Pressure Ulcer Awareness

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This module will take approximately 30 minutes to complete and includes the following elements. 

  • This module is designed for all primary care staff to assist with their understanding of Pressure Ulcer and raise awareness of this condition in care.
  • The course contains a case study and multiple-choice questions.


During this course you will learn:

  • What a pressure ulcer is.​
  • How common pressure ulcers are.​
  • What causes them.
  • Who is most at risk.​
  • The signs and symptoms of pressure ulcers and the prognosis.​
  • How pressure ulcers are assessed and managed in care.​
  • What follow up is required.​

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