Find out more about our SkinHEALTH Aged Care & Community Packages

Perineal Care Module

The aim of this online module is to provide you with the theoretical knowledge and understanding that is necessary to identify risks for perineal trauma. The module will also enable you to recognise and repair perineal trauma sustained during childbirth and advise women on how to relieve perineal pain. The Perineal Care Module is suitable…

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Aboriginal Health Practitioner Module

This module has been developed specifically for Aboriginal Health Practitioners (AHPs) to assist them in gaining the knowledge, skill, competence and confidence required to assess and manage patients with wounds, within their scope of practice. The Aboriginal Health Practitioner Module is suitable for all Aboriginal Health Care employees who may look after people with a…

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Pressure Injury Module

This module explores pressure injury assessment, management and prevention strategies including: Completing a pressure injury risk assessment, the tools recommended and how to conduct a skin assessment Classification of pressure injuries using the NPUAP/EPUAP pressure injury classification system and subsequent treatment for each stage of pressure injury The NSQHS Standard 8 preventing and managing pressure…

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Skin Tear Module

This module explores skin tear assessment, management and prevention strategies including: Skin tear risk factors such as advanced age, dependence for activities of daily living, and visible skin changes Maintaining a safe environment and effective handling techniques Classification using the Skin Tear Audit Research (STAR) Tool and dressing product selection. If you would like to…

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Foot Ulcer Module

This module provides foot assessment, management and prevention strategies for foot ulcers including: Foot ulcer epidemiology and the anatomy of the lower leg How to identify an ‘At Risk’ foot and determine differences between neuropathic and arterial ulcers Principles of conservative sharp wound debridement and the impact of diabetes on foot disease. If you would…

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Leg Ulcer Module

This module explores leg ulcer assessment, management and prevention strategies including: Leg anatomy, calf pump physiology and leg ulcer aetiology Comprehensive contra lateral leg assessment Principles of leg ulcer management and correct application of compression bandaging. The Leg Ulcer Module is suitable for students and practicing health professionals wishing to learn about leg ulcer management.…

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Malignant Wound Module

This module explores the assessment and management of malignant wounds including: Skin cancer risk factors especially for Basal and Squamous Cell Carcinomas and Melanomas Characteristics of premalignant skin changes and pre-cancerous lesions Diagnosis and holistic management of the person with a malignant wound. If you would like to purchase this module click here.

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Introduction to Wound Management

This module examines the fundamental principles of wound assessment and management focusing on: Skin anatomy and the physiology of wound healing The different classifications of wound healing and the factors that prevent wounds from healing Bacteria and Biofilms and their effect on wound healing. The Introduction to Wound Management Module is designed to provide health professionals,…

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Fundamentals of Burn Injury Management

This module outlines the emergency treatment of burns and includes the principles of: Burn injury assessment, burn first aid and referral criteria Emergency management of burn patients Burn wound management. The burns module is suitable for all health and student health professionals working with clients/patients who have the potential to or have sustained a burn…

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