Wound Management Training
In a typical hospital setting today, up to 50%1 of beds will be occupied by patients with wounds. In the community, management of wounds takes up over half of all resources2.
The challenge is exacerbated by the varying levels of wound training currently available to healthcare professionals. The result is debilitating personal cost to the patient and a draining economic cost to the system.
To access further education following the completion of these e3learning wound care modules, click on the following web links.
- Government of Western Australia, Department of Health. 2009 WoundsWest wound prevalence survey: key results at a glance. http://www.health.wa.gov.au/woundswest/publications/index.cfm on 11/10/2011
- Posnett J, et al. The resource impact of wounds on healthcare providers in Europe. Journal of Wound Care 2009; 18:154-161