Education & CPD

ONLINE - Introduction to Treating and Preventing Pressure Ulcers


* These prices include online discounts - prices may be higher if booked over the phone or in person.

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  •   Date: Tuesday, 16 February 2021
  •   Registration: Tuesday, 16 February 2021 09:55
  •   Start: Tuesday, 16 February 2021 10:00
  •   End: Tuesday, 16 February 2021 13:00
  •   Location: The Education Room, Online Webinar


This short online course will advise participants on pressure ulcer prevention.  Topics covered on the day include; causes of pressure ulcers, risk assessment, and prevention of pressure ulcers.
Learning outcomes:
1.  Discuss the causes of pressure ulcers.
2.  Identify the factors that place a person at risk of developing pressure ulcers
3.  Have an understanding of the key principles of preventing ulcers and be able to take action to prevent pressure ulcers in the clinical environment.
4.  Have an understanding of pressure ulcer classifications and grading.
5.   Have an understanding of the key principles  of the SSKIN Bundle and how to implement it in the clinical environment.  
Note:  On completion of this course a certificate of attendance in a digital form and will be sent by email to each participant.  Please note places are limited and must be booked in advance; you need a reliable computer and internet access and please ensure a correct email is provided when registering.  
  • Tuesday, 16 February 2021

  • 09:55
  • 10:00
  • 13:00
  •   Location: The Education Room, Online Webinar
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