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Skin Integrity

Why is it important to consider skin integrity when working with older people?

Maintaining skin integrity is important as wound prevalence increases with age. Pressure areas, skin tears and infections are associated with pain, reduced mobility, and increased risk of hospitalisation and increased health care costs.

On the Skin Integrity CPD Program you will discover:

  • Skin tears classification, prevention and management
  • Assessment tools
  • Pressure Ulcer prevention
  • Staging of pressure ulcers
  • Proactive steps to protect skin

Length of Course: 4 hours

CPD Points: 4 points

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