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This module is aimed at tissue viability nurses, community nurses, nurse practitioners, practice nurses and nurses who work in care home settings, but will be useful for anyone involved in wound care. By Sarah Gardner Clinical Lead, Tissue Viability Service and Sara Burr Community Dermatology Specialist Nurse, Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust.
The learning objectives for this module are to:
- Understand more about the skin barrier and the importance of skin health in wound care
- Gain practical knowledge on types of emollients and Complete Emollient Therapy (CET) for patients with wounds and dry skin
- Increase clinical confidence in advising patients on emollient choices as part of a skin management care plan
This module contains an estimated 1 hour of educational content, which can be included as part of your personal development and learning plan.