Institute of Health and
Biomedical Innovation

Welcome to Promoting Healthy Skin

a Self-Directed Learning Resource

This resource can help you develop a greater understanding of the basic principles involved in evidence based wound assessment, management and prevention for common wound types.


Module 1 covers the characteristics of normal skin, the changes associated with ageing and some simple strategies to prevent skin breakdown.

Modules 2 to 8 focus on skin tears, venous leg ulcers, arterial leg ulcers, diabetic foot ulcers, pressure injuries, wound care and evidence based practice.

How to use this CD

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