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Tissue Viability Training | Level 1 Online CPD Course


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Tissue Viability Training | Level 1 Online CPD Course

Tissue Viability Training Course | Online CPD Course |  Wound Care Training | The Mandatory Training Group

Welcome to The Mandatory Training Group's online tissue viability training course. This tissue viability e-learning course was developed to meet the legislative and regulatory framework for health care and social care providers. 

Tissue Viability Training Course | Online CPD Course

Who is this tissue viability training course for?

The Mandatory Training Group’s tissue viability eLearning course should be completed by nurses and other healthcare and social care staff. This includes unpaid and voluntary staff working in NHS and private hospitals, locum doctors, locum allied health professionals, agency nurses and healthcare assistants. This tissue viability online training is also relevant for health and social care support workers, including charities, nursing and residential home staff.

This tissue viability e-learning course can be taken as a standalone CPD course or as part of our online tissue viability package or the wider online candidate mandatory training courses.

This online tissue viability course covers the main points relating to tissue viability and basic pressure ulcer care. It has additional online learning resources that provide more details for learners to refer to during the course and in practice.

Course aims and objectives

The aims and objectives of this online tissue viability training course are to:

  • 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?

This online tissue viability training course covers the following:

  • 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

Assessment and certification

At the end of this online tissue viability course, learners will be required to complete an online assessment. On successful completion of the knowledge test (80% pass mark), learners will be able to download a FREE CPD certificate that is valid for one year.

We can also provide classroom based training at any suitable UK venue. Contact our Support Team on 02476 100090 or via Email to make a booking. 

Course accreditation

The content of this online tissue viability training course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Course duration

It will take approximately 60 to 90 minutes to complete this e-learning tissue viability course. The length of time to complete the course depends on the following:

  • your prior knowledge and experience in health care and social care settings and awareness of tissue viability and pressure ulcer management
  • how quickly you can study and absorb the learning materials
  • how much you can pace yourself once started 

You are in full control of how long it takes to complete this online tissue viability course. You can go through the course in one sitting, or pause and come back later. Your progress will be recorded throughout and you will be able to start where you previously left off.

You can revise the online learning materials as many times as you like. Even after completing the course successfully (and obtaining your CPD) certificate, you will still have access to your learning materials for 365 days.

Payment and additional information

After adding this online tissue viability course to the shopping cart (by selecting Add to Cart), you will be able to make a secure payment using all major credit and debit cards. You can also make a secure payment through PayPal

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Once you have purchased your tissue viability e learning course, you will be sent a confirmation e-mail. You will then receive a link and login details to access your e-learning course (s) within 24 hours of purchase.

What is tissue viability?

"Tissue viability is a fast growing speciality that primarily considers all aspects of skin and soft tissue wounds including; acute surgical wounds, pressure ulcers and all forms of leg ulceration that are caused by application of pressure against an area of the skin"

Why is tissue viability training important?

All health care and social care providers are required to have in place tissue viability policies and procedures. All staff should have tissue viability training to meet their roles and responsibilities, including the prevention and management of pressure ulcers. 

Tissue Viability & Pressure Ulcer Care - meeting employers' legal obligations

The Mandatory Training Group's online tissue viability courses help UK employers and employees alike to fulfil the legislative and regulatory obligations. Our tissue viability training courses provide the essential knowledge and understanding to improve the quality of life for patients and other service users. 

Why choose The Mandatory Training Group’s tissue viability training?

There are benefits of choosing The Mandatory Training Group as your e-learning training provider, including:

√ National Skills Academy for Health national delivery partner √ UK accredited e learning provider √ nationally recognised CPD certificates √ SCORM compliant elearning courses √ TIN CAN compliant e-learning courses √ interactive online learning courses √ free blended learning environment for individuals and organisations √ competitively priced online training courses √ meet UK compliance requirements √ reduce organisational carbon footprint √ immediate access to online learning materials √ minimise travel costs and man hour costs of classroom training √ minimise hours and days spend away in classroom training √ download or print CPD certificates on completion

Organisational e-learning 

Are you responsible for organisational training and development or organisational statutory and mandatory compliance? You may want to find out more about how Learning Management System (LMS) may help your organisation. With out interactive LMS, managers and administrators can easily:

  • set up a FREE blended learning environment;
  • upload essential documents;
  • upload individual and group learners;
  • manage learners, including tracking progress
  • review who has completed training
  • download/print training reports for compliance audits

You can also browse our e-learning course catalogue to find out more about our statutory and mandatory training courses. Alternatively, contact our Support Team on  02476 100090 or via Email, stating your specific e-learning requirements. 

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