This comprehensive blended learning course centers on the development of clinical skills and knowledge supportive of working with advanced-practice wound care.
The eight-week online segment focuses on:
high risk foot
The importance of additional patient factors including co-morbid conditions, psychosocial issues and resource considerations will be addressed.
In the on-campus workshop (required) you will get to practice your skills, including debridement, and present information on a wound care product you researched during the online component of the course.
Distinguish pathophysiology and staging of pressure ulcers and identify risk factors.
Identify, stage and assess lymphedema and lipedema to develop an intervention plan.
Evaluate diabetic foot ulcers, signs and symptoms requiring intervention and differentiate ulcer characteristics to facilitate clinical review.
Consider characteristics of malignant wounds, the impact of cancer treatment and potential problems associated.
Assess wounds to determine need for debridement and identify risks associated.
Conduct patient and wound assessment including vascular status, anatomical risk and environmental factors.
Demonstrate awareness of initial burn management principles and appropriate consultation for providing safe care.
This is a summary of the learning objectives. Please contact our office for a complete listing.
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 II 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.
This course may be available online. Students login to the course and communicate with the instructor and fellow students via the Internet. All assignments and course activities are submitted electronically to the course instructor.
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.
Refunds are subject to an administrative fee of $130 up until the start of the course. No refund will be issued after the start of this course.