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Activity Steps

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Select recommendations from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) related to breast implant surgery.
  2. Define potential complications associated with breast implants.
  3. Identify barriers to initiating practice changes that increase safety for patients undergoing breast implant surgery.
  4. Describe universal screening for implantable devices.

Learning Outcomes

Seventy-five percent of participants will demonstrate competency in clinical reasoning regarding the risks and health complications associated with breast implant surgery by achieving a minimum score of 70% on the outcomes-based posttest.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH
  • NM - BON 1.5 CH
  • SC - BON 1.5 CH
  • WV - BOERN 1.5 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, Georgia Board of Nursing, New Mexico Board of Nursing, South Carolina Board of Nursing, and West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses, #50-1223.

Test Code: PSN0423B
Published: Apr/Jun 2023
Expires: 3/6/2026
Required Passing Score: 8/10 (80%)
Authors: Jessica Prothe, BSN, RN; Paul Rozovics, BSN, RN; Robyn Sykes, BSN, RN; Michael Taccona, BSN, RN