This certificate-based course is designed for anyone with roles in the healthcare and social assistance sector who need to understand and manage people at risk of skin-related injuries. Average course completion time is around 20-40 minutes. Successful completion of this course requires 80% or more correct answers in the quiz.
Manage a Person’s Skin Integrity
This online-only course consists of one unit of content and an auto-assessed quiz. You’ll learn all about how to identify people at risk of skin integrity injuries and how to treat and prevent them.
Duration: 60 - 90 minutes
Who is the course for?
Anyone with roles in the healthcare and social assistance sector who needs to understand and manage people at risk of skin-related injuries.
Specific To This Course
By the end of this course, you should be able to:
- Explain the relationship between basic skin function and skin anatomy
- Outline the effects of aging and common injuries on the skin
- Identify and mitigate risks that may contribute to or cause common injuries
- Demonstrate an understanding of preventive skin care and accurate documentation