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Wound Management Courses

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Higher Education

Postgraduate Studies in Wound Care: Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma & Masters of Wound Care

Contact: Postgraduate Course Coordinator
Monash University (Parkville),
381 Royal Parade,
Parkville 3052
Victoria, Australia

Phone: (03) 9903 9509
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.monash.edu.au/pharm/

Short Courses


Level 1 Lymphoedema Course 

Hosting Organisation: Lymphoedema Education Solutions

Location: Melbourne, Victoria

Face-to-face dates block 1: 8 – 11 September 2020
Face-to-face dates block 2: 6 – 9 October 2020
Time: 8:00am – 5:30pm
Location: The Tudor Box Hill

Brief Course Synopsis:
The Level 1 lymphoedema course provides the practitioner with the opportunity to develop their knowledge, skills and clinical reasoning in the management of uncomplicated lymphoedema. Each practitioner brings with them a wealth of knowledge in assessing and managing a variety of health conditions. This course will utilise and expand upon their current knowledge and skills to facilitate their learning experience. It is hoped on completion it will have stimulated and enticed the practitioner to further explore various aspects of lymphoedema management and their role as a lymphoedema practitioner. 

Target Audience: Registered Nurses, Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists and Medical Prcatitioners 

Course Level:Certificate of Completion (includes assessment component) 
Delivery Method:
Face to face
Distance education

Contact: Maree O’Connor
E: [email protected]
W: lymphoedemaeducation.com.au/lymphoedema-education-solutions/courses/become-a-lymphoedema-practitioner-level-1/

Ausmed – Wound Management – The Next Step

Hosting Organisation: Ausmed Education

Location / Dates/ Venues: This seminar is held regularly throughout the year in many cities throughout Australia. For more details please visit our website. (www.ausmed.com.au/course/basic-wound-care)

Brief Course Synopsis: This seminar aims to teach nurses and other health professionals (e.g. pharmacists, doctors) who work in clinical practice, up-to-date, evidence-based care and management of people who experience complex wound pathologies. This more advanced seminar also familiarises nurses and other health professionals with a range of assessment tools that can be useful to determine the aetiology of a wound and how to use assessment findings to implement the latest evidence based care.

Target Audience: Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses and Registered Midwives
Course Level:
Certificate of Attendance
Delivery Method: Face to Face

Contact Details:
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 03 9326 8101
Website: www.ausmed.com.au/course/wound-management-the-next-step-2014-program

Ausmed – Wound Management and Skin Integrity

Hosting Organisation: Ausmed Education

Location / Dates/ Venues: This seminar is held regularly throughout the year in many cities throughout Australia. For more details please visit our website. (www.ausmed.com.au/course/basic-wound-care)

Brief Course Synopsis: The aim of this foundational wound care program is to provide nurses in the clinical setting with the latest information on best practice care in wound management, including wound assessment, pathophysiology, dressing selection and evaluation of healing. Wound Management and Skin Integrity is an essential seminar for nurses, pharmacists and other health professionals.

Target Audience: Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses and Registered Midwives
Course Level:
Certificate of Attendance
Delivery Method: Face to Face

Contact Details:
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 03 9326 8101
Website: www.ausmed.com.au/course/basic-wound-care

Wound Management in the Primary Health Care Setting 

Hosting Organisation:The Benchmarque Group

Location / Dates/ Venues: Choose your date & time: Group Bookings
Choose the time that suits your group. 
Venue of your choice: We deliver the course at your chosen site. 

Brief Course Synopsis: The Benchmarque Group Wound management program covers a comprehensive care plan with consideration of all factors contributing to and affecting the wound and the patient. 

This one-day workshop includes the following topics: 
– Aseptic dressing change
– Wound types:
– Skin tears
– Surgical wounds
– Burns
– Lacerations and Abrasions
– Practical Session
– Case Studies

These skills and knowledge acquired in this 40 hour program include:
– A detailed Anatomy and physiology related to wound management including medical terminology and pathophysiology
– Chain of infection
– Compliance with current infection control practices and guidelines
– Confidentiality and privacy
– Documentation principles
– Historical development of contemporary wound management strategies
– Pharmocodynamics and pharmokinetics

Apply professional standards of practice:
– Take into account opportunities to address waste minimisation, environmental responsibility and sustainable practice issues
– Undertake wound assessment
– Use wound care techniques – asepsis, debridement, packing a wound, specimen collection, wound cleansing
– Undertake infection control risk assessment in relation to clients and self.

The program is delivered as a one day face to face workshop with students completing a post course assessment portfolio.

Delivery of Course: One (1) Day face to face + Self Directed Learning Package This Wound Management course is available for group bookings only.

Target Audience: Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses
Delivery Method: Face to Face

Contact Details: Nicole Wheals 
Email:[email protected]
Phone: 1300 855 568
46 Dover Street
Cremorne Victoria 3121 

Website: www.benchmarquegroup.com.au/course/apply-principles-of-wound-management-in-the-clinical-environment/ 

HEMI Advanced Wound Management Courses 

Hosting Organisation: HEMI Australia Pty Ltd 

Dates: Various
Time: Various
Location: Various Locations through out Australia

Brief Course Synopsis: HEMI Wound Management Courses are well recognised for their innovative educational approach to the management of wounds and tissue repair. A range of courses set out to improve wound care by exploring the pathophysiology of wound and tissue repair, determining the principles of wound healing, examining the latest techniques in wound healing and tissue repair, expanding knowledge of wound pharmaceuticals, dressings and bandages.

Some courses also provide upskilling in wound debridement, biopsy techniques and suturing. All courses are conducted in a collegiate environment where discussion and mutual support is emphasized and the attendee is encouraged to actively participate in the interactions to ensure maximum benefit at an individual level.

HEMI courses target nurses with experience in wound management, wound specialist nurses, nurse educators, nurse practitioners, podiatrists and other health professionals involved in wound management. 

Senior Faculty speaker will be Professor Donald MacLellan BSc MD MBA FRACS 

Please visit our website www.hemi-australia.com for further information and course registration

Target Audience: RN’s Nurse Practitioners, Practice Nurses, GP’s, Podiatrists & JMO’s 
Course Level:
Certificate of Attendance
Delivery Method: Face to face 

Contact Details: Robyn Ridings
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 0450 445 201
Website: www.hemi-australia.com

Wound Management Education Consultancies

Hosting Organisation: RDNS SA Ltd

Location: South Australia
Negotiated to suit
: I come to you

Brief Course Synopsis: RDNS wound education consultancies provides flexible, on-site delivery of wound management education tailored to meet your needs. Sessions are delivered by Sue Templeton, Nurse Practitioner Wound Management. Choose from a wide range of topics. Country consultancies can be negotiated.  

Target Audience: Nurses, General Practitioners
Course Level:
Certificate of Attendance 
Delivery Method: Face to face

Contact Details: Sue Templeton
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 1300 364 264

World of Wounds/LaTrobe University

Courses Offered:

  • Wound Fundamentals (one day) course
  • Wounds Comprehensive (four day) course
  • Wound Debridement Workshop (one day) course
  • Custom designed education is also available

All courses are run at the Alfed Clinical School, Alfred Hospital Melbourne. Please see the link for further information; www.worldofwounds.com

Contact: Melinda Brooks
Coordinator: Wound Education
World of Wounds – Latrobe University
Melbourne, Victoria 3086

Phone: 0433 254 696
Email: [email protected]
Web: www.worldofwounds.com

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