Run by School of Health Sciences
20 Credits or 10 ECTS Credits
Semester 1 & 2
Organiser: Mrs Jo Jones
Overall aims and purpose
Suitable for Podiatrists, Paramedics Registered Nurses from all settings/disciplines including Private Sector
The aim is to facilitate learning regarding wounds and wound healing in context to the students area of practice. The cost of wound care including financial, social and individual costs will be explored. Factors influencing wound healing, dressing techniques and selection and ANTT vs Clean wound care will be included. This module will be delivered online using a range of platforms and resources and with real time lecturer input and may contain some elements of blended learning.
Anatomy, physiology & function of the skin Skin throughout the life span Wound Types (acute, traumatic and chronic) with a focus on specific areas of practice e.g older people, surgical, podiatry, children and young people Wound Healing and associated factors Wound Assessment Dressing Selection ANNT vs Clean Care Planning and documentation (related to SMART ) Pressure Ulceration Prevention and Management with a focus on specific areas of practice Holistic care of patients with wounds Ethical and Legal issues Referral to specialist services
C- to C+ Demonstrates some understanding of the facts and principles specific to the topics covered in the module. Demonstrates some understanding and demonstration of application and process of appropriate tissue viability issues and management and with some identification of wound health promotion/pressure ulceration prevention. Written work contains limited computational errors. Demonstrates some accurate arguments with some original interpretation and with some relevant links to theory and practice. Referencing in text and reference list in APA style will contain few errors.
B- to B+ A very good understanding of the facts and principles specific to the topics covered in this module and the outcomes being assessed
A- to A* Demonstrates comprehensive understanding of the facts and principles specific to the topics covered in the module. Demonstrates comprehensive understanding and demonstration of application and process of appropriate tissue viability assessment and management and with wide evidence of and identification of wound health promotion/pressure ulceration prevention strategies. Written work contains minor computational errors. Demonstrates accurate and original arguments with comprehensive interpretation and with highly relevant links to theory and practice. Referencing in text and reference list in APA style will not contain errors.
D- to D+ Basic understanding of the facts and principles specific to the topics covered in the module. Basic understanding and demonstration of application and process of appropriate tissue viability issues and managements and with limited identification of wound health promotion/pressure ulceration prevention. Written work does not contain a large number of computational errors. Demonstrate an attempt to present relevant links to theory and practice. Referencing in text and reference list in APA style will or may contain some errors.
LO1 Demonstrate systematic knowledge and understanding of differing types of wounds and factors affecting wound healing in patients.
LO 2 Demonstrate analysis through reflection and evaluation of wound management in relation to area of practice
LO3 Demonstrate ability to assess and manage wounds using evidence based practice.
LO4 Identify potential improvements to management and delivery of tissue viability in relation to area of practice.
|CASE STUDY||Case Study Review||
Students will case choose from a selection of case studies study and write an essay using the case studies address learning outcomes 1 and 3. 1) Demonstrate a systematic knowledge and understanding of differing wounds and factors affecting wound healing in patients 3) Demonstrate ability to assess and manage wounds using evidence based practice
|INDIVIDUAL BLOG||Reflective Blog||
Students are required to write a reflective blog which addresses the requirements of learning outcomes 2 and 4
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Supervision for assignment guidance delivered online
30 hours of lectures delivered either online or a blended approach with some classroom and some online based sessions.
Participate in workshops related to wound management
164 hours private study to access the web based elements of delivery for this course, utilising the blackboard platform and other online platforms such as Teams and Zoom to engage in activities and participate in formative and summative work.
- Literacy - Proficiency in reading and writing through a variety of media
- Numeracy - Proficiency in using numbers at appropriate levels of accuracy
- Computer Literacy - Proficiency in using a varied range of computer software
- Self-Management - Able to work unsupervised in an efficient, punctual and structured manner. To examine the outcomes of tasks and events, and judge levels of quality and importance
- Exploring - Able to investigate, research and consider alternatives
- Information retrieval - Able to access different and multiple sources of information
- Inter-personal - Able to question, actively listen, examine given answers and interact sensitevely with others
- Critical analysis & Problem Solving - Able to deconstruct and analyse problems or complex situations. To find solutions to problems through analyses and exploration of all possibilities using appropriate methods, rescources and creativity.
- Safety-Consciousness - Having an awareness of your immediate environment, and confidence in adhering to health and safety regulations
- Presentation - Able to clearly present information and explanations to an audience. Through the written or oral mode of communication accurately and concisely.
- Teamwork - Able to constructively cooperate with others on a common task, and/or be part of a day-to-day working team
- Mentoring - Able to support, help, guide, inspire and/or coach others
- Caring - Showing concern for others; caring for children, people with disabilities and/or the elderly
- Management - Able to utilise, coordinate and control resources (human, physical and/or financial)
- Argument - Able to put forward, debate and justify an opinion or a course of action, with an individual or in a wider group setting
- Self-awareness & Reflectivity - Having an awareness of your own strengths, weaknesses, aims and objectives. Able to regularly review, evaluate and reflect upon the performance of yourself and others
- Leadership - Able to lead and manage, develop action plans and objectives, offer guidance and direction to others, and cope with the related pressures such authority can result in
Subject specific skills
Wound assessment Wound Management Dressing selection
Resource implications for students
Access to internet in order to complete online learning elements Reading materials
Talis Reading listhttp://readinglists.bangor.ac.uk/modules/nhs-3150.html
Dealey, C. (2012). The Care of Wounds: A Guide for Nurses . Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell
Edwards- Jones, V. (2016).Essential Microbiology for Wound Care Paperback . Oxford: Oxford University Press
Flanagan, M. (2013). Wound Healing and Skin Integrity: Principles and Practice. Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell
Gawkrodger , D.,Ardern-Jones, M. (2016) Dermatology: An Illustrated Colour Text, (6th ed). London: Elsevier.
Peate, I., Stephens, M. (2019) Wound Care at a Glance, (2nd Ed). Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell
Advances in Skin and Wound Care online journal ( Via Bangor University Library at https://browzine.com/libraries/1613/journals/30018/issues/current
British Journal of Dermatology online journal ( Via Bangor University Library at https://browzine.com/libraries/1613/journals/11584/issues/current?sort=title
British National Formulary https://bnf.nice.org.uk/wound-management/
European pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel https://www.epuap.org/
Journal of Wound Care (Via Bangor University library, full text versions available pre 2015 at https://browzine.com/libraries/1613/journals/39340/issues/current
Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing ( Via Bangor University library at https://browzine.com/libraries/1613/journals/29836/issues/current?sort=title
World Wide Wounds http://www.worldwidewounds.com/
Wound Care Today https://www.woundcare-today.com/index.php