Develop your knowledge and skills in the Prevention and Managament of Pressure Ulcers, through learning about reporting, equipment selection and risk assessment.
Objectives/Aims of Course
Attendees will develop their knowledge and skills in the Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers including risk assessment, classification of Pressure Ulcers, reporting, documentation and accountability as well as equipment selection and group work. Attendees will be asked to complete a pre and post-test quiz to demonstrate evidence of learning. Nurses are required to work through Livewell Southwest Pressure Ulcer Competencies to be deemed competent.
- Risk Assessment
- Classification of Pressure Ulcers
- Equipment Selection
- Group work
This will provide a certificate of training in Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Management.
Who Should Attend (including pre-requisites)
All adult nurses, nurse associates, assistant practitioners and health care assistants. If you have already attended this training, you will only need to attend the Pressure Ulcer Update course.