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Pressure Injury – Prevention and Care for Support Workers : Live Virtual Classroom Training

Pressure Injury - Prevention and Care for Support Workers : Online Live Training

This program aims to provide 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. Participants will learn the risk factors associated with pressure injury development, the classification stages of pressure injuries, common strategies to prevent pressure injury development (including the Braden Scale tool) and how to manage pressure injuries.

Delivery Mode
2 hours live virtual classroom training

Qualification Issued
Pressure Care and Prevention for Support Workers: Live Virtual Classroom Training

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 was fast, flexible and professional. Our people are now really at ease with the technology and loving the flexibility that video conferencing provides. The content has not been compromised and the feedback we have had has been excellent.

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  • Disability Services Australia
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