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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information about arginine, its metabolism, and its role in acute and chronic wound healing, to assist providers in understanding the recommendations for arginine supplementation.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Describe the characteristics of arginine.
  2. Choose the metabolic processes that define arginine's role in wound healing.
  3. Identify the average daily intake of arginine in an American diet.
  4. Select the evidence that demonstrates the effectiveness of arginine supplementation for wound healing.
Price: $24.95


  • ANCC 2.5 CH
  • DC - BON 2.5 CH
  • FL - BON 2.5 CH
  • GA - BON 2.5 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: ASWC1221
Published: Dec 2021
Expires: 12/6/2024
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Andy S. Chu, MS, RD, CDN, CNSC, FAND; Barbara Delmore, PhD, RN, CWCN, MAPWCA, IIWCC-NYU, FAAN