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Pressure injury and ulcers: Prevention and early identification of skin damage

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Overview

The skin is a complex organ system. It acts as a barrier to injury and infection. A thorough knowledge of how skin damage is caused, how to prevent skin damage and how to assess for damage is required for all nurses and assistants in nursing who provide providing direct patient care.

This module discusses how skin damage is caused, how to prevent skin damage and how to identify skin damage.

This module assumes prior knowledge of the anatomy of the skin

 

Learning Objective

At the end of this module participants will be able to:

  • Be able to recognise the signs and symptoms of damage and infection.
  • Be aware of the factors that increase the risk of damage and infection.
  • Know how to minimise the risk of damage and infection.
Delivery
Title
Pressure injury and ulcers: Prevention and early identification of skin damage
Speciality Classification
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
2 hours
CPD Points
2 CPD hours
Price
Free
Price Details
Depends on subscription; $280 annually, $24 monthly
Location
Online
Posted By
HealthcareLink