With online education, you can complete courses without attending the university. Our online courses include web-based learning. All courses have an official start and completion date. The instructor facilitates weekly learning objectives and course work, and all assignments are submitted online. Once you register for our online courses you have access to the Orientation to Online Learning course, a self-paced orientation to help you to familiarize yourself with Moodle, our online learning platform. Please see the Online Learning section of our website for more information.
Wound Management Level I is completed entirely online. Wound Management Level II follows a blended learning model. It has a one-day, on-campus workshop after eight weeks of online learning that enables you to participate in hands-on learning activities and demonstrate your skills for assessment.
Our instructors are chosen based on their educational background and relevant career experience. They are experienced wound care clinicians with extensive experience in wound management within the multidisciplinary team.
You'll need a computer running Windows or Mac OS. You'll also need a reliable Internet connection with an up-to-date web browser using the latest version of the browser. For more information, view our Computer system requirements page for full details.
Two weeks before your course starts, you will receive an email with login information and details about ordering your textbook. Both a print version and an ebook of the textbook are available. If you live within the Victoria area, you can pick up a printed textbook in person if you prefer. For information on the UVic Bookstore, visit their website.
Yes, you have the same access to the library as all students at the University of Victoria. The library has both online and on-site tutorials to help you familiarize yourself with the system. Check the library website for a description of the full range of services available.
Evaluation in Wound Management Level I consists of five quizzes, a written assignment, and a final exam, all completed online. Wound Management Level II has quizzes and an online exam as well as a short written report which is submitted to the instructor and presented to your classmates at the workshop. You will also record and submit a video of yourself performing a skill demonstration.
You must achieve 75% or greater in Wound Management Level I to receive a Micro-certificate and move on to Level II. A mark of 75% or greater is also required to pass and receive the Micro-certificate for Level II.