Pressure Area Care & Tissue Viability

Acute Training Solutions Ltd
Delivery Method: Virtual


The syllabus covers such topics as:

  • The anatomy and physiology of the skin
  • Definition and grading of pressure ulcers
  • Discover how the blanch test can detect early signs of skin damage and skin inspection
  • Identify those at greater risk of developing pressure ulcers
  • Describe common sites for pressure ulcers to develop
  • How to follow the agreed care plan
  • Materials, equipment and resources available to prevent and relieve pressure
  • How to apply standards and precautions of infection control
  • Understand the risk factor for pressure ulcers
  • Differentiate between pressure, shear and friction forces
  • Outline the role nutritional plays in the treatment and prevention of skin damage
  • Examine the latest ways of cleaning skin to avoid damage
  • Factors delaying the healing process

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Acute Training Solutions Ltd can also create this course for you on arrangement either at your workplace or at one of their locations.

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