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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To present a comprehensive review of patient-centered outcomes of topical or systemic interventions applied to those with shingles or postherpetic neuralgia to inform clinical practice and identify related research needs.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Explain the importance of early diagnosis and treatment of herpes zoster (HZ).
  2. Identify interventions that have resulted in documented improvement of validated patient-centered outcomes in patients with HZ or postherpetic neuralgia.
  3. Recognize the average per patient medical costs of HZ in the US.
Price: $27.95


  • ANCC 3.0 CH / 2.0 APH
  • 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.

Awarded Advanced Pharmacology Hours

Test Code: ASWC0521
Published: May 2021
Expires: 3/3/2023
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Laura L. Bolton, PhD; Nancy Faller, RN, MSN, PhD, CWOCN; Robert S. Kirsner, MD, PhD