Wound Care: Skin Tears
Explore why older people are more at risk of skin tears and how to reduce this risk. Learn how to assess and dress a skin tear and how to provide follow-up care.
After completing this course, participants should be able to:
- Define a skin tear
- Identify why older people are at risk of skin tears
- Outline strategies that can help minimise the risk of skin tears
- Recognise the key steps in the management of a skin tear
Who is this course appropriate for:
This course is appropriate for New Care Staff, Experienced Care Staff, Registered Nurses, Enrolled Nurses, Management.
Continuing Professional Development Hours:
CPD: This course is worth 0.75 Continuing Professional Development hours.
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