HBD3103 - Chemistry for Dermal Sciences
HBD3104 - Dermal Sciences 3
HBD3001 - Dermal Skills 1
|1.||Evaluate mechanisms and biology of skin injury, repair and regeneration and contextualise this with Dermal Science and Therapy;|
|2.||Interrogate scientific principles for treatment modalities and interventions used to maintain skin health and in skin repair and regeneration;|
|3.||Evaluate current evidence and best practice in managing skin health, repair and regeneration;|
|4.||Reflect on the role of the Dermal Clinician in the interprofessional management of skin health, repair and regeneration;|
|5.||Examine problem based scenarios and propose evidence based strategies.|
|Case Study||Analysis of a case study x 3 (20mins each)||30%|
|Report||Written analysis of a research topic paper (1000 words)||30%|
|Presentation||Group Oral Presentation focused on patient education (20mins duration)||40%|
Wound care: a collaborative practice manual for health professionals. 4th ed.
Sussman, C., & Bates-Jensen, B.M. (2012)
Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer health/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
Electrotherapy: Evidence based practice 12th ed.
Watson, T. (2008)
Lymphedema: a concise compendium of theory and practice 2nd ed.
Lee, B-B., Rockson, S.G., & Bergan, J. (2018)
Cham, Switzerland: Springer
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