Are you a healthcare professional wanting to know more about how best to manage wounds?
If yes, then the WoundsWest Online Wound Education Program is for you.
WoundsWest provides an online interactive program designed by wound management experts. The program will help you provide better patient care by improving your ability to prevent and manage wounds.
This evidence-based program is free and can be used anytime - day or night.
Australian College of Nursing program Endorsement
As an Australian College of Nursing (ACN) endorsed program, you can now receive CPD points.
|“This online learning program is endorsed by ACN according to our Continuing Professional Development Endorsed Course Standards. It has been allocated 2 CPD hours per module according to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia – Continuing Professional Development Standard”
The program is divided into modules:
Go to the WoundsWest Module Homepage
You can move through each module at your own pace:
Take a look and start learning – we suggest that you start with the Core Module, as the satellite modules build on the fundamentals in the Core Module.
We will continue to add more satellite modules to our program including surgical, trauma, obstetric, malignant and dermatology wounds.
Royal Australian College of General Practitioners program accreditation
WoundsWest is and RACGP Accredited Activity Provider. We offer a range of face to face ALMs and an online wound education program.
RACGP members can go direct to our RACGP portals to register for the online program for the 2014-2016 triennium:
WoundsWest RACGP CAT 1 ALM Portal:
This program is awarded 40 points
WoundsWest RACGP CAT 2 ALM Portal:
This program is awarded 2 points per hour
Alternately, go to the RACGP site to register for other WoundsWest activities http://www.racgp.org.au (external site)
Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine program accreditation
|WoundsWest offers the following ACRRM accredited programs available for the 2014-2016 triennium:|
|Activity Title||Code||Points + MOPS||Link|
|WoundsWest Online Wound Education Program - Structured Learning Activity - WoundsWest - 2014-2016||O1401WOWE||30 PRPD points||
ACRRM ALM Portal
|WoundsWest Online Wound Education Program - Core Modules - WoundsWest - 2014-2016||O1402WOWE||Pro rata – 2 core points per module||
ACRRM Core Portal
The best Internet browser to view the WoundsWest Education program is:
Note: Some of the earlier programs are not yet HTML 5 ready.
To change your browser, go to the Microsoft Internet Explorer website (external site) to download.
The minimum software requirement for viewing presentations within the program is Flash Player 8 or later. Go to the Adobe Flash Player website (external site) to download.
We welcome your feedback, suggestions and comments on the education modules. Please contact us via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or use the WoundsWest Module Evaluation Feedback Form included in the program.
© All material within the WoundsWest Education Program is subject to copyright and remains the property of the WA Department of Health.