Pressure Ulcer Care (Tissue Viability)

Pressure Ulcer Care (Tissue Viability)


Who is this course aimed at?

This course is aimed at professionals who care for people at risk of developing pressure ulcers

Course Aims

To be able to prevent pressure ulcers, and to care for those who have them

Learning Outcomes

  • Know what the layers of skin are and their purposes
  • Recognise the warning signs of pressure sores
  • Be aware of the most common places they occur
  • Understand how they are graded
  • Know the process of how wounds heal
  • Identify risk factors that may compromise healing
  • Understand the clinical responsibilities regarding reporting and safeguarding
  • Be aware of the costs of pressure ulcers to the patient, and to the medical industry
  • Know the correct forms and records surrounding pressure ulcers, and how to complete them effectively
  • Understand the primary treatment given to a resident with a pressure ulcer

Course available as

Face to Face
Course Length: 3 Hours

Contact Us

For more information, or to book any of our courses, please contact us on 01706 375578