Moisture lesions vs pressure ulcers, How can you tell the difference?
Classifying wounds can be a difficult concept. This webinar is designed to help guide healthcare professional to determine the difference between moisture lesions and pressure ulcers. This session will also include the categorisation of pressure ulcers
- To revisit the structure and function of the skin
- To understand the cascade of events that lead to pressure and moisture damage
- To gain more in depth understanding of the difference between moisture lesions and pressure ulcers
- To understand categories of pressure ulcers
Meet our Experts
Sarah has always had a keen interest in Tissue Viability since becoming a registered nurse in 2002. Her experience varies from within a community setting, where she completed her Tissue Viability based degree in 2007. She then worked within the private sector to gain additional advanced wound care skills whilst working with a medical devices company specialised in wound healing. In 2010, Sarah became a Tissue Viability Nurse and shaped a specialised service within the acute sector for 7 years before returning to the community setting as a TVN.
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