This Pressure Sore Awareness course is aimed at anyone currently working within the health care sector. Candidates will benefit from having knowledge of pressure sore care and an understanding of risks leading to development, signs of infection and prevention methods.
Pressure Sore Awareness – Outline
To understand what a pressure sore is and how to help prevent it
The main structures and functions of the skin
What a pressure ulcer is
Common sites associated with pressure ulcers
Management of pressure ulcers
The course is delivered in 2 hours and candidates must demonstrate a willingness to learn through interaction and group activities.