6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL
Postgraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
This unit is quota restricted. Selection is on a first-in, first enrolled basis. For more information please contact the faculty at http://www.monash.edu.au/pharm/future/contact/
- Summer semester A 2017 (On-campus block of classes)
- Winter semester 2017 (On-campus block of classes)
- Previously coded PGW5127
- For postgraduate coursework pharmacy discontinuation dates, please see http://www.pharm.monash.edu.au/students/pg-coursework/unit-discontinuation-dates.html
This is a one week unit conducted on-campus. This program includes clinical observation in Melbourne metropolitan wound clinics and a series of presentations and workshops on specific practical wound skills including vascular assessment, measurement of ankle-brachial pressure index (ABPI) using Doppler, debridement of wounds, compression bandaging, offloading pressure and dressing product selection.
At the completion of this unit students will be able to:
- Critically appraise the role of the multidisciplinary team within the wound care setting.
- Integrate advanced knowledge, problem solving and current best evidence in formulating wound management plans.
- Develop and implement a multi-disciplinary approach in the management of a patient with a wound.
- Reflect critically on wound care management practices.
- Communicate effectively with peers and patients on wound care related issues.
Reflective journal: 40% (comprised of wound clinics observations 20% and own practice reflection 20%) (hurdle)
Patient assessment case study (oral): 25% (hurdle)
Patient assessment case study (written): 25% (hurdle)
Participant performance in class activities: 10% (hurdle)
Off-campus attendance requirements
One week conducted on-campus Parkville, in Winter semester (June) or Summer semester A (November).
This unit applies to the following area(s) of study