Tissue Viability Only 36

What topics are covered by the course?

Areas covered in this course include:
Welcome and learning objectives
Introduction
Normal Skin
Pressure ulcers and risk factors
Assessment
Healing
Equipment and good practise

Who should attend?

This course is aimed at all employees working in the Health and Social Care Sector who work with individuals susceptible to pressures ulcers. The course is also suitable for anyone wanting to learn more about tissue viability, its causes and potential treatment.

What will I be able to do on completion?

On completion of this course learners will:

Recognise regulatory requirements,
Define the term "pressure ulcer"
Describe the basic structure of skin
Describe the common sites for the development of pressure ulcers
Outline the role nutrition and health play in the prevention of skin damage
List aids to prevent and relieve pressure.

How will I be assessed?

This course is structured into a number of engaging learning activities which guide the learner through each activity. These courses are supported by graphics, animations and a range of knowledge challenges which not only help with the retention of information but which are constantly re-enforcing key messages.

Pressure ulcers can be extremely painful, difficult to treat and in some extreme cases even life threating. As a result, this course has been designed to provide learners with an increased awareness of the causes and contributing factors of skin pressure damage, referred to as ulcers. On completion of the module, learners will also have the required knowledge to assess the risk from pressure ulcers on individuals and knowledge of the relevant tools available to prevent damage occurring.

Guide Price: 36

Delivery: Online
Category: Health & Medical »
Duration: Approximately 2 3 hours online
Qualification: The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Co

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