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Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Management

Course Date: 14 January 2019, 09:00 - 16:30

Course Leader: Theresa Mitchell

Duration of Course: 7 hours

Location: Livewell Southwest Academy, Beauchamp Centre, Mount Gould Hospital

Price: £80.00 per Delegate

Available Places: 4

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.

Course Programme

  • Risk Assessment
  • Classification of Pressure Ulcers
  • Reporting
  • Documentation
  • Accountability
  • Equipment Selection
  • Group work

Course Deliverables

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.

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