This Course is By Invitation Only

Basic Wound Care

St Luke’s Hospital (SLH)

About this course

The Basic Wound Care Course has been designed to equip the Community Care Sector with relevant information pertaining to wound care management knowledge. You will be required to complete all elearning modules prior to your F2F lesson. Total 12 hours of elearning and 4 hours of F2F facilitation.

Topic 1: Skin Facts (Self-paced elearning 4 hours)

Topic 2: Skin Tears (Self-paced elearning 4 hours)

Topic 3: Management of Pressure Injuries and Moisture Associated Skin Damage (Self-paced elearning 4 hours)

Topic 4: F2F session with your facilitator at a designated date and time, 4 hours.

The modules will start with a recall of the anatomy and physiology of the integumentary system to detailed assessment of ageing skin and exploring the common skin conditions plaguing the elderly patients and finally rounding off with exploring different prevention methods/ products commonly used. Participants must complete their elearning before attending the F2F lesson.

What you will learn

On completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe relevant knowledge and skills to provide skin care and maintenance of skin health for patients.
  • Describe evidence-based care in assessment, prevention and management of pressure injury.
  • Distinguish between the available wound care products.
  • Apply tips and techniques learnt to provide holistic wound care for patients.

Course Writer/Instructor

Instructor Course Staff

Course Staff

Kavitha D/O Sanmugam is an Advanced Practice Nurse at St Luke’s Hospital. Kavitha has attained her Masters’ in Nursing from NUS in 2017 as well as an Advanced Diploma in Medical/Surgical in 2011. She has completed WOCN Certification in 2019. She is experienced in managing NPWT wounds and have conducted Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) workshops.

Instructor Course Staff

Course Staff

Caroline Tan is an Assistant Nurse Clinician at St Luke’s Hospital. Caroline has been specialising in Wound management and prevention in geriatrics (pressure injury, skin tears) for the past 6 years. Her area of expertise is in managing surgical dehiscence, diabetic wounds/ulcers, Management of Moisture Associated Skin Damage (MASD) such as Incontinence Associated Dermatitis (IAD), Periwound Moisture Associated Dermatitis (PMAD). She is also versatile in manual wound debridement and Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) dressings.

  • Start: Available Now
  • Length: 16 hours
  • Fee: S$363.80 (including GST)
  • Course Provider: St Luke’s Hospital (SLH)
  • Subject: Health Care
  • Language: English
  • Platform: Open edX

Ms Revathi Naidu

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