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Purpose of Activity

To present comprehensive information about risk assessment, skin tear classification, best-practice prevention, and treatment guidelines to help home healthcare clinicians manage skin tears and identify patients at risk for these wounds.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Outline the incidence, risk factors, and classification of skin tears among older adults.
  2. Plan the appropriate interventions for preventing and treating skin tears in older adults.
Price: $24.95

Credits:

  • ANCC 2.8 CH
  • DC - BON 2.8 CH
  • FL - BON 2.5 CH

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
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This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia and Florida #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.
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The ANCC's accreditation status of Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Department of Continuing Education refers only to its continuing nursing educational activities and does not imply Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any commercial product.





Test Code: HHCN0213C
Published: February 2013
Expires: 3/5/2021
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Regina F. Holmes RN, MSN, FNP-BC, CWOCN, Martha W. Davidson RN, MN, CWOCN, Bonnie J. Thompson RN, CWOCN, Teresa J. Kelechi RN, PhD, CWCN
Specialties: Home Health
Topics: Caregivers