Carlisle - Fusehill Street
Mode of study:
Module delivery dates
This module will next run in Carlisle (Fusehill Street campus) with the following delivery dates: 24 January, 14 February. 28 February, 14 March and 11 April 2013.
You will need to attend one of the induction days prior to commencing your first module; these are running in Lancaster on 7 or 8 January 2013 (you only need to attend one date) and in Carlisle on 8 January 2013. If you have studied at the University of Cumbria in the past two years the requirement to attend the induction day may be waived.
Why study with us?
The aim of this module is to prepare you for your roles and responsibilities in relation to tissue viability and the provision of a high quality service. The module will encourage you to link theory to practice through reflection on practice.
NHS Funded Trust Employees only:
After you have decided which module you would like to study, you will need to check that you meet the entry criteria. If this module is to be funded by your employing Trust, the next step is to contact the CPD lead (training manager) at your Trust. They will then ask you to complete the CPD-Apply application. Once this has been authorised by your trust, the University will contact you with further information.
If you intend to fund this by other means, please follow the University’s ‘apply now’ link on the left hand side of this page.
What can this course lead to?
Having completed this module you may wish to bring these 20 credits in to the University Advanced Diploma (UAD) Practice Development: Wound Care. Please discuss this opportunity with the module leader before completion of this module.
Alternatively, you may wish to use this module towards a degree such as the BSc (Hons) Nursing Pracitce or BSc (Hons) Practice Development.
Resources and facilities
We are amongst the UK’s leading health and social care faculties and are proud of the high level of support we are able to offer to our students. We provide a wide range of high-quality courses supported by expert academic and clinical practice staff. If you join us you will enjoy great facilities and learn alongside caring, committed and experienced professionals. Our employment record is excellent.
HLLG6040 Tissue Viability (20 credits at level 6)
Intended Learning Outcomes
On successful completion, you will be able to:
Demonstrate an understanding of the relevant anatomy and physiology and pathological conditions contributing to breaches in tissue viability
Discuss the concept of wound bed preparation
Evaluate the treatment options available to your clients for wound care
Assess and discuss the holistic needs of patients with a variety of specific wounds and demonstrate how these needs can be met using evidence-based practice
Critically review and evaluate your practice in light of current policies and evidence
Anatomy and physiology of the skin and wound healing, wound bed preparation, holistic assessment of patients with wounds, current treatment options, pathophysiology of specific wounds.
Prior successful study at underpinning level
More about levels and credits
Credit and UCAS requirements
Credit: 20 credits
To be eligible to study this module you should be able to apply it to your practice.