Wound Management Courses

These courses are listed as a service to members. Wounds Australia takes no responsibility for the content or quality of these courses.

Listing on this page is not available for education presented by trade/industry employees.

Higher Education

Graduate Studies in Wound Care: Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma & Master of Wound Care

Contact: Course Director
Graduate Studies in Wound Care

Level 5, Block E
School of Clinical Sciences (Monash University)
Monash Medical Centre
246 Clayton Road
Clayton 3168

Email: [email protected] 

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Accredited Courses

CANpractise for Practitioners

Hosting Organisation: Australian Institute of Lymphoedema

Location / Dates/ Venues: Various option (check the website)

Brief Course Synopsis:

The Australian Institute of Lymphoedema is proud to offer an Australasian Lymphology Association (ALA) accredited course that trains you to become a qualified and respected lymphoedema therapist.

The main components of the method include education, skin care, lymphatic massage, exercise and compression therapy.

By the end of the course, you will be able to deliver professional lymphatic massage and other lymphatic treatments for patients who have general swelling (such as post-operative swelling), cancer-related swelling (such as cording, scar tissue and radiation induced fibrosis), venous insufficiency and venous wounds, lymphoedema and lipedema.

Health Professionals can use this special coupon code WoundsAus100 to receive $100 off any lower limb CANpractice module.  

Phone: 0403536416

Email: [email protected]

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Short Courses

Ausmed - Wound Management - A Practical Guide Seminar

Hosting Organisation: Ausmed

Location / Dates/ Venues: This seminar is held regularly throughout the year in many cities across Australia. For more details please visit our website 

Brief Course Synopsis: Ausmed's Wound Management Seminar is an essential and very popular course for healthcare professionals, including nurses, general practitioners, podiatrists, pharmacists and occupational therapists. It is based on the latest evidence for effective wound management. You will learn:

-  A strong focus on the foundation principles of wound management
-  How to incorporate a patient-centered approach to care
-  How to assess and manage chronic and acute wounds
-  Dressing selection, compression therapy and bandaging   

Target Audience: Healthcare Professionals 

Course Level:
 Certificate of Attendance 

Delivery Method: Face to Face

Contact Details:
Email[email protected]
Phone: 1300 287 633

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La Trobe University Wound Education

Courses Offered:

  • Foundations of Wound Management A
  • Foundations of Wound Management B
  • Wound Management 1-day Workshop

All courses are delivered either online or face-to-face at the Alfred Clinical School, Alfred Hospital Melbourne. Please see the link below for further information.

Phone: 0488 009 622
Email[email protected] 

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Wound Management in the Primary Health Care Setting 

Hosting Organisation: The Benchmarque Group

The Wound Management Learning pathway is now made up of two levels:

  • Wound Management: Foundations and Principles – pre-requisite online learning
  • Wound Management: Advanced Practice – online learning, half-day workshop, and workplace activities

Upon successful completion of the Wound Management Pathway, students should have the skills and knowledge to enable them to:

  • Accurately identify wound types 
  • Apply appropriate wound assessment methods to clinical practice 
  • Identify chronic wound features and associated clinical features including interpretation of wound terminology 
  • Identify and perform appropriate wound cleansing and debridement methods 
  • Obtain a compliant wound swab culture using best practice methods 
  • Make informed appropriate choices of wound dressings based on accurate wound assessment 
  • Use appropriate documentation and report writing methods to provide patient education, and consistent and ongoing care.

On successful completion, students will be issued with nationally accredited statement of attainments for the following units - HLTENN006 (Apply principles of wound management in the clinical environment) and HLTENN015 (Apply nursing practice in the primary health care setting). More information on the pathway can be found here .

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Wound Management Resource Program

Hosting Organisation: William Light Education Adelaide South Australia 

Location: South Australia
Venues:Online blended learning course incorporating interactive webinars with wound management professionals.   Clinical skills workshop in a venue of your choosing available to group applicants.  
Dates: Students may commence learning anytime.
Duration: Equivalent to 130 hours of learning 

Brief Course Synopsis: The Wound Management Resource Program is a self paced modular education program which incorporates principles of holistic wound assessment and evidence based management into commonly seen acute and chronic wounds. 

Recognition of prior learning to ASQA endorsed Graduate Certificate in Wound Management available to approved graduates of this program.

This course is endorsed by Wounds Australia, The European Wound Management Association and The Australian Primary Care Nurses Association. 

Course Level: Certificate of Completion (includes assessment component) 

Delivery Method: Blended Learning 

Contact Details: [email protected]

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