Nursing : The introductory principles of assessment and evidence-informed management of chronic and acute wounds in the clinical and community setting. Pressure ulcers, venous leg ulcers, wound infections, wound care products, compression and other types of chronic wounds will be covered along with appropriate treatment options. Nutrition and healing factors will also be explored. The expanded professional and legal scope practice and the role of the multidisciplinary team in managing complex wound care and patient and family teaching and education strategies to support health and healing will be foundational.
Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2023-2024 academic year.
Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2023-2024 academic year.
**Due to the length of the clinical course, add/drop is the eleventh lecture day and withdrawal is the fifteenth lecture day.
*In order to secure placement in clinical course, the add/drop is March 30, 2021 which is before the start of the course.