Wound Care Course
Course ContentStudent learning objectives:
- Describe the role of a wound care nurse,
- Detail the anatomy and physiology of skin.
- Differentiate between acute and chronic wounds.
- Describe the etiology, risk factors, appearance, and treatment modalities for venous, arterial, diabetic and pressure wounds.
- Discuss the various available dressings and their appropriate use.
- Perform an ankle-brachial index.
- Perform a basic wound assessment.