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Assessing the use of simulated wounds in nurse education

Stephens, M and Jones, D 2012, 'Assessing the use of simulated wounds in nurse education' , Wounds UK, 8 (1) , pp. 74-80.

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Abstract

In the past, nursing students only had access to classroom theory to develop their wound care knowledge. In the project detailed here, simulated wounds were developed to teach nursing students at the University of Salford about tissue viability management, as part of a Vice Chancellor’s funded project. The aim was to design a collection of simulated wounds that accurately replicated the features of actual wounds, including realistic wound beds, periwound areas and exudate. While being overseen by clinicians, nursing students were tasked with developing essential skills and competencies using these models. This project was evaluated through regular feedback from the perspective of both lecturers and students.

Item Type: Article
Themes: Health and Wellbeing
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care
Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care > School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences > Centre for Nursing, Midwifery & Social Work Research
Colleges and Schools > College of Health & Social Care > School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work & Social Sciences
Journal or Publication Title: Wounds UK
Publisher: Wounds UK
Refereed: Yes
ISSN: 17466814
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Depositing User: M Stephens
Date Deposited: 27 Apr 2012 09:07
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 17:27
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/22482

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