Pressure Care Management (3hrs)

First Response Training
Delivery Method: Face-to-face


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To provide healthcare support workers and adult social care workers with information on the cause, prevention and care of pressure sores.

At First Response Training we can provide face-to-face, classroom-based courses inhouse at your premises or venue of your choice, open courses at our public venues and a range of e-learning, distance learning and webinar courses, as well as blended learning solutions.

By the end of this course learners will:

  • List the causes of pressure sores
  • Describe the process of skin assessment
  • List the classifications of skin ulcers
  • Explain the treatment and prevention of pressure sores
  • Person centered care

Course syllabus:

  • CQC Fundamental Standards
  • Skin and functions of healthy skin and the importance of nutrition and hydration
    • What a pressure area is
    • Who is at risk of a pressure area
  • Intrinsic and Extrinsic Factors
    • Pressure
    • Shear
    • Friction
    • Moisture
  • Pressure Area Treatment
    • Medical
    • Pressure relieving devices
    • Care Planning
  • Pressure care management and prevention
    • Waterlow score
    • Grading of pressure ulcers
    • Complications
  • Moving and position for Pressure Care
    • Benefits of efficient moving and handling
    • Inappropriate techqiques
  • Maintaining skin integrity
  • Multi-Disciplinary teams

Certificate title: Level 2 Award in Pressure Care Management

Certificate validity: 3 years

Dates available on arrangement

First Response Training can also create this course for you on arrangement at your workplace.

Onsite course, delivered at your own venue to a group of up to 12 delegates. With a team of 100 trainers located across the country, no additional expenses are applied for travel. All courses are fully inclusive of certification, personal account management, refresher reminders, administration, and access to your own secure client portal.
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