CALHN Nursing Education Courses

Skin & Wound Assessment Team (SWAT) Nurse workshop CALHN

Workshop/Program Aim

  • Ensure that evidenced-based practices in wound management and pressure injury prevention are applied throughout CALHN.
  • Provide peer support relationship to other health professionals to develop their wound and or pressure injury knowledge
  • Maintain a SWAT Nurse portfolio within your professional discipline
  • Promote Patient Centred Care approach for wound management

Course Prerequisites

  • Pressure Injury Quiz (Learning central)
  • Aseptic Technique eLearning Module (Learning Central)

Eligibility/Entry requirements

Registered and Enrolled Nurses interested in becoming a SWAT Nurse within their ward area.
Must be willing to attend educational updates to keep current evidenced-based wound care practices.
Actively participate in a minimum of (6) Pressure Injury & SWAT Nurse Meetings over a 12 month period.
Willing to participate in clinical audits relating to skin integrity, Pressure Injuries & wounds as directed.

Please Note: The workshop timetable and topics may change at short notice due to speaker unavailability.


Venue:  Royal Adelaide Hospital

Time: 0800 -1630


Prior to submitting your application, please ensure your application has been approved by your Manager (if attending in work time).

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