Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2018,
Term2 2018,
Term1 2019,
Term2 2019

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

NURS5382C

Bundoora Campus

TAFE

174T School of VE Engineering, Health & Science

Face-to-Face or Internet

VE 2018 (NH17)

Course Contact: Rosemarie Russell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 7478

Course Contact Email: rosemarie.russell@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This course describes the skills and knowledge required to apply contemporary wound management principles to the care of various types of wounds. It involves working with the interdisciplinary health care team to contribute to assessment, treatment and ongoing management of a person’s wounds.

 

This course applies to enrolled nursing work carried out in consultation and collaboration with registered nurses, and under supervisory arrangements aligned to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia regulatory authority legislative requirements.

 

This course includes a Work Integrated Learning experience in which your knowledge and skills will be applied and assessed in a real or simulated workplace context and where feedback from industry and/or community is integral to your experience.


This course includes clinical placement.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

There are no pre-requisites for this unit of competency.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTENN006 Apply principles of wound management in the clinical environment

Elements:

1. Apply protocols for wound assessment.

2. Assess impact of wound on a person, family or carer.

3. Contribute to planning care for a person with a wound.

4. Undertake clinical nursing care in implementing wound care strategies.

5. Apply contemporary wound management strategies to complex or challenging wounds.

6. Assist in evaluating outcomes of nursing actions.


Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

This assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including written, oral, practical tasks and activities.

 

You will be asked to personally demonstrate to your teacher/assessor the practical skills gained during this course to the relevant industry standards. Assessment activities will occur throughout this course and feedback will be provided at regular intervals