|1.||Investigate infectious processes and evaluate infectious control methods employed in a health care setting;|
|2.||Analyse risks involved in managing wounds that can complicate healing and cause adverse outcomes and provide management strategies;|
|3.||Assess and classify a variety of wounds;|
|4.||Present patient care plans in the role as dermal clinician for the assessment and management of wounds;|
|5.||Consult with health care professionals and coordinate referral to health practitioners in the care of clients with wounds;|
|6.||Adapt knowledge and treatment techniques within the scope of the dermal clinician to client scenarios.|
|Presentation||Oral Presentation (10-15 minutes, 1000 words)||20%|
|Practicum||Practical Assessment (45 minutes)||35%|
|Assignment||Written Assignment (2000 words)||45%|
Microbiology and infection control for health professionals 4th ed.
Bishop. P. & Lee. G. (2009)
Frenchs Forest, NSW: Pearson Education.
Wound Care: A collaborative practice manual for health professionals 4th ed.
Sussman. C & Bates-Jensen. B (2013)
Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins.
Where to next?
Study a single unit
This unit may be available as a single unit of study.
Find out more about how to apply for single units of study at VU.
VU takes care to ensure the accuracy of this unit information, but reserves the right to change or withdraw courses offered at any time. Please check that unit information is current with the Student Contact Centre.