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With this Clinical Nurse Training – Tissue Viability you will 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. 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.
To make this course more accessible for you, we have designed it for both part-time and full-time students. This course is packed into the bite-size module for your convenience. You can study at your own pace or become accredited within hours!
If you require support, our experienced tutors are always available to help you throughout the comprehensive syllabus of this course and answer all your queries through email.
What will you learn in this Clinical Nurse Training - Tissue Viability:
Module 01: Tissue Viability and the Role of Tissue Viability Nurse
- Tissue Viability
- The Skin: – Epidermis – Dermis - Epidermal/Dermal Junction
- Developing the position of tissue viability nurses
- Roles of the Tissue Viability Nurse
- Current roles of tissue viability nurse and tissue viability services
Module 02: Wound
- Definitions of Wound and Different Types of Wounds
- Guideline Process
- Factors Influencing Wound Healing Intrinsic (Systemic) factors
- Wound Assessment
- Other factors in wound assessment
- Prevention of Cross Contamination
- Nutrition for Wound Healing
- Nutritional Assessment
- Wound Management
- Principles of Wound Care
Module 03: Dressings
- Types of Dressings
- Anti-biotic and Antiseptics (Topical)
- Specific Challenges
Module 04: Pressure Ulcer
- Definition of pressure ulcer
- Which anatomical locations are most frequently affected?
- Healthcare-acquired pressure ulcers
- The economic impact of pressure ulcers
- Athophysiology of pressure ulcers
- The impact of pressure and shear
- The importance of time in pressure ulcer development
- The impact of temperature and humidity
- Pressure ulcer prevention and treatment and the role of therapeutic support surfaces
- The role of therapeutic support surfaces
- Support surface definitions
- The importance of seating
- Selecting a patient support surface
Method of Assessment:
Upon completion of the course, you will be required to sit for an online multiple-choice quiz based assessment, which will determine whether you have passed the course (60% pass mark). The test will be marked immediately and results will be published instantly.
After successfully completing the course, you will be able to obtain the certificates. You can claim a PDF certificate by paying a little processing fee of £2. There is an additional fee to obtain a hardcopy certificate which is £9.
Who is this course for?
Clinical Nurse Training – Tissue Viability is suitable for anyone who wants to gain extensive knowledge, potential experience, and professional skills in the related field. This course is CPD accredited so you don’t have to worry about the quality.
Our Clinical Nurse Training – Tissue Viability is open to all from all academic backgrounds and there are no specific requirements to attend this course. It is compatible and accessible from any device including Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, Tablets etc.
This course opens a new door for you to enter the relevant job market and also gives you the opportunity to acquire extensive knowledge along with required skills to become successful. You will be able to add our qualification to your CV/resume which will help you to stand out in the competitive job industry.
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