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PSW & Caregiver Skin Health Course

The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Institute is proud to announce the launch of its latest online educational course: the PSW & Caregiver Skin Health Course. This comprehensive program is meticulously designed to equip Personal Support Workers (PSW), Healthcare Assistants, and Caregivers with the knowledge necessary to address skin health challenges adeptly.


Skin health is paramount in patient care, particularly for individuals dealing with Moisture-Associated Skin Damage (MASD), skin tears, and pressure injuries. Recognizing the pivotal role PSWs, Healthcare Assistants, and Caregivers play in preventing skin breakdown and wounds, this course is tailored to empower frontline healthcare professionals with targeted education in those key areas.

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Are you a Personal Support Worker (PSW), Healthcare Assistant, or Caregiver dedicated to improving your skin health knowledge?

Modules and Course Length

The fully-online program comprises four modules, allowing participants to commence at their convenience and progress at their own pace over approximately 6 weeks:

Course Modules

  • Unit 1: Maintaining Skin Health

  • Unit 2: Moisture-Associated Skin Damage

  • Unit 3: Pressure Injuries

  • Unit 4: Skin Tears


Course Length

  • 6 weeks self-paced, online

  • Rolling start, start at anytime

Course Outcomes

Registration Process

Costs & Tuition: Total $50

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