This module explores skin tear assessment, management and prevention strategies including:
- Skin tear risk factors such as advanced age, dependence for activities of daily living, and visible skin changes
- Maintaining a safe environment and effective handling techniques
- Classification using the Skin Tear Audit Research (STAR) Tool and dressing product selection
The Skin Tear Module is a valuable learning resource for any person involved with the care of the elderly or to anyone wishing to learn about skin tear prevention and management. In particular, it will appeal to those working in residential aged care facilities, hospitals, community health and community or home care settings.
This online learning program is endorsed by ACN according to our Continuing Professional Development Endorsed Course Standards. It has been allocated 6 CPD hours per module according to the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia – Continuing Professional Development Standard
Volume Packages for Organisations
Are you looking to purchase over 100 modules or arrange access for staff within your organisation?
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