Foundations Module 2.8: Skin Integrity
This course includes two recorded videos. You will need to review all of this course content, then receive a 70% or higher passing grade on a quiz, and lastly complete an evaluation to receive your certificate and complete this course. You will have access to this course for 1 year, starting on the purchase date.
This Skin Integrity course is very comprehensive. It includes training on skin breakdown prevention, systemic and physical causes for pressure injuries, wound assessment including wound staging, wound documentation, and treatment of pressure injuries.
- Discuss systemic and physical forces that contribute to pressure injury formation
- Describe nursing activities that foster prevention of skin breakdown
- List elements of wound assessment/documentation
- Discuss principles of decision making for topical treatment of pressure injury
Michele C Cournan, ANP-BC, DNP, FNP, RN, CRRN
Dr. Michele Cournan’s rehabilitation nursing career spans over twenty-five years. Currently she is the Quality/Risk Manager and an Adult Nurse Practitioner at Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital. She is also on the faculty at Excelsior College and Walden University and is a legal nurse consultant. Dr. Cournan has been a member of ARN for twenty-five years serving in Chapter leadership roles (Western NY and NENY Chapters) and on the national ARN Board. She is currently the president of ARN. She has taught the PRN course, is a reviewer for RNJ, chaired the Health Policy, and has presented at various ARN events. She is also an ARN President's Award winner. Dr. Cournan has published on bladder management, sexuality, and falls prevention and in multiple editions of The Specialty Practice of Rehabilitation Nursing: A Core Curriculum.
None of the planners or presenters for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
Notice of requirements to receive contact hours:
1.25 Nursing Contact Hours will be awarded for individuals who participate in the full activity and complete the post-evaluation for the activity. The ability to view or accept credit for this product expires on 7/2/2024.
The Association of Rehabilitation Nurses (ARN) is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
- 1.25 CNEANCC The Association of Rehabilitation Nurses is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
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