Entry and Admissions
Short Course / CPD
No Partner College
13th November 2017, 09:30am - 12:30pm, 13th March 2018, 09:30am - 12:30pm,, 23rd May 2018, 09:30am - 12:30pm
Who should attend?
Practice nurses, district nurses, community staff nurses, residential and nursing home staff, health care assistants.
Maximum number of participants - 20
Learning Environment & Assessment:
Facilitator: Georgina Ritchie
Georgina is a Senior Lecturer in the Community Health and Midwifery Division. She is the Course Leader for the Community Specialist Practitioner Programmes in District Nursing, General Practice Nursing and Children’s Community Nursing. Currently working as an academic within the university and within clinical practice in the community setting.
Learning outcome & aims
By the end of the workshops participants will:
- Recognise the different stages in wound healing
- Gain knowledge in the classification of wounds
- Develop a holistic approach to assessing wounds
- Understand the implications for choosing the right dressing
- Be able to identify the different types of dressings
- Appreciate how to set appropriate goals in wound care management
- Gain an awareness in patient involvement
- Appreciate cost implications
Industry links & professional accreditation
We have great links with employers including household names such as Sony, BAE Systems and Apple. We also have links with the smaller companies in the region and offer help and assistance to more than 1,000 of these – with many of our graduates staying in the region it is important we develop these relationships.
Work experience and international opportunities
At UCLan we work with a range of businesses and organisations, many of which provide work experience opportunities and project briefs to enable to you gain real work experience whilst you undertake your postgraduate programme. Your course tutor will advise on opportunities available within your course and the UCLan Careers Team can provide help, advice and guidance on how to apply for them and how to make the most of these opportunities.
The UCLan Careers Team offer ongoing supportive careers advice and guidance throughout your course and after graduation, along with a range of modules, work experience opportunities and events to help you acquire the skills to make you stand out to potential employers in today’s competitive market.
UCLan is recognised for its outstanding course provision which gives students the skills, knowledge, and personal attributes necessary to succeed at the University and in their future careers. To find out more about the experiences of our students, read our success stories.
From foundation courses through to world-leading research degrees, you can study a wide range of subject areas at UCLan. Whether you want to develop your knowledge in a subject you enjoy or gain further qualifications to enhance your career, at UCLan there are numerous progression routes for you to follow.
Fees & Funding
You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE
For 2017/18 fees please refer to our fees page.