Providing Wound Care

Pressure Care and Wound Management

This high intensity program is delivered by AHPRA Registered Nurses.

Support staff may work with people who require assistance with pressure care and wound management. Although support staff are able to provide basic wound care, all wound care assessments and care plans are created and overseen by a registered nurse.

Course outcome:

Demonstrate the knowledge and skills to

  • Recognise risk and symptoms of pressure
  • Identify when to refer to health practitioner
  • Follow plan instructions to inspect and replace dressings under health practitioner supervision and as per the wound management plan
  • Understand common skin integrity risks
  • Common indications of infection and required response
  • Implications of prolonged or worsening infection
  • Purpose and methods for positioning and turning to manage pressure and choking risks
  • Implications of wound management for delivering daily support activities such as showering, toileting, mealtime assistance and mobility

This program is benchmarked against the NDIS skill descriptors and practice standards. Fun and engaging, this program ensures staff members complete the program with the knowledge and foundational skills to support clients according to the NDIS skill descriptors and practice standards.

Our programs are useful for audit, registration, and re-registration purposes. Certificate of completion provided by the Director of Clinical Education – Registered Nurse.

Online theory followed by practical workshops at our Gold Coast Laboratory. Our Clinical Nurse Educators are also able to travel to Brisbane, Logan, Ipswich, Sunshine Coast, Redlands, Cairns, Townsville, and anywhere in Queensland.

These programs are usually delivered to groups. Contact us today for a quote.

Course Information

  • Duration

    3.5 Hours

  • Online Theory

    1.5 Hours

  • Practical

    2 Hours

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