Pressure Ulcer Prevention & Grading
This training course presents information and questions around the prevention and management of pressure ulcers in the form of case studies. The aim of the course is to help the learner understand pressure ulcers - how they form, how they are treated and, crucially, how they can be prevented.
Course Learning Outcomes:
identify people at risk of developing pressure ulcers
describe the physiology of the skin and the process of wound healing
describe the equipment and interventions which can contribute to the prevention of pressure ulcers.
assess the degree of tissue damage
discuss the rational for using a range of wound healing products
explain the importance and relevance of the prevention and control of infection in relation to pressure ulcers
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