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Skin Care and Wound Management

  • : Sydney NSW 2000

Learning Activity Description: 

As a health care worker providing care or services to older people living in residential or home care you are required to practice in accordance with the requirements of the Aged Care Quality Standards.

This learning resource will also have relevance in all of other health care settings providing care or services to older people.

Aged Care Learning Solutions educational material is endorsed by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation.

Learning Outcomes: 

  • Describe the age related changes to skin, hair and nails State the risk factors for skin damage including pressure injuries, skin tears and leg ulcers
  • Understand what to observe for and report
  • Describe the strategies for the prevention of skin damage including skin tears, pressure injuries and leg ulcers
  • List the stages of wound healing
  • State the principles of wound management
  • Outline the negative impact of wounds on people’s quality of life
  • State the specific requirements for the management of pressure injuries, skin tears and leg ulcers

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Delivery
Title
Skin Care and Wound Management
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Alternative/complementary medicine, Agedcare, Burn, Clinical Governance, Dermatology, Diabetes, Disability, Geriatric Health (Aged Care and Continence ), Infectious disease, Occupational health | medicine, Wound care
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
2 Hours
CPD Points
2 CPD Points
Price
Free
Location
Sydney NSW 2000
Contact Phone
0299991993
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