EWM Module 4: Managing Pressure Injuries, Pressure Ulcers and Complicated Wounds (2019/M4-2PTA)

EWM Module 4: Managing Pressure Injuries, Pressure Ulcers and Complicated Wounds (2019/M4-2PTA)

This module is a 2-day contact session focusing on the underlying aetiology of Pressure injuries and Pressure Ulcers and how to manage these patients holistically.  Learners will be able to align theory with practice and understand the Anatomy and Physiology involved with Pressure Ulcers.  International Pressure Injury guidelines are implemented and demonstrated in practice.  Practical skills sessions include:

  • Applying Negative Wound Pressure Therapy
  • Utilizing off-loading and pressure redistribution devices
  • Using aids in lifting and transferring patients

At the end of the module learners will be able to differentiate between the different types of Pressure injuries, MASD and skin tears.  Learners will also be able to understand the application of Negative Wound Pressure therapy in wound care.  Learners are required to do a 4-hour practical session as part of the module at an accredited Wound Care Centre.

Event Properties

Event Date 2019/08/06 7:30 am
Event End Date 2019/08/07 5:00 pm
Cut off date 2019/08/05
Individual Price ZAR3,600.00
Location Eloquent Health & Wellness Centre