Tissue Viability Training

Tissue Viability Training


This ½ day course is designed for those who work in the health and social care industry delivering direct care to service users.  Delegates will learn about the risks leading to development of pressure sores

Course Content and Structure


  • Identify the main structures and functions of the skin
  • Understand what a pressure ulcer is and how to help prevent it
  • Identify the common sites associated with pressure ulcers
  • How to manage of pressure ulcers effectively
  • Understand the risk factors associated with a service user with a pressure ulcer
  • Know how and when to report pressure ulcers
  • Understand the record keeping process




The NHS have developed five simple steps to prevent and treat pressure ulcers