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Proactive Approach to Pressure Ulcer Prevention

Duration: 1 Day - Start Time: 09:15 End Time: 16:30 - CPD Hours: 8 - Price: £0.00

A list of available dates can be found at the foot of this page.

Course Overview

A focused day designed to increase awareness and enhance knowledge and skills to prevent assess and manage pressure ulcers or bed sores.

Course Content

Who are vulnerable to pressure ulcers

Areas of skin that are vulnerable to pressure damage

What is a pressure sore/ulcer

How to inspect and assess skin and recognise skin changes

Preventing pressure ulcers movement, diet How to relieve or reduce pressure

Current treatment and care of pressure ulcers

Dynamics and factors that affect wound healing

Wound types and assessment

Dressing choice and available products

Documentation and legal aspects of wound care

Course Aims and Outcomes

  • To improve patient safety by taking a proactive approach

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Course Venues and Prices

    This course is now only provided In-House for groups of people. Please contact us for a quote and further details on: or phone: 017687 73030.

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M&K Update Ltd, The Old Bakery, St Johns Steet, Keswick, Cumbria, CAI2 5AS.

Tel: 017687 73030
Fax: 017687 81099

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