Deliver higher-quality patient care by developing your existing wound-management skills. Focus on wounds at cellular level, including factors which promote or prevent healing. Make informed decisions about care strategies and advanced wound-healing technologies. Add depth to your existing skillset, and enhance your career prospects in the process.
You’ll be a registered nurse, health visitor, midwife or other healthcare professional working in a hospital, community or commercial setting. Wound management will already form a significant part of your workload. You’ll be looking to deepen your clinical and technological understanding, enhance your patient-care skills, and advance your career prospects.
You’ll focus on the healing of wounds at cellular level, enabling you to assess wounds arising from different causes within your own clinical setting. You’ll learn to critically appraise and make informed decisions about the use of different care strategies (generally and for individual patients) as well as advanced wound-healing technologies.
Our course features a mixture of lectures, student-led seminars and problem-based learning over the course of eight study days. It's taught by an inter-professional team including a senior lecturer in wound management, a nurse consultant, and others from practice and our University. You’ll be assessed through a 4,000-word coursework essay plus an exam featuring 30 multiple-choice questions. There is a compulsory half-day attendance for the exam.
Registered nurses, health visitors, midwives or other healthcare professionals who are employed in a hospital, community or commercial setting. You should manage wounds as a significant part of your workload.
You are required to attend all study dates and the compulsory assessment morning, in order to successfully complete the module.
The Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education is the largest provider of health, social care and education courses in the East of England, with over 6,000 students from more than 20 countries.
With 95% of our students finding full-time employment within six months of graduating, you can be sure that our courses have been designed with your career in mind. We’ve been educating nurses, midwives and social workers for over 25 years.
At the cutting edge of research, we offer a range of internationally recognised undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses taught by friendly, supportive and experienced staff. With over 150 research students across our three doctoral programmes (PhD; DProf and EdD), we provide the multi-disciplinary perspective and potential for academic debate that reflects our position as a leader in practitioner-focused and practice-led research studies.
Designed to enhance your learning experience, our facilities include state-of-the-art simulated skills laboratories that mirror real-life clinical situations and UK hospital wards. Our students also benefit from our Early Childhood Research and Resource Centre; a space in which they can experiment with equipment and play activities.
You’ll study in an exciting, modern faculty which has strong links with regional, national and international organisations, including healthcare trusts, social services, local and regional authorities, schools and academic institutions.
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