{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} Incidence of Skin Tears and Risk Factors: A Systematic Literature Review

Purpose of Activity

To provide information on the incidence and risk factors associated with skin tears in older adults.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

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

  1. Explain the causes and assessment of skin tears.
  2. Report the incidence of skin tears in older adults living in the community and in long term care facilities.
  3. Identify risk factors for skin tears.
Price: $12.95


  • ANCC 1.0 CH
  • DC - BON 1.0 CH
  • FL - BON 1.0 CH
  • GA - BON 1.0 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, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223. Your certificate is valid in all states.

Test Code: JWOCN0117
Published: Jan/Feb 2017
Expires: 12/4/2020
Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Kelly Cristina Strazzieri-Pulido, PhD, ETN; Giovana Ribau Picolo Peres, MSN, ETN; Ticiane Carolina Gonçalves Faustino Campanili, MSN, ETN; Vera Lúcia Conceição de Gouveia Santos, PhD, CETN (TiSOBEST)
Categories: Research , Skin/Wound Care
Specialties: Wound