Tissue Viability Training
This Tissue Viability training is aimed at nurses and advanced carers,
The course aims to develop skills and knowledge on wound management in patients.
The course will ensure delegates have knowledge of wound assessment and an understanding of causes, stages, treatment and risk factors associated with a service user with a wound
Tissue Viability Training Course Summary
• The functions and structure of the skin and how it is made up.
• What is ‘tissue viability’?
• What is a pressure sore?
• Pressure sore grading
• Risk areas for pressure sores.
• What causes pressure sores to develop? (Intrinsic and Extrinsic factors)
• What are the signs to look and feel for?
• Tissue viability assessment tools
• Preventing pressure sores
• Health Care Professionals who can be involved in support
• Treatment and care of a pressure sore
Delegates will have a much improved understanding of the function of the skin and how pressure sores are formed.
Delegates will understand their role is managing the healing process and how they can take preventative measures.
DURATIONThis course lasts approximately 3-6 hours.
CERTIFICATIONDelegates will be issued with certificates of attendance valid for a period of 1 year.