Pressure Ulcer Prevention And Management (endorsed) Level 3
(BYTSYZ e-Learning assessed, externally certificated)
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13 hours 00 minutes
(this time does not in anyway suggest that you personally will complete the course in this time. Some individuals study faster then others so the study time differs from individual to individual.)
If you are an individual candidate
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£100.00 + VAT
e-Learning, Online (exclusively over the Internet).
Assessment criterion based multiple choice questions with instant results.
All our courses conform to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) criteria.
At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a certificate of achievement by Training Qualifications UK.
This endorsed online course is designed to raise awareness and educate those who care for and support those at risk of developing or suffering from pressure ulcers on a daily basis, including:
The course is also suitable for the continuous profession development (CPD) of health and social care professionals and practitioners alike.
Pressure ulceration is a complex problem that requires a systematic approach to its care. The education of health and social care practitioners must be a central theme to any strategy for pressure ulcer prevention.
Pressure ulcers can affect people of all ages, shapes and sizes. The aim of this course is to protect those vulnerable people from the dangers of pressure ulcer development or, if they already have one, to provide the best quality care and treatment available.
Pressure ulceration represents a major burden of sickness and reduced quality of life for sufferers and their carers alike. As the population grows older the at-risk group grows. Notwithstanding, the majority of pressure ulcers are preventable.
According to the Tissue Viability Society: 'Tissue viability is a growing speciality that primarily considers all aspects of skin and soft tissue wounds including acute surgical wounds, pressure ulcers and all forms of leg ulceration'.
Pressure ulcers are one important strand of tissue viability. A pressure ulcer is a breakdown of the skin and underlying tissue, caused when the area of skin is placed under pressure. They are sometimes known as 'bedsores' or 'pressure sores' and 'decubitus ulcers'.
This Pressure Ulcer Prevention And Management course is designed for health and social care practitioners as well as health and social care professionals who may need to update their knowledge on tissue viability in relation to pressure ulcers and related pressure area care and treatment.
The course considers pressure ulcer management in relation to their:
The overall aims of the course are to help practitioners and professionals:
The course's objectives are focussed on developing practitioners and professionals, who can provide care in a way that enhances their capacity to identify those at risk and provide the highest level of preventative care and ongoing treatment.
The course consists of two modules.
Module One – About Pressure Ulcers
This module focuses on the:
Module Two - Preventing And Managing Pressure Ulcers
This module focuses on the: