Tissue Viability Training | Online CPD Course

Tissue Viability Training | Online CPD Course


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Online Tissue Viability Awareness Course
Welcome to our online tissue viability awareness course. Our online training courses are developed in line with the latest UK legislation and meet the requirements set out by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), Health and Safety Executive and other professional and regulatory bodies


Course aims and objectives

  • To provide the learner with a clear understanding of the legislation and guidelines regarding tissue viability and the prevention and management of pressure ulcers
  • To provide essential tissue viability training resources in an engaging and meaningful way
  • To provide a FREE blended learning environment that is available to all individuals and businesses

What is covered in this online course?

  • Introduction into tissue viability
  • What is tissue viability
  • What is a pressure ulcer?
  • Structure of the skin
  • Functions of the skin
  • Symptoms of pressure ulcers
  • How pressure ulcers develop
  • Causes of pressure ulcers
  • Factors that increase pressure ulcer risks
  • Types of pressure
  • Who is affected by pressure ulcers
  • Diagnosing pressure ulcers
  • Treatment of pressure ulcers
  • Complications of pressure ulcers
  • Preventing pressure ulcers
  • Roles and responsibilities of the care team
  • Further online training resources

Who is this course for?

  • Doctors
  • Nurses
  • Allied Healthcare Workers
  • Healthcare Assistants
  • Social Care Support Workers
  • Voluntary Staff working in the NHS


For classroom training courses:

  • Bring photo ID (e.g., passport, licence, EU card)
  • Wear comfortable clothing

For online courses:

  • Access to a computer device, e.g., desktop, laptop, tablet or smartphone device

Career path

Our online and classroom training courses are suitable for:

  • Those who are looking to improve their knowledge of the subject area
  • Those whose jobs require periodic continuing professional development (CPD)
  • Those who need to show evidence as part of their professional registration requirements, e.g., doctors, nurses and allied health professionals


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