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Purpose of Activity

To present registered professional nurses with comprehensive information on pressure ulcers, highlighting the use of the Braden Scale for Predicting Pressure Sore Risk.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. present the background information essential for understanding the need for and the development and use of the Braden scale.
  2. plan the essential steps for determining a patient's Braden score and intervening accordingly.
  3. outline the information relevant to the use of the Braden scale and its subscales.
Price: $21.95


  • ANCC 2.0 CH
  • DC - BON 2.0 CH
  • FL - BON 2.0 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 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 Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.
The ANCC's accreditation status of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Department of Continuing Education refers only to its continuing nursing educational activities and does not imply Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any commercial product.

Test Code: AJNTT03
Published: November 2007
Expires: 3/6/2020
Passing Score: 12/16 (75%)
Authors: Nancy A. Stotts EdD, RN, FAAN, Lena Gunningberg PhD, RN