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Pressure Ulcer Prevention

Pressure Ulcer Prevention

Pressure Ulcer Prevention

Pressure Ulcer Prevention online Course with Printable Certificate upon Completion

The aim of our online module is to enable learners 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

Learning outcome

State when and why pressure ulcers can occur
Know the category scheme for pressure ulcers and the implications of that’s scheme
Know the types of people most vulnerable to pressure ulcers
Identify the factors that can increase their vulnerability
Understand the possible consequences of failing to treat a pressure ulcer effectively at the earliest opportunity
Know the various means of preventing the development of pressure ulcers
Be aware of the most effective means of treating a pressure ulcer as soon as it is identified.
Target audience All staff working in a care setting

Estimate completion time 60 minutes

Level Awareness

Endorsed/Approved British Nursing Journal

QCF H & S Care Ref T/601/8721 HSC 216 HSC 217 HSC 223 HSC 225 HSC 358 HSC 360


The course has full audio and includes both formative and summative assessment.


For more information on this course please contact: info@careshield.co.uk