Created & delivered by The Wound Educator

Hi I'm Lusi and I'm passionate about all things wound care! I am a credentialed Wound Care Clinician and helped establish pharmacy-based Wound Care and Compression clinics in WA. My goal is help more pharmacists provide optimal wound care outcomes and forge a new career pathway.

Included materials

Protocols, latest wound care guidelines & product recommendations

  • Printable protocols to pharmacy-based Wound Care Service delivery

  • Printable Wound assessment-based management template

  • Interviews with Wound Care experts on Skin tears, Burns, Wound infections

Course curriculum

    1. Objectives

    2. Scope of practice of Pharmacy Assistants

    3. The 'ACED' Wound Service model

    4. Our role is to Assess

    5. Our role is to Collaborate

    6. Our role is to Educate

    7. Our role is to Deliver

    8. Clinical decision making

    9. Wound Care Service planning

    10. Documentation & Photography

    11. Dressing Selection

    12. References

    13. Module 1: Quiz

    1. Objectives

    2. Slides for Module 2

    3. Skin composition

    4. Moist wound healing

    5. What's the evidence?

    6. Moisture balance

    7. The role of Exudate

    8. The role of Dressings

    9. The power of Education

    10. Discussion: please submit your response in the Pharmacy Wound Care Community Group

    11. References

    12. Module 2: Quiz

    1. Objectives

    2. Slides for Module 3

    3. Wound bed assessment

    4. Stages of wound healing

    5. Factors affecting healing

    6. Tetanus status

    7. The T.I.M.E framework

    8. T: Tissue

    9. I: Infection (The Infection Continuum)

    10. I: Infection (signs and symptoms)

    11. I: Infection (diagnosis)

    12. M: Moisture

    13. M: Moisture (types of exudate)

    14. E: Edge

    15. Assessment: Periwound, Size & Pain

    16. The T.I.M.E. template

    17. The T.I.M.E assessment tool

    18. Wound bed preparation: TIME in practice

    19. Wound bed preparation: TIME for an update

    20. References

    21. Module 3: Quiz

    1. Objectives

    2. Slides for Module 4

    3. What is Wound Bed Preparation (or wound hygiene)?

    4. Wound cleansing

    5. Wound cleansing examples

    6. Aseptic: clean/standard technique

    7. Demonstration: Wound Cleansing

    8. Antiseptics and the evidence

    9. Non-toxic cleansers

    10. Wound debridement

    11. Biofilms and Antimicrobial stewardship (AMS)

    12. Autolytic/enzymatic debridement

    13. Refashioning wound edge

    14. Dressing application

    15. Advising patients on changing dressings at home

    16. Managing open-but-unused dressings

    17. IWII: Wound Infection in Clinical Practice (2022)

    18. Wounds Australia Aseptic Technique (2018)

    19. Local-infection wound continuum

    20. Convatec: wound hygiene

    21. References

    22. Discussion: Please submit your response in the Pharmacy Wound Care Community Group

    23. Module 4: Quiz

    1. Objectives

    2. Role of pharmacist and team

    3. Dressing selection

    4. The function of dressings

    5. Primary and secondary dressings

    6. Assessment-based management

    7. Exudate management

    8. Goal for 'dry' to 'moist' wounds

    9. Goal and dressings for dry wounds

    10. Hydrogels

    11. Application of hydrogels

    12. Silicone contact layer

    13. Application of silicone contact layer

    14. Goal and dressings for moist wounds

    15. Island dressings

    16. Applying and removing island dressings

    17. Demonstration: Adhesive remover wipe

    18. Application of island dressings

    19. Silicone foam lite (with + without border)

    20. Application of Silicone foam (lite)

    21. Hydrocolloids

    22. Fixation/retention dressings

    23. References

    24. Discussion: Please submit your response in the Pharmacy Wound Care Community Group

    25. Module 5: Quiz

The Wound Care Course for Pharmacists: Part 1 (Online, Self-paced)

  • $350.00

Become a Wound Care Champion now!

This course will give you the tools and steps to starting a Wound Care Service. Evidence-based with SELF-RECORDED CPD points available. Can be completed within 1-2 WEEKS.