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Pressure Ulcer Prevention
Once considered unavoidable, pressure ulcers are now considered a sign of poor care. The risk of pressure ulcers can be reduced though, and this three-hour course shows you how.
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Pressure Ulcer Prevention

Three hours

Introduction / Refresher

Nurses and Carers

To enable nursing and care staff reduce the risk of pressure ulceration among clients.

Up to 15 students

- Defining pressure ulcers
- Risk factors for pressure ulcers
- Pressure ulcer risk assessment
- Areas vulnerable to pressure ulcers
- Benefits of repositioning
- Pressure relief devices
- What doesn't work!
- Pressure ulcer grading scale
- Knowledge test

Lecture, group discussion, case studies
and practical exercises.

Students are assessed on the basis of
their performance of the exercises and
in the summative test at the end.

- Care Standards Act regulations
- Skills for Care Induction Standards
- National Vocational Qualifications

- Attendance forms
- Course notes / handouts
- Knowledge tests
- Training records
- Feedback forms
- Certificates of Achievement

Dependent on your training needs.
Call 020 3115 1039 for a quote
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