Master of Nursing- Wound Management

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Master of Nursing -Wound Management

This subject provides the student with an opportunity to understand the foundation concepts that underpin effective wound management. It is recommended for health professionals working in a variety of settings including primary care, community care, acute care and specialised wound care services. Case studies are used to encourage students to draw, from relevant research and theory, to design and implement wound management plans. Content presented includes the influence of molecular and cellular activities on the physiology of the skin, common aetiologies including: chronic venous insufficiency; peripheral ischemia; diabetes, autoimmune disease, burns and malnutrition; the impact of wounding on the psychological and social status of the client; and contemporary interventions including wound bed preparation, dressing selection, nutrition supplementation and physiological support.

 

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