Tissue Viability | Level 2 | Online Training Course | CPDUK Accredited | Instant Course Access | Includes Assessment & Certificate | Instant Certificate Download.
Welcome to our online Tissue Viability training course for front-line healthcare and social care providers. All our online training courses, programmes and qualifications are accredited by the CPD Certification Service (CPDUK).
Pressure ulcers are an injury that breaks down the skin and underlying tissue. They are caused when an area of skin is placed under pressure. They are sometimes known as ‘bedsores’ or ‘pressure sores’.
The daily costs of treating a pressure ulcer are estimated to range from £43 to £374. For uncomplicated pressure ulcers, the daily cost ranges from between £43 to £57. Caregivers need to understand the core principles of pressure ulcer prevention.
Certificate duration: 2 years
Entry requirements: No entry restrictions
Recommended prerequisites: N/A
Assessment type: End of course assessment
Assessment pass mark – 80% needed to pass and gain a CPD certificate
Cost(s) of assessment and certification – All costs included in the course price
Awarding/Accrediting body – CPD Certification Service (CPDUK)
Who is the course for?
This Tissue Viability e-learning course should be completed by those who work in health and social care services, including:
- NHS medical, nursing, AHP and care staff
- Locum doctors and nurses
- Locum allied health professionals (AHPs)
- Agency nurses
- Agency workers
- Healthcare Assistants
- Support workers
- Care assistants
- Community services.
What is covered in this course?
This online Tissue Viability training course covers the following:
- Introduction to tissue viability
- What is tissue viability?
- What is a pressure ulcer?
- Structure of the skin,
- Functions of the skin,
- Symptoms of pressure ulcers,
- How do pressure ulcers develop?
- Causes of pressure ulcers,
- Factors that increase pressure ulcer risks,
- Types of pressure ulcers,
- Who is affected by pressure ulcers,
- Diagnosing pressure ulcers,
- Treatment of pressure ulcers,
- Complications of pressure ulcers,
- Preventing pressure ulcers,
- Roles and responsibilities of the care team, and
- Further online resources and references.