Pressure Ulcer Prevention Program Overview
The aim of the Pressure Ulcer Prevention Program is to enable you to obtain detailed knowledge of pressure ulcer management, including identifying the main causes of pressure ulcers, as well as the most effective means of preventing them and, if necessary, treating them.
In summary, pressure ulceration is a complex problem that requires a systematic approach to its care. The education of health and social care practitioners must be a central theme to any strategy for pressure ulcer prevention.
It can also can affect people of all ages, shapes and sizes. In addition, the course aims to enable you to protect those vulnerable people from the dangers of pressure ulcer development or, if they already have one, to provide the best quality care and treatment available.
Pressure ulceration represents a major burden of sickness and reduced quality of life for sufferers and their carers alike. As the population grows older the at-risk group grows. Notwithstanding, the majority of pressure ulcers are preventable.
- What is a pressure ulcer
- The causes of pressure ulcers
- Assessing pressure ulcers
- Repositioning techniques
- Managing a grade 1 pressure ulcer
- 30 – 60 Minutes
This course and assessment is based online.
After completing your assessment, the results will displayed immediately along with the option to print or request a print out of your certificate (further charges may apply).
We understand that you may not be happy with your results, no worries! You can resit the test for free within 12 months (since the date of purchase).
We understand that everyone may not have aces to a PC at all times, hence, you can study while on the go using a smart phone, tablet or laptop. Only you can decide how long you want to study for each sessions.
Although our online courses have no expiry date. After the online course has been provided to the candidate they will have 12 months to complete the course. After that they will receive their certificate!
All our online courses follow the same guidelines and principles, it is discreet, cost effective and saves time! In addition, you can learn anywhere, 24/7/365!