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Overcoming tradition : teaching wound management into the tweny-first century

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posted on 2017-12-06, 00:00 authored by Wendy Madsen, Kerry Reid-SearlKerry Reid-Searl
Wound management has been an integral part of nursing practice for the past century. However, the expectations associated with wound management within nursing have altered significantly in the past twenty years. These changes have not always been reflected in the curricula of undergraduate nursing programs. This paper provides an overview of the changes in wound management within nursing practice from the mid nineteenth century and identifies what aspects have undergone change and why such changes have not always been taught to nursing students. We then outline how wound management has been incorporated into the undergraduate nursing curriculum at Central Queensland University using curriculum mapping.

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Category 1 - Australian Competitive Grants (this includes ARC, NHMRC)

History

Volume

14

Issue

4

Start Page

7

End Page

10

Number of Pages

4

ISSN

1322-7696

Location

Australia

Publisher

Royal College of Nursing, Australia

Language

en-aus

Peer Reviewed

  • Yes

Open Access

  • No

External Author Affiliations

Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Health;

Era Eligible

  • Yes

Journal

Collegian.

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