{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Nonviral Injection-Related Injuries in Persons Who Inject Drugs: Skin and Soft Tissue Infection, Vascular Drainage, and Wounds

Purpose of Activity

To explore skin and soft-tissue infections and vascular damage in persons who inject drugs and relate these changes to wound development and care.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Review the issues surrounding wound infections in persons who inject drugs.
  2. Describe the risk factors and manifestations of wound infections in persons who inject drugs.
  3. Summarize the treatment options for wound infections in persons who inject drugs.
Price: $17.95

Credits:

  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.







Test Code: ASWC0719
Published: Jul 2019
Expires: 6/4/2021
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Barbara Pieper, PhD, RN, CWOCN, ACNS-BC, FAAN