Monday- Skin Assessment

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Title

Skin Assessment: Assessing skin on patients with darker skin tones in relation to pressure ulcer prevention

When

Monday 15 November 1230-1330

Format

FREE to attend via the Zoom Webinar platform, will also be streaming to Facebook Live and the TVS website. Webinar will also be available to view on catch-up

The Speakers

  • Jacqui Fletcher OBE, Independent Wound Care Consultant, Senior Nurse Advisor – Stop the Pressure Programme (NHS Improvement) and Editor of Wounds UK journal
  • Neesha Oozageer Gunowa, Community Pathway Lead | Registered Nurse | Senior Fellow HEA
  • Sarah Pankhurst, Head of Tissue Viability / Clinical Nurse Specialist – Nottingham CityCare CIC

Overview

Join Jacqui and panel members, Neesha and Sarah as they discuss the newly published 2021 Wounds UK Best Practice Statement: Addressing skin tone bias in wound care: assessing signs and symptoms in people with dark skin tones

Learning Objectives

By attending this webinar you will:-

  • Have an awareness of the Best Practice Statement and understand the need for its creation
  • Be given practical tips and considerations when assessing peoples skin with darker skin tones to ensure effective wound treatment and preventative care, in particular Best Practice statements around the awareness of skin tone, the colour bar tool and the use of our senses in holistic assessment
  • Gain increased confidence in the identification of early sign of pressure ulcers in people with darker skin tones and understand some of the best practice statements to aid your practice