CATEGORY: Wound Innovations

Risk Factors Affecting Healthy Skin

Course Access: Lifetime
Course Overview

This module takes approximately 2 hours to complete and provides a detailed description of how common risk factors affect healthy skin. This module focuses on:

  • Malnutrition and dehydration
  • Immobility and decreased functionality
  • Polypharmacy
  • Cognitive deficits.

This module is meant as an adjunct to all other wound modules. Risk factors such as malignancy, trauma and pressure are discussed in each of the online wound education modules where relevant and so are not covered again in this module. The Risk Factors Affecting Healthy Skin Module is suitable for all health professionals and students, especially those working with older adults in aged care and the community.

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