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Level 3 Pressure Area Care – Train The Trainer (Video) 3.5

Course Types: eLearning, Face to face (inc. video options), Train the Trainer (inc. video options)
Date: November 5
Location: Microsoft Teams

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Course Description
This course is aimed at health and social care workers and looks at identifying the early signs of pressure sores to prevent them from progressing. Pressure Sores are injuries to the skin and underlying tissue, primarily caused by prolonged pressure on the skin. This can happen to anyone but usually affects people confined to a bed or wheelchair for long periods. Identifying the early signs of pressure sores is vital to prevent them from progressing. Once a sore has developed, you must be equipped with the skills and knowledge of the methods in place for prevention and the details of the care required. During the session, you'll cover the following:
  • Knowledge of what a pressure sore is and how it is caused
  • Indications to the extent of pressure sore problems within the UK
  • Identifying pressure areas of the body
  • How to identify the risks of pressure sores developing
  • Knowledge of the 4 grades of pressure sores
  • Definition of duty of care
  • Knowledge of the functions and characteristics of the skin
  • Promoting individual's well-being.
This course will equip you with the skills and knowledge of best practices in noticing, preventing, and dealing with a pressure sore. This course is available as a half or full-day course. It comprises a mixture of engaging activities. Once the course is completed, you will be asked to complete a simple multiple-choice assessment. You will be given a certificate to acknowledge the passing of the course.

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