MODULE 1: Skin and Wound Assessment

The aim of this module is to provide you with a good understanding of the importance of skin and wound assessment when delivering care to your patient or resident. We hope after completing this module you will have a better understanding of the factors that can impact the skin and wound healing, what to look […]

MODULE 3: Prevention of Skin Breakdown

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 […]

MODULE 4: Dressing Selection (Simply)

This module will bring together all the information we have covered in the previous modules to help you choose the right dressing for your patient or residents wound, based on the assessment you have completed and the identified needs of the wound. We will review the TIME acronym to help you choose the right dressing […]

MODULE 2: Treatment of Skin Breakdown

The aim of this module is to provide you with a treatment pathway to help you manage the wounds of the patients or residents you are caring for. We will explain in more detail the concept of wound bed preparation followed by the TIME acronym to help identify the needs of the wound and discuss […]