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Course code

GCUA700

Level

7

Credits

5.0

Estimated hours

50.0

To enable Registered Nurses to further develop their knowledge and practice in leg ulcer assessment

Learning outcomes

apply knowledge of the physiology of leg ulceration.

use theoretical knowledge in the assessment of leg ulcers.

document how to analyse a client's history and undertake the relevant physical examination to determine appropriate leg ulcer management strategies

critically evaluate wound assessment practices and technologies

critically evaluate history and examination findings to make judgments re nursing intervention or referral

critique guidelines for best practice for leg ulcer management