Introduction to Tissue Viability


Using the wound healing continuum you will learn about specific tissue types involved and the management of chronic wounds and the equipments that are involved. You will receive the following courses: Tissue ViabilityIntroduction; Tissue Viability-Assessment and Treatment of Wounds; Tissue Viability– Dressings.

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Introduction to Tissue Viability Overview

This Introduction to Tissue Viability training course was developed to meet the required Skills for Health learning outcomes and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) recommendations for health and social care providers.

This course will provide you with an understanding of the differences between acute and chronic wounds and changes within the wound healing process. You will also explore what wounds become chronic and why.

As an introduction, you will learn about the importance of wound assessment and wound management. You will also learn about types of deep tissue injuries as well as the treatment of wounds throughout the course.

Candidates will benefit from having knowledge of wound assessment as well as an understanding of causes, stages, treatments and risk factors associated with a service user with a wound.

In addition, this Tissue Viability online course is also suitable for charities, nursing and residential home staff even if they have knowledge of wound assessment and looking for a refresher tissue viability course.

Learning Outcomes: Tissue Viability Courses For Nurses

  • Introduction to wound assessment
  • Definition of a wound
  • Wound Management
  • Composition of the skin and its functions
  • Wounds Assessments
  • Stages of ulcers
  • Treatment of wounds
  • Deep tissue injuries
  • Risk factors
  • Healing
  • Document and record keeping

Who is this course for?

  • Nurses
  • Midwives
  • Other Healthcare Professionals
  • Carers
  • Support Workers

Course Duration

  • 60 Minutes