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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To outline a conceptual schema describing the relationships among the empirically supported risk factors, the etiologic factors, and the mitigating measures that influence pressure injury (PI) development in the critical care population.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Choose a static intrinsic factor that increases the risk for the development of PI.
  2. List several dynamic intrinsic risk factors for developing a PI.
  3. Identify dynamic extrinsic risk factors that may predispose a patient to developing a PI.
  4. Explain the pathophysiology of PI development.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 3.0 CH
  • DC - BON 3.0 CH
  • FL - BON 3.0 CH
  • GA - BON 3.0 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development 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: ASWC0321
Published: Mar 2021
Expires: 3/3/2023
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Jill Cox, PhD, RN, APN-C, CWOCN, FAAN; Marilyn Schallom, PhD, RN, CCRN, CCNS
Topics: Pressure Injury