Jan trained at The Alfred hospital and progressed through various training programs to eventually study Plastic Surgery Nursing. This led her into wound management in a formal sense in 1993 when she joined Wound Foundation of Australia. She holds a Masters in Wound Care.
Jan has worked on many advisory boards and been a member of many committees focused on wound care.
Since 2006 Jan has also conducted a wound clinic at Ashwood medical Group in Ashburton, Melbourne.
With over 30 years of specific wound training, Jan is a much sought after invited speaker at State, National and International conferences and wound meetings.
Until recently Jan was been training in wound management for Monash University, La Trobe University and Training Beyond 2000.
Jan has now established her own consultancy, Jan Rice WoundCareServices, which sees her consulting in aged care, acute private surgical hospitals and private homes.