This course gives an overview of skin integrity assessment and management in practice and follows on from plenary sessions at Wounds UK annual conference 2018.
Skin damage can have a negative impact on physical and psychosocial health and may lead to further health complications and high healthcare costs. This course aims to improve healthcare workers knowledge in; assessing the skin, identifying patients at risk of skin breakdown or with skin damage, and arriving at an appropriate and effective care plan.
The course consists of three presentations delivered by healthcare experts with many years of practical experience in assessing and treating skin conditions.
The learning outcomes for this online training programme are that trainees will:
1. Gain an understanding of effective varicose eczema management and how to assess the integrity of surrounding skin.
2. Obtain an awareness of the safe and effective use of emollients on various skin conditions
3. Learn from case studies showing the results of emollient application on common skin conditions.
The course includes the following three 3 modules:
Each module is accompanied by a multiple choice test to assess the trainee's understanding of the content. When all module tests are completed the trainee will receive a personalised certificate.