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Pressure Ulcer Prevention and management

This module is designed for practitioners who wish to extend their knowledge in the prevention and management of patients with pressure damage.The focus of this module is to help to integrate theory to practice. 

The module is designed to develop your knowledge and skills and in pressure ulcer prevention and management. This course is designed to help integrate theory to practice. It will enable practitioners to bring their knowledge of pressure ulcer management up to date with local and national guidelines.

The module will cover the following subject areas:

  • Critically review  the aetiology and pathophysiology of  pressure ulcers and their management
  • Review and evaluate pressure ulcer management practices based on current evidence
  • Explore and examine values, attitudes and beliefs that underpin the delivery of care to patients with or at risk of pressure damage. 

Entry Criteria

  • Effective registration with the NMC / HPC or other relevant professional body. ESSENTIAL
  • Undertaken successful level 4/5 academic study. ESSENTIAL
  • Currently be employed in practice and have the support of their manager in undertaking the module. ESSENTIAL
  • Have a named mentor in clinical practice throughout the duration of the module. ESSENTIAL

How to apply

Online Application Forms and Guidance Information

Key information

Module Category: NMAH
Module Code: 3372
Module Credits: 15
Module Level: 6

Module leader

Hillary Field
T: 0116 201 3892


Semester 1: 2017
This module runs once per academic year.

  • 09.00 - 13.00 Wednesday 4 October
  • 09.00 - 13.00 Wednesday 18 October
  • 09.00 - 13.00 Wednesday 1 November
  • 09.00 - 13.00 Wednesday 15 November
  • 09.00 - 13.00 Wednesday 29 November

Return to study

This is a degree-level module in which you will be expected to produce assessed work at degree-level standard.

If it is sometime since you undertook other kinds of academically assessed work, you will be well advised to consider undertaking some self-directed academic updating around returning to study.

More information can be found here


Learning Beyond Registration contract

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