In this program, students will focus on the prevention and management of patients with an acute or chronic wounds; patients with an ostomy (gastro-intestinal or genito-urinary diversion for feeding or drainage of effluent, or a tracheostomy for respiratory function), and patients with urinary or faecal incontinence. Students will have the opportunity to combine learning from the applied clinical sciences to the practice context. Nurses who wish to specialise in the area to be competent in all aspects of wound, ostomy and continence practice are encouraged to apply. Graduate Certificate in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Practice – sample timetable is downloadable.
This course aims to create awareness on how management can reduce risk in the workplace. By the end of the course, students will understand the legal duties placed on individuals and organisations, the consequences of failing to manage health and safety and the positive impact that good health and safety can have on the bottom line.