PLEASE NOTE: this course is £150.00 to external delegates. Your place will be reserved until payment has been received.
This course has been organised by the PGME team on behalf of the Tissue Viability department.
Maintaining skin integrity is of utmost importance for infants, children and young people. Skin status is the most significant early indicator of the skin’s response to pressure exposure and the on-going risk of pressure injury and moisture damage. A thorough systematic approach to the child’s skin assessment is essential.
This one-day course is designed to help delegates develop knowledge and understanding to share within their own teams to help manage and maintain children’s skin integrity.
- Anatomy and physiology of skin
- Why is this important?
- Structured SSKIN approach to maintaining children’s skin integrity
- Grading pressure ulcers
- Prevention and management of paediatric pressure ulcers, nappy rash and moisture lesions
- What is the difference between pressure ulcers and moisture lesions?
- Incontinence related dermatitis
- Maintaining a structured approach to manage complicated nappy rash – which creams are which?
There will be an opportunity to review scenarios and delegates’ experience in clinical practice.
Open to all staff groups and individuals, internally and externally.
This course is free to all GOSH employees. However, if you fail to attend or do not give the sufficient notice for cancelling your place, 5 working days’, you will be charged the course fee. Payment will be requested via the payment option specified on your booking form.
Payment will be requested via invoice from Great Ormond Street Hospital finance department. Places will be reserved until payment has been received.