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Learning outcomes descriptions 3.3.c

Competence description VQTS:
3.3.c   To be able to guide and supervise others in wound care.    
Competence SkillsKnowledge

The professional caregiver autonomously and self-responsibly guide and supervise others in performing all kinds of wound care. 


































The professional caregiver is able to:

  • teach others in measures to prevent wounds and pressure ulcers,
  • provide information to patient’s/client’s and caregivers for self-care,
  • teach others in the assessment of wounds,
  • instruct others in the application area of wound care products,
  • instruct others in the application of wound care products,
  • transfer methods and processes of wound care in different situations to others,
  • evaluate the work and abilities of the others regarding wound care and wound management,
  • coach others in conducting wound care,
  • reflect and analyse own knowledge and skills for training purposes,
  • motivate others to proper wound care management,
  • identify gaps in knowledge,
  • implement latest scientific findings in wound care.

The professional caregiver is able to:

  • discuss ethical principles of wound care (see also CA.B.1),
  • explain strategies of assessment and motivation of employees for effective wound care,
  • explain the assessment of wounds,
  • explain different techniques and methods of all kind of wound care,
  • describe methods to transfer knowledge and experience,
  • explain different coaching/training techniques,
  • name associations regarding wound care,
  • name magazines regarding wound care.


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