Module details

Module code


Module level

Level 6 and 7

Module credits

20 credits

Next course date

September and January


Derby Campus

Module description

About this module

This module enables you to develop skills in assessment and planning, which will address issues related to Tissue Viability within Primary and Secondary Care settings, based on principles of best practice for associated conditions. It also enables you to develop a critical understanding of the contributory factors to tissue breakdown, including chronic disease and immobility.

Strategies will be employed to develop knowledge and understanding of the subject, alongside professional and practical management of individual conditions.

Who is this course for

Nursing and Paramedic.

Learning outcomes

On completion you will be able to:

Fees and funding

2019/20 Fees (August 2019 - July 2020)

If this is an LBR (Learning Beyond Registration) course, and you are eligible for LBR funding, the cost is funded by HEEM (Health Education East Midlands) - check the list of LBR courses.

If you are funding your own study, the full cost of this module is £1,000.

For more information on payment options, please contact our Student Records and Fees team by phone on +44 (0)1332 591063 or email at

How to apply

Level 6

LBR applications

Apply directly to the University

Self-funded applications

Level 7

LBR applications

Apply directly to the University

Self-funded applications

Contact us

Learning Beyond Registration (LBR) +44 (0)1332 591992

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Additional information about your studies

Minimum numbers

Please note that this course is subject to minimum numbers in order to run.