Nursing CPD Institute

Skin Tears & the impact on the Aged Care Demographic

CPD Hours: 1
Current as at 17 August 2021
This webinar introduces the International Skin Tear Advisory Panel (ISTAP) skin tear classification system and the impact of skin tears in the aged care environment.

“Review the risk factors associated with aged skin and skin tear development

Course Content

This webinar introduces the International Skin Tear Advisory Panel (ISTAP) skin tear classification system and the impact of skin tears in the aged care environment. It will also focus on the 2020 Best Practice Recommendations for holistic strategies to promote skin integrity.

Learning Outcomes

In this session you will:

  • Explore the International Skin Tear Advisory Panel (ISTAP) classification system for skin tears
  • Review the risk factors associated with aged skin and skin tear development
  • Examine the 2020 best practice recommendations & strategies for promoting skin integrity
  • Gain an understanding of wound management products for managing skin tears
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