december, 2021

06dec9:30 am12:30 pmFeatured***Places Available*** | Pressure Area Care and Tissue Viability Training | Open Course in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire | 6th December 2021This Pressure Area Care Training is designed for RGN’s and support workers who may need to update their knowledge and skills on the topics of pressure area care and prevention.

Event Details

Welcome to the “Excellence in Care Series”

We understand that a lot of businesses find it difficult to release all staff to attend training.  For this reason we are now running open courses at our training venue in Cheltenham to give organisations and individuals the opportunity to book onto a course with minimum disruption to the working day.

Our open courses are ideal for anyone working in the healthcare sector.  You can attend the courses as an individual or a number of your staff can be booked onto the course.  There are a maximum of 15 places available.

Training made easy for you

With a lot of new regulations coming into force, it is vital now more than ever that you are able to provide appropriate training for your workforce.

Supporting you with staff recruitment & retention

It’s a fact that quality training increases recruitment and aids retention.  A vital issue in your sector where good staff seem to be becoming ever more thin on the ground.  Our bespoke training packages are designed specifically to help you.

Helping you increased productivity

Well trained staff are able to carry out their duties more efficiently.  Organisations with a well trained workforce suffer less safeguard incidents.  Well trained staff work more efficiently and have more confidence in their job role.

Improving standards of care delivery

Support your staff to deliver a quality patient/client centred approach to care in your healthcare setting.

Pressure Area Care and Tissue Viability Training

This Pressure Area Care Training is designed for RGN’s and support workers who may need to update their knowledge and skills on the topics of 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.

Course Content

  • What is 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
  • Wound phases / healing
  • Factors affecting healing
  • Waterlow Pressure Area Risk Assessment Chart

The primary aim of this tool is to assist you to assess risk of a patient/client developing a pressure ulcer. We use this together with your clinical judgement.

The Waterlow consists of seven items: build/weight, height, visual assessment of the skin, sex/age, continence, mobility, and appetite, and special risk factors, divided into tissue malnutrition, neurological deficit, major surgery/trauma, and medication.

  • Dressing types & selection
  • Summary & course evaluation

Learning Outcomes

On completion delegates will be able to demonstrate much improved awareness of pressure ulcers including the causes, needs and requirements.


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

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

Cost:  £48.00 per person which includes refreshments.



(Monday) 9:30 am - 12:30 pm


The New Club

2 Montpellier Parade


Tidal Training Ltd

Book a place

For more information and pricing please contact one of the team and we will be delighted to support you.

Landline: 01242 371 999

Booking form

  • Date Format: DD slash MM slash YYYY