CATEGORY: Wound Care

MODULE 3: Prevention of Skin Breakdown

Course Access: Lifetime
Course Overview

The aim of this module is to highlight the vulnerability of our skin particularly as we age and provide strategies for protection and prevention of skin breakdown.
We will take a closer look at who is at risk and the areas at risk of breakdown.
We will look at the common causes of skin breakdown such as ageing skin, the impact of pressure and poor circulation
For each of these we will look at preventative measures to reduce the risk for the people we care for.