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Pressure Care and Moisture Lesion Awareness

Pressure ulcers cause immeasurable pain and suffering and the majority of them remain preventable. This online Pressure Care and Moisture Lesion training course will teach learners how to identify, prevent and treat pressure ulcers and moisture lesions. 

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About the Pressure Care and Moisture Lesion Awareness Training Course

Anyone receiving a health or social care service shouldn't suffer from a pressure injury or wound. By being aware of who is at high risk and carrying out the right checks, you can make a real difference in providing the best person-centred care.

Our Pressure Care and Moisture Lesion training course will teach learners about the skin and three layers, the oxygen and blood flow, what pressure ulcers and moisture lesions are and the difference between the two, the common pressure points, the signs and symptoms and the pressure ulcer grading. It covers how to identify those who are at high risk of developing pressure ulcers, ways to prevent, treat and reduce the development of pressure ulcers and the properties of different dressings and their functions.

Upon successful completion, learners will receive a downloadable and printable Pressure Care and Moisture Lesion certification.

Duration Duration Dependent on the delivery method, this Pressure Care and Moisture Lesion care training for nurses takes between 1-2 hours to complete and gain your certificate. 
Entry & Level Entry & Level There are no barriers to entry on this Pressure Care and Moisture Lesion training for carers. This is an awareness course, suitable for all. 
Certification Certification On completion of this Pressure Care and Moisture Lesion training online course, either download your certificate or access it later online. 
Accreditations Accreditations This online Pressure Care and Moisture Lesion course is CPD accredited and delivered by a Skills for Care Endorsed Provider. It meets accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines. 

 

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Pressure Care and Moisture Lesion Training Course Outline

The aim of this Pressure Care and Moisture Lesion training online course is to greater increase your knowledge of caring for those with pressure ulcers and moisture lesions safely and effectively.

The key points covered in this course are:

  • The skin and three layers
  • Oxygen and blood flow
  • What a pressure ulcer is
  • Common pressure points
  • Signs, Symptoms and Grading
  • Who is at high risk
  • Moisture lesions
  • Ways to prevent, treat and reduce
  • Dressings and their functions

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Pressure Care and Moisture Lesion Training Course Learning Outcomes

On completion of this online Pressure Care and Moisture Lesion training, learners should know and understand the following:  
 
  • The skin and three layers
    Learn and understand the skin and its 3 layers
  • Oxygen and blood flow
    Understand oxygen and blood flow in the body and how it affects the skin
  • What a pressure ulcer is
    Know what a pressure ulcer is and how it develops
  • Common pressure points
    Learn the common pressure points a pressure ulcer may occur
  • Signs, Symptoms and Grading
    Understand the signs and symptoms of a pressure ulcer and pressure ulcer grading 
  • Who is at high risk
    be able to identify those who are at high risk of developing pressure ulcers
  • Moisture lesions
    Know what a moisture lesion is and the difference between pressure ulcers and moisture lesions
  • Ways to prevent, treat and reduce
    Learn ways to prevent, treat and reduce the development of pressure ulcers
  • Dressings and their functions
    Understand the properties of different dressings and their functions

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FAQ - PRESSURE CARE AND MOISTURE LESION TRAINING COURSE

Frequently Asked Questions

We've answered the most common Pressure Care and Moisture Lesion questions our training experts get asked.

What is a pressure ulcer?

A pressure ulcer is an injury to the skin and the deeper tissue beneath it. This happens when pressure is applied to the same area of skin for a period of time and cuts off its blood supply It is more common if a person is restricted to a bed or chair for an extended period of time.

What Is a Moisture Lesion?

Moisture lesions are an injury that occurs on the skin and occurs by exposure to excessive moisture from urine, faeces, sweat and weeping wounds.

Who is most at risk of getting pressure ulcers?

Anyone can get a pressure ulcer, but the following things can make them more likely to occur:

  • being confined to bed with illness or after surgery
  • inability to move some or all of the body (paralysis)
  • obesity
  • urinary incontinence and bowel incontinence
  • medical conditions that affect blood supply, make skin more fragile or cause movement problems
  • being over 70 – older people are more likely to have mobility problems and skin that's more easily damaged through dehydration and other factors

 

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Pressure Care and Moisture Lesion Training Course Delivery Methods

Our online Pressure Care and Moisture Lesion training courses are available 24/7, anytime, anywhere. Perfect for staff, like nurses and carers, with busy schedules or difficult shift patterns.

• Study when you want 
• Track staff progress 
• Study anywhere you want on any device 

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Login Once everything has been booked, you will receive login details for you and your staff. 
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Complete Course Complete the Pressure Care and Moisture Lesion care training you purchased in the delivery method you chose. 
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Become Certified Great! Now you're certified and can download the certificates from the portal. 

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