University of Huddersfield - Tissue Viability and Wound Management Distance Learning Masters

University of Huddersfield

Tissue Viability and Wound Management Distance Learning Masters

This course is aimed at health or social care professionals who would like to gain or enhance their knowledge of tissue viability and wound management. It offers you the opportunity to develop an understanding of the complex body of knowledge in relation to tissue viability and wound management. This level of knowledge and skills will help reduce unwarranted variations in clinical practice, resulting in clinical effectiveness and improved patient experience.

  • It is the only fully online University accredited course at Master’s level which relates to tissue viability within the whole of the United Kingdom.
  • You will be taught by experts in the field of wound management who are recognised as national and international key opinion leaders.
  • As this course is distance learning you are not required to attend the University and can study at a time that meets your own personal and professional commitments.
  • Excellent student support will be provided through fortnightly webinars and one to one tutorials.

The course will assist you in developing the skills required to critically discuss, explore and analyse existing and developing theories and concepts that underpin wound healing and tissue viability. It will also help you to understand the political, local, national and international drivers that can affect resource management.

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for this course are normally:

  • Be a registered health or social care professional with a minimum of 12 months post registration experience.
  • Registered with an appropriate governing body.
  • Be currently working in a healthcare environment in which you are caring for clients with tissue viability/wound conditions.
  • Have an Honours degree or evidence of degree level study.
  • Be able to identify a suitable mentor in clinical practice who will support you throughout the duration of the course. Part of the assessment for this course is the completion of an on-line practice based portfolio, this portfolio is assessed by your mentor. Therefore the mentor must be a recognised expert/specialist in the field of wound care.

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable

Career Prospects

Depending on your current work environment you may be able to complete the portfolio within your area of practice. However, you may also benefit from arranging addition clinical experiences elsewhere.

Prior to commencing this course you must identify a mentor in practice. You will work alongside your mentor in order to achieve your learning outcomes and agree with them what additional experience you require. You may be required to visit specialist nurses, specialist clinics and medical staff in order to develop your knowledge and skills base. Such visits will be organised individually between you and your mentor.

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