{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} The Art of Dressing Selection: A Consensus Statement on Skin Tears and Best Practice

Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information about product selection for the management of skin tears.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Explain skin tear (ST) risk factors and assessment guidelines.
  2. Identify best practice treatments for STs, including the appropriate dressings for each ST type.
Price: $27.95


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

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education 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 Williams & Wilkins is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, #50-1223, Florida Board of Nursing, #50-1223, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: ASWC0116
Published: Jan 2016
Expires: 12/3/2021
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Kimberly LeBlanc, MN, RN, CETN; Sharon Baranoski, MSN, RN, CWCN, APN-CCNS, FAAN; Dawn Christensen, MHScN, RN, CETN(C); Diane Langemo, PhD, RN, FAAN; Karen Edwards, MSS, BSN, RN, CWOCN; Samantha Holloway, MSc, RN; Mary Gloeckner, MS, RN, COCN, CWCN; Ann Williams, BSN, RN, BC, CWOCN; Karen Campbell, PhD, RN, MClSc(WH); Tarik Alam, BScN, RN, ET, MClSc(WH); Kevin Y. Woo, PhD, RN, ACNP, GNC(C), FAPWCA
Topics: Dressing , Skin , Wound Care