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Pressure Ulcer Prevention

Course Overview

This course aims to provide the learner with the knowledge and understanding to assist in the prevention and management of pressure ulcers.(edited)SUMMARYAccording to the NHS, it's estimated that just under half a million people in the UK will develop at least one pressure ulcer in any given year. Also, around 1 in 20 people who are admitted to hospital with a sudden illness will develop a pressure ulcer.

  • Explain the structure and function of the skin in relation to the prevention and management of pressure ulcers
  • Describe the principles of the wound healing process and factors which may compromise this
  • Explain the grading structure for wounds


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Microsoft Silverlight is compatible with Windows using Firefox and Internet Explorer 8 or higher and Mac OS X using Firefox and Safari.
Please note, Silverlight is no longer compatible with Google Chrome.


£10.00 + VAT

Price is per person. Discounts are available for group bookings.

Please be advised all courses expire within 1 year from the date of purchase.

Call 0151 647 1057 for more details.