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Pressure Injury – Prevention and Care for Support Workers

Pressure Injury - Prevention and Care for Support Workers : Face-To-Face Training


Overview/Content
This training aims to develop the essential knowledge and skills required for a support worker to recognise those at risk of developing a pressure injury and implement appropriate prevention and/or management strategies.

Learning Objectives
Face-to-Face Mode Only:

  • Use the Braden Scale for skin risk assessment

  • Understand appropriate infection control precautions

  • Describe the strategies to help minimise pressure injuries occurring

  • Outline the risk factors for developing a pressure injury



Prerequisites
Pressure Care and Prevention for Support Workers: Live Online Training and Knowledge Assessment
Pressure Care and Prevention for Support Workers: Face-To-Face Training and Assessment

Delivery Mode
2 hours and 30 minutes live online training and knowledge assessment
2 hours and 30 minutes face-to-face training and assessment

More About This Course
We select our Premium Health trainers and assessors carefully. All are nurses or paramedics with appropriate qualifications, technical expertise and experience in the health care, emergency first aid and education sectors. This enables them to provide you with quality training which is grounded in experience and knowledge of the field.

Some of the topics include:

  • understanding the structure of the skin and underlying tissue

  • discussing the factors that increase the risk of pressure injuries

  • outlining the body areas most at risk of pressure injury development

  • describing the 6 stages of pressure injuries

  • explaining strategies which can be implemented to reduce the risk or development of pressure injuries including skin risk assessment such as Braden Scale

  • explaining the main methods of pressure injury wound care

  • assessment and prevention strategies to reduce the risk of pressure injuries





Premium Health are fantastic to deal with. The process of booking in training is easy and Premium Health have a range of health related training topics to choose from. The facilitators who deliver the training are knowledgeable, pleasant, professional and make the sessions interesting.

  • Katerina Formosa
  • Senior Services Manager
  • Estia Foundation of Australia
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