Master of Wound Care
Advance your wound care skills with Australia's only Master of Wound Care
Where you’ll study: Off-campus (includes a compulsory one week study block in Melbourne - see study plan below for details)
How long it takes: Up to 5 years part-time
Qualifications available: Graduate Certificate of Wound Care, Graduate Diploma of Wound Care, Master of Wound Care
Be equipped with the advanced knowledge and skills to tackle complex wound care problems and optimise healing.
At any one time in Australia there are around 430,000 patients with chronic wounds needing specialised wound care. A wound care specialisation gives you a chance to make a huge difference in your patients’ quality of life.
Students will gain specialist skills to enable the formulation, implementation and evaluation of wound care management plans. You will also be able to hone your skills in leadership, professional communication, reflective practice and innovation in wound care to improve clinical practice and patients outcomes.
The Master of Wound Care can lead into a Higher Degree by Research and has been approved by Monash Graduate Research for automatic H1/H2A equivalence (minimum course and assessment requirements apply). If you are interested in this pathway you should contact Adriana Tiziani to discuss eligibility.
If you are a registered nurse (division 1), doctor, pharmacist, podiatrist, dietician, occupational therapist, physiotherapist or other health professional, the Master of Wound Care is designed for you.
The Monash Master of Wound Care offers you the ability to structure your study to suit your interests and career aspirations.
You will have the option of completing the Master of Wound Care through one of the following streams:
- The coursework stream: where you will investigate clinical risk management in relation to wound prevention, consolidate advanced clinical practice skills in wound care, as well as undertaking electives that are of specific interest to you.
- The research and coursework stream: where you will gain advanced skills in wound related research.