Wound Care Education



Wound care has been brought to the forefront in terms of education and research. The academic pathway has evolved to masters, doctorate and to professorship level. As a major teaching hospital, Cork University Hospital (CUH) supports multiple education programmes. This ensures great opportunity for professional development. Undergraduate and post-graduate programmes are available for nursing, medicine, AHPs and Emergency Medicine Technicians (EMT’s).   In conjunction with the School of Medicine and the School of Nursing & Midwifery at University College Cork (UCC), the wound clinic facilitates the following programmes: 

  • BSc in Nursing Studies
  • Post Graduate Wound Care Module
  • Post Graduate Higher Diploma in Gerontology
  • Post Graduate Higher Diploma in Palliative Care
  • MSc (Wound Care Module in Surgical Medicine)
  • MSc (Wound Care in Obstetrics & Gynaecology)
  • Pharmacy Students