Tissue viability: core knowledge for practice (Courtesy of Pixabay)

Key features

This 20 credit degree-level module will address normal anatomy and physiology of skin and wound healing and compare with pathophysiology in skin and tissue repair. It will explore the systematic assessment of the patient, their skin and any wounds. It will consider the general management principles for skin and wounds and provide opportunities to examine the role that skin and wound management products can play alongside education to improve patient outcomes as part of a robust management strategy.
This module can be studied as a standalone module or as an optional module towards some of our BSc (Hons) Professional Development pathways – please contact the Professional Development Unit for further information.

How to apply

For further information on module dates, entry requirements, fees and funding and how to apply please contact the relevant education coordinator for the organisation where you wish to undertake the module, see below contact details.
This module is delivered by:
Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Training Administration Team: rduh.learnplussupport@nhs.net 
Module code




FHEQ level

Level 6 – bachelors degree

Admissions information 

Additional information and documentation required for the application process.
  • Application forms. 
  • Change of name forms.
  • Pre-course information.
  • Downloadable guides.
  • Student card.
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