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The role of education in developing tissue viability to meet the Quality Agenda

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The role of education in developing tissue viability to meet the Quality Agenda

Karen Ousey
31 May 2010

It is essential that practitioners involved in tissue viability and wound care are kept informed of new developments and maintain their skills ensuring that care interventions are evidence-based and auditable. Education is a vehicle to transfer the knowledge and skills required by registered and unregistered practitioners to promote a healthcare service that has quality at the heart of everything done. Healthcare professionals are accountable to maintain their professional knowledge and competency. As healthcare priorities change, so must the content of education delivered to tissue viability practitioners.

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