Course Title: Apply principles of wound management

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5417 Diploma of Nursing

Course Title: Apply principles of wound management

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 60

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Important Information:

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Course Contact: Rosemarie Russell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 7478

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



Course Description

In this course you will learn the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to apply contemporary wound management principles to the care of persons with various types of wounds. It involves working with the registered nurse within the multidisciplinary health care team to contribute to the assessment, treatment and ongoing management of wounds.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Nil



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

HLTENN039 Apply principles of wound management

Elements:

1. Prepare for wound care management.

2. Contribute to development and implementation of a wound plan of care.

3. Assess and document wound and wound care plan.

4. Apply wound management strategies to wounds.

5. Assist in evaluating outcomes of nursing actions.


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements. 


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through participation in class exercises, oral/written presentations and through the application of learned skills and insights. Full assessment briefs will be provided and can be found on CANVAS.