units

PGW6122

Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Postgraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
OfferedParkville First semester 2012 (Off-campus)
Coordinator(s)Ms Adriana Tiziani

Quota applies

This unit is quota restricted. Selection is on a first-in, first enrolled basis. For more information please contact the faculty at http://www.pharm.monash.edu.au/courses/pg-coursework/contact.html

Synopsis

This unit will explore issues surrounding the development of advanced practice in wound care including ethics, evidence based practice, critical thinking and critical reasoning, reflective practice, cost-effectiveness, client-centred practice and the development of experise and leadership.

Outcomes

At the completion of this unit students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the role of the advanced wound practitioner.
  • Demonstrate the role of evidence based practice wound care in the management of complex wounds.
  • Identify and critically discuss issues surrounding effective planning, implementation and evaluation of interventions for a variety of complex wounds.
  • Critically discuss wound management interventions in light of current research.

Assessment

Clinical portfolio (the clinical portfolio will include 3 case studies focussing on the participant's evidence-based approach to clinical management of complex wounds): 50%
Wound care related teaching session: 10%
Reflective journal (participants will be required to maintain a reflective journal throughout the unit focussing on clinical and professional issues): 20%
Critical review of a wound care related journal article: 10%
Participation in online tutorial discussions: 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Ms Adriana Tiziani

Contact hours

Students are expected to allow 10-12 hours per week over the semester in study time.

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Woundcare

Prerequisites

PGC5001, PGW1101, PGW1102, PGW1103, PGW1104, PGW1105, PGW5106, PGW5108, PGW5127 (VCG5011, VCW1101, VCW1102, VCW1103, VCW1104, VCW1105, VCW1106, VCW1108, VCW1127)

Prohibitions

VCW1122