Essential training for Nursing, Midwifery, Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners, Registered Undergraduate Student of Nursing/Midwifery (RUSON/M), Patient Care Assistants and identified Allied Health employees, to prevent pressure injuries occurring to your patient/clients.

  • Course version: 2024
  • Course review every: 5 years


  • Registered Nurses and Midwives
  • Registered Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Practitioners and
  • Identified Allied Health Professionals
  • Patient Care Assistants

Excludes Primary Health Care


This self directed learning package has been developed to provide the identified employees knowledge in pressure injury prevention. This course will fulfil the Essential Training requirements and can be included in CPD hours.

Learning outcomes

This course will cover:

  • Definitions of Pressure injuries and impacts
  • National Safety and Quality Services Standards and DoH network policy
  • Pressure Injury Risk Assessment
  • Pressure Injury Risk Assessment Tools
  • Prevention of pressure injuries
  • Management of pressure injuries


Expected duration for viewing tutorial and completing the online assessment quiz is 1 hour.

Completion requirements

Pressure Injury risk assessment and prevention and management training is an essential requirement to be completed every 5 years.

  • Complete the tutorial
  • Complete the online assessment quiz, you must achieve 100% to pass
  • A certificate will be made available once the assessment is completed and passed

Technical requirements

Learning modules may contain sound / voice overs, participant will therefore need to access these modules on a device that has sound enabled. For participants using NTG computers, please contact NTG Service Desk for technical advice or assistance 1800 000 254 (do I have audio enabled on my computer and/or how to get my audio equipment working).

How to enrol


Use the 'Enrol me' button located at the bottom of this page. If you cannot see the 'Enrol me' button at the bottom of this page, please CLICK HERE and re-check for the 'Enrol me' button at the bottom of this page. Clicking on the 'Enrol me' button will enrol you in the course and take you to the course homepage.  

NTG Staff – login with your NTG LAN details. These are the same details you use to log onto your work computer.

Non-NTG Staff – login with your MyLearning account details or apply for a MyLearning account using the Application form for non-departmental staff.


Clinical Learning Education and Research Service (CLEaRS)

Top End Region
p: (08) 8922 7660