Wound management is an ever-present challenge for health professionals as risk factors for acute and chronic wounds become more and more prevalent in the population. Prevention and care planning require a strong foundation in the principles of wound management and evidence-based clinical practice.
This comprehensive online course—newly revised in 2023—provides health professionals with the essential tools to confidently practice evidence-based wound management within an interprofessional team. The course is taught over six weeks, followed by a one-week exam period. You will apply theory using visual case examples, interactive assessments, and collaborative discussion. Expect to spend 4-6 hours of study time each week. The main course concepts include:
assessment and care planning for acute, chronic, and surgical wounds
You will have access to the Orientation to Online Learning course. This self-paced orientation will help prepare you for the Wound Management for Health Professionals Level I online course. The resources and activities in the orientation will help you learn to navigate the online learning platform, access University resources and become confident learning online.
Online learning is when course delivery, and all associated learning activities, take place via the internet. For online learning tips, system requirements and differences between delivery styles, please visit our online learning webpages.
Using mobile devices in online courses
If you are planning on accessing your online courses using a mobile device such as a tablet or a smartphone, please note that not all required course features will be accessible with these devices. To fully function in your online courses, you will need to have access to a computer running Windows or MacOS.
To withdraw from the course, notification must be provided to the course instructor and to administration (firstname.lastname@example.org). A course refund, minus a $95 administration fee, or transfer (subject to the $95 administration fee) will only be provided within 6 calendar days after the course start date. Students who withdraw after that date may be eligible to receive a W transcript status. Students who do not notify the course instructor and administrative staff of their decision not to complete the course will receive a failing grade (F).