{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Development of a Nutrition Screening Tool for an Outpatient Wound Center

Purpose of Activity

To provide information on the development of a nutrition screening tool using variables believed to be predictive of malnutrition risk in the wound patient population.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Outline the variables present in patients with wounds taken into consideration when the MEAL tool was developed.
  2. Identify the results of the MEAL tool pilot study.
  3. List implications from this study for wound care practice.
Price: $24.95


  • ANCC 2.5 CH
  • DC - BON 2.5 CH
  • FL - BON 2.5 CH
  • GA - 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. 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: ASWC0316
Published: Mar 2016
Expires: 3/6/2020
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Judith Fulton, PhD; Brad Evans, BS; Stephannie Miller, MPH; Kimberly N. Blasiole, MSN, RN, CWOCN; Nancy Beinlich, MSN, RN, CWON; Anita Meehan, MSN, RN-BC, ONC, FNGNA; Claire Loose, MA, RD, LD; Raymond Leone, DO
Categories: Nutrition , Skin/Wound Care
Specialties: Ambulatory Care, Wound