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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information on skin alterations related to skin failure, pressure injury, and unavoidable skin changes that occur in patients with a terminal illness.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Discern between physiologic alterations in a patient's skin due to the aging process and those that occur due to pressure injury.
  2. Summarize information on skin changes that occur with terminal illness and define the concept of skin failure.
  3. Identify components of the SCALE consensus statement and describe skin-related treatment plan recommendations for patients with a terminal illness.
Price: $12.95


  • ANCC 1.0 CH
  • DC - BON 1.0 CH
  • FL - BON 1.0 CH
  • GA - BON 1.0 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: NMIE0720B
Published: Jul/Aug 2020
Expires: 6/3/2022
Required Passing Score: 14/20 (70%)
Authors: Marcia K. Julian, MSN, RN