Complex Wound Care Support Training

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This wound care microcredential aims to provide support workers with the essential skills and knowledge regarding different types of wounds. This information will assist support workers to recognise wounds which require review and be able to identify and report common wound complications.

The trainer will discuss how to recognise those at risk of developing a pressure injury and implement appropriate prevention and/or management strategies. Students will learn about the risk factors associated with pressure injury development, the classification stages of pressure injuries, common strategies to prevent pressure injury development and how to manage pressure injuries.

This complex care training is competency based. To receive a Statement of Competence, participants must satisfactorily complete an assessment of knowledge and skills. This course is consistent with the NDIS High Intensity Support Skills Descriptor for Complex Wound Care Support.

Learning Objectives

  • All Delivery Options:

  • Basic knowledge of the structure and function of the skin

  • Recognise the strategies to help minimise pressure injuries occurring

  • Outline the risk factors for developing a pressure injury

  • Explain the difference between simple, acute, complex and chronic wounds

  • List some of the causes of impaired wound healing

  • Delivery Options 2 and 3 Only:

  • Demonstrate in a simulated environment the correct aseptic technique for a wound dressing

Delivery Mode
Option 1: 2 hours and 30 minutes live online training and knowledge assessment
Option 2: 3 hours live online training with knowledge and skills assessment
Option 3: 2 hours and 30 minutes face-to-face training with knowledge and skills assessment

Qualification Issued
Option 1: Complex Wound Care Support : Live Online Training and Knowledge Assessment (Statement of Completion)
Option 2: Complex Wound Care Support : Live Online Training with Knowledge and Skills Assessment (Statement of Competence)
Option 3: Complex Wound Care Support : Face-to-Face Training with Knowledge and Skills Assessment (Statement of Competence)

More About This Course
We select our Premium Health trainers and assessors carefully. All are nurses with appropriate qualifications, technical expertise and experience in the health care, emergency first aid and education sectors. This enables them to provide you with quality training which is grounded in direct experience and knowledge of the field.

Premium Health offers both face-to-face delivery and online live training and assessment. Courses are available onsite at your venue, online Australia wide or at our public course venue.

Public Dates

Our public training option includes skills-based assessment using an equipment pack. This pack will be shipped to your nominated address prior to the training and must be brought to the session. To allow for shipment lead times, enrolments for this course will close 17 days prior to course commencement. Please book in advance to avoid disappointment.

Public training dates are typically released 3 months in advance. If sessions for your preferred training period are not yet available, we encourage you to revisit our website at a later date. Please note the below pricing is inclusive of GST.

Course TitleTraining BeginsSeats LeftPrice
Complex Wound Care Support : Live Online Training with Knowledge and Skills Assessment
Pathway: 3 hours live online training and assessment
Tue, 11 Jun 2024
9:00am - 12:00pm
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Premium Health were fast, flexible and willing to assist at all times, we changed sessions from face-to-face (on-site) to video conferencing for all of our people. This was a great achievement and provided a great outcome.

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