Care of Patient/Low Ext Wounds (NURS-1684)

This course builds on the standardized lower extremity wound care pathway to encourage early identification of client risks for chronic wounds. You will discuss the history of wound care and review the physiology of wound healing. You will learn the causes and symptoms related to various types of lower extremity wounds. Emphasis is on skin assessment, wound identification, and wound management. You will also discuss principles of prevention and management related to nutrition and control of diabetes. Information relevant to specific patient populations is included. An instructor led skills lab will provide you with an opportunity for hands on practice of the skills learned in the online theory. Prerequisite: RN/LPN/RPN (You will be required to provide your license number at time of registration.)
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Start and End DatesFee LocationPIC
September 3, 2019 - November 22, 2019

Students may be required to travel to the mandatory lab.

Registration Deadline: August 26, 2019
March 23, 2020 - June 12, 2020

Students may be required to travel to attend the mandatory lab.

Registration Deadline: March 16, 2020
Saskatchewan Polytechnic reserves the right to revise or cancel programs or make other changes as Saskatchewan Polytechnic deems necessary at any time.

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INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: Please note that if you are an international student studying at Saskatchewan Polytechnic on a student visa (study permit), you will be charged the full international student tuition rate for this course. The tuition charged during this course registration process will be supplemented with an additional international student tuition fee that will be charged directly to your account with Saskatchewan Polytechnic. Thank you.