UCC CPD courses

Wound Care for Healthcare Professionals NU6085


Fact File

  • Title

    Wound Care for Healthcare Professionals NU6085

  • Code


  • College

    Medicine and Health

  • Duration

    Runs on-line from 15th Feb – 15th March 2021

  • Teaching Mode

    Part-Time. See Additional Teaching Mode Information for more info.

  • Fees

    €400 See Fees and Costs for full details.

  • Entry Requirements

    See Requirements for full details.

  • Closing Date

    30th October 2020

  • Course Delivery Method


  • Venue

    Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, University College Cork.

  • Credits


  • Start Date

    Orientation Date 4th Februar 2021 9.00am - 17.00pm


Module Objective: To critically analyse current national and international practices in wound management

On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:

  • Demonstrate competence in the assessment and management of an acute or chronic wound.
  • Critically review and reflect on the utility of diverse wound management strategies and modalities.
  • Critique the various perspectives surrounding the use of wound care products.
  • Evaluate the major challenges wound management poses to nursing and health professions.

Module Content: This module explores the knowledge required to treat and manage acute and chronic wounds. The principles of effective wound management are examined with reference to various types of evidence. Clarifications of the concepts underpinning treatment modalities for the major wound categories are explored. Students will also engage in developing an independent project and assignment preparation.

Additional Teaching Mode Information

Teaching Method(s): Estimated Student Workload 100 hrs. Distance / online learning, Self-Directed Learning, Required Readings and subject investigation, E-tivity Preparation and Participation, Assignment Preparation and Submission(96 hours) and attendance and participation at workshops/ lecture/seminar (4 hours)).

Module introduction / orientation: 6th January 2020  9.00 am - 16.00pm :  Venue: Room  1.02 (1st floor) School of Nursing and Midwifery, Brookfield Health Sciences Complex, U.C.C. 

This module will formally commence on 4th February 2021

Orientation Thursday 4th February 2021 09.00-17.00 BHSC

Runs on-line 15th Feb – 15th March 2021

Class Dates

Thurs 18th February 2021 09.00-14.00 BHSC

Thurs 4th   March     2021 09.00-14.00 BHSC

Week of 8/3/2021 Assignment Submission date



Assessment: Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (1 x 1,500 word academic paper: 90marks; E-tivities: 10 marks).


Open to registered health care professionals in Nursing, Midwifery, Medicine, and Clinical Therapies or other allied disciplines.

Applicants who are practising health care professionals must provide evidence of current registration with the relevant professional regulatory body (e.g. the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (active registration), the Irish Medical Council, the Health & Social Care Professions Council (or equivalent regulatory body for pharmacists, occupational therapist, podiatrists, speech and language therapists etc.)) Applicants from allied disciplines must provide evidence of professional certification, where appropriate.

Applicants who are under 23 years of age must satisfy the minimum entry requirements as for the Degrees in Nursing or Midwifery, as set out here

Admission to the module(s) will be subject to internal university approval processes on the recommendation of the Head of School.

Applicants for Nursing and Midwifery CPD modules who do not hold an up-to-date IELTS certificate showing the requisite Academic Board approved CM&H scores must demonstrate evidence of appropriate work experience within an English language environment for at least the previous 2 years.

These modules will not necessarily run unless minimum recruitment targets of 10 students are achieved.

Fees and Costs

The fee for this module is €400. There is also a €35 application fee.

How Do I Apply

How Do I Apply:

To apply for this module:

  1. Download and complete the application form at the link below
  2. Gather any additional documents required (including a passport-style photo)
  3. Pay your €35 application fee for this module via UCC’s Online Portal, noting your Application ID: Click here to proceed to UCC’s Online Portal
  4. Send your completed application form, photo and any relevant documents, including your application ID via email to cpdgraduatestudies@ucc.ie

2020/21 Application Form for CPD NU6085 Wound Care for Healthcare Professionals can be accessed in the link below:

CPD Module Application Form 2020/21 

Forward this form along with the:

  • Application fee,
  • A passport sized photograph and
  • Any other documentation requested on the form.