Tissue Viability: Dressings, Wounds and Pressure Relieving Equipment


Tissue Viability: Dressings, Wounds and Pressure Relieving Equipment


This course covers wound assessment and an understanding of causes, stages, treatment and risk factors associated with a service user with a wound.

SKU: PBLE-070 Category:


Course Overview

Our Tissue Viability Dressings, Wounds and Pressure Relieving Equipment course is aimed at staff currently working within the health care sector. It is a combination of both wound assessment and our wound preparation courses.

Candidates will also benefit from having knowledge of wound assessment and an understanding of causes, stages, treatment and risk factors associated with a service user with a wound.

This course will also provide you with an understanding of the differences between the type of wounds as well as the changes within the wound healing process.?

Using the wound healing continuum you will learn about specific tissue types involved as well as the management of chronic wounds.

In addition, this course will also cover the treatments for pressure ulcers, the types of support surfaces, how to assess pressure ulcers, venous and arterial ulcers and the role of nutrition in wound healing.

Learning Outcomes

  • Introduction to wound assessment
  • Definition of a wound
  • Wound Management
  • Composition of the skin as well as its functions
  • Wounds Assessments
  • Stages of ulcers
  • Treatment of wounds
  • Deep tissue injuries
  • Risk factors
  • Healing
  • Document and record keeping


  • 30 – 60 Minutes

What is CPD?

After completing this course you will have to complete the test in order to receive your certificate. After you have passed the online assessment you can print the certificate or request a hard-copy by post.

Our online courses are CPD Accredited, conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Assessment Method

In order to receive your certificate, you will have to complete the online assessment. The online assessment is a combination of multiple-choice question with a passmark over 70% and above.

If you don?t pass don?t worry! You can re-take the test as many time as you wish ? at no extra cost!
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Other Features

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.

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!

Does the online course expire?

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.



CPD Online Course