Management and Prevention of Pressure Areas and Sores

This course equips staff with knowledge of pressure ulcers and sores, and facilitates management and prevention.

Duration - 3 Hours

  • The main structures of the skin

  • What is a pressure ulcer?

  • Ability to grade a pressure ulcer

  • Identify the causes of pressure ulcers and who is at risk

  • Understand the role of risk assessments in the prevention of pressure ulcers and risk assessment tools

  • Understand the importance of good practice  

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