Skin Integrity and Pressure Ulcers
This course is focused on raising awareness about pressure ulcers. You will see the ridiculously high percentage that could be avoided with the right care and support.
By being aware of who is at high risk and carrying out the right checks, you can make a real difference to an individual's quality of life. We will guide you through what to look for and what to do.
Who should take this course?
This course has been designed specifically for Care and Support Workers and Managers working in a social care setting. It may also be useful to a wider audience of people who would like to know more about pressure ulcers.
- What is meant by skin integrity?
- What are pressure ulcers?
- Who is most at risk?
- Consequences of pressure ulcers?
- How to assess pressure ulcers
- Prevention early detection
- When to seek help
- Reducing the risk of pressure ulcers
Aims of the Course
At the end of this eLearning you will be able to:
- Understand the essentials about skin integrity
- Understand how pressure ulcers occur and how to prevent them
- Understand the categorisation of tissue damage
- Identify people at risk and apply early intervention techniques
- Promote lifestyle choices to reduce the risk of pressure ulcers
- Know when to seek medical help
If you sign in to your account on Click before you take this course, you will be able to take the assessment and immediately access/download your certificate upon completion, which looks like this:
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- Our methodology values previous learning, saving time
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- 50+ high quality courses, specially written for care
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- Proven to reduce staff turnover and improve CQC ratings
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