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Learning outcomes descriptions 3.3.c

Competence description VQTS:

3.3.c Is able to guide and supervise others in wound care.    

Competence (EQF)SkillsKnowledge

The professional caregiver autonomously and independently guides and supervises others in performing all kinds of wound care.


































The professional caregiver is able to:

  • teach others how to prevent wounds and pressure ulcers,
  • provide patient’s/client’s and caregivers with information on self-care,
  • teach others how to assess wounds,
  • instruct others in the application area of wound care products,
  • instruct others in the application of wound care products,
  • transfer to others methods and processes of wound care in different situations,
  • evaluate the work and abilities of others regarding wound care and wound management,
  • coach others in conducting wound care,
  • reflect on and analyse their own knowledge and skills for training purposes,
  • motivate others to achieve 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 for all kind of wound care,
  • describe methods for transferring knowledge and experience,
  • explain different coaching/training techniques,
  • name associations related to wound care,
  • name journals related to wound care.

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