Course Code: TT160 - Course Duration: 3 Hours

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This course is now being delivered to groups via live webinar and will be delivered by our professional and qualified educators.
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This Pressure Area Care Training is designed for nurses and support workers who may need to update their knowledge and skills on pressure area care and prevention. Pressure ulcers occur when a localised area of skin and underlying tissue becomes damaged due to continual pressure, friction, or shear.

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Most pressure ulcers can be prevented with early intervention and detection.  Attending delegates will gain a thorough understanding of the subject to help them minimise opportunity for ulcers to form and optimise any required treatment for the patients/clients in their care.


Course Content

  • Pressure area care and tissue viability
  • Pressure Ulcer Prevention
  • Subject knowledge assessment
  • Professional, legal & ethical issues of wound management
  • Wound etiology
  • Wound Categories
  • Wound types
  • Phases in wound healing
  • Factors affecting healing
  • Waterlow Score Assessment Chart
  • Dressing types & selection

Course Assessment and Certification

Assessment will be by continuous assessment by the trainer – there is no ‘test’ paper.

A certificate will be issued upon successful completion of course and is valid for 2 years.

Customers who booked this course also booked Woundcare Management Training for their nursing staff.


This course is often booked with the following courses:

Open Courses

This course is also delivered on one of our “Excellence in CareSeries open courses in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire.

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Onsite Training Locations

Tidal Training provide onsite face to face healthcare training to large and small organisations across the United Kingdom. Our tutors will travel to your workplace or choice of venue and deliver training at a time and date which fits in with your organisation’s work commitments. If you require training outside of normal working hours we will be more than happy to support you. Our clients do not have to pay for mileage or any other added extras.

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Onsite Training for Pressure Area Care Training and Tissue Viability

This Pressure Area Care Training and Tissue Viability course and all of the Clinical Training Courses in our portfolio can be delivered onsite in most cities and surrounding areas in England, Wales and Scotland including:

  • Aberdeen
  • Bangor
  • Bath
  • Birmingham
  • Bradford
  • Brighton and Hove
  • Bristol
  • Cambridge
  • Canterbury
  • Cardiff
  • Carlisle
  • Chester
  • Chichester
  • Coventry
  • Derby
  • Dundee
  • Durham
  • Edinburgh
  • Ely
  • Exeter
  • Glasgow
  • Gloucester
  • Hereford
  • Inverness
  • Kingston upon Hull
  • Lancaster
  • Leeds
  • Leicester
  • Lichfield
  • Lincoln
  • Liverpool
  • City of London
  • Manchester
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Newport
  • Norwich
  • Nottingham
  • Oxford
  • Perth
  • Peterborough
  • Plymouth
  • Portsmouth
  • Preston
  • Ripon
  • Salford
  • Salisbury
  • Sheffield
  • Southampton
  • St Albans
  • St Davids
  • Stirling
  • Stoke-on-Trent
  • Sunderland
  • Swansea
  • Truro
  • Wakefield
  • Wells
  • Westminster
  • Winchester
  • Wolverhampton
  • Worcester
  • York
  • Wherever you are!