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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To provide information about the current state of educating nurses about wound care and pressure injuries with recommendations for the future.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Discuss the importance of pressure injury education and wound care for nurses and identify the current state of nursing education on the subject.
  2. Identify strategies that can be used to put improved wound care and pressure injury education into practice.
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: ASWC0217
Published: Feb 2017
Expires: 12/3/2021
Required Passing Score: 13/18 (72%)
Authors: Elizabeth A. Ayello, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, CWON, ETN, MAPWCA, FAAN; Karen Zulkowski, DNS, RN; Elizabeth Capezuti, PhD, RN, FAAN; Wendy Harris Jicman, BSN, BSHS, RN; R. Gary Sibbald, MD, FRCPC (Med, Derm), MACP, FAAD, Med, MAPWCA
Categories: Education , Skin/Wound Care
Specialties: Education, Wound