Graduate Certificate in Wound Care
Course code: 2982 ~ Course abbreviation: GradCertWoundCare ~ Total credit points required: 24 ~ 1 year part-time ~ Managing faculty: Pharmacy
Study mode and course location
Off-campus (Parkville - P/T only)
This course is designed to provide the knowledge and skills to enable health professionals to effectively manage acute and chronic wounds. The course comprises five core units and 6 points of electives. On completion of the graduate certificate, students who achieve a credit average or above can apply for the Graduate Diploma in Wound Care and/or the Master of Wound Care.
At the completion of the Graduate Certificate in Wound Care students will be able to:
Credit for prior learning
Applicants may apply for advanced standing or credit for previous studies undertaken in the previous 5 years, or recognition of prior learning. The maximum proportion that can be awarded for advanced standing is 50% of the requirements for the award. No more than 25% of the requirements for the award will normally be granted for advanced standing based on the recognition of prior learning. All applications for advanced standing will be considered on an individual basis by the Faculty.
Students are required to complete five core units and 6 points of elective units:
Assessment is by assignments and online activities.
Up to 12 points can be taken as non-award units. On any future enrolment into the award course, credit may be given for any non-award units studied.