Credit Information: Nurses – ANCC and CBRN Accreditation Statements
The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 15115.
DISCLAIMER: Accreditation refers to educational content only and does not imply ANCC, CBRN or WOCN Society endorsement of any commercial product or service.
Target Audience: RN, Nurse Practitioners, Health Care Professionals who work with WOC patients.
To Receive Credit:
Complete the activity in its entirety.
Complete/submit the posttest and evaluation.
Receive a passing score of 70% or more to receive credit.
Print out your certificate and/or save to your computer. It will also be saved to your CEC account.
Program Overview: This presentation was developed by the WOCN Society's Wound Committee and will focus on conditions that affect the skin and may result in a full thickness wound, infection, or abscess. These conditions often require a referral to a healthcare provider for further evaluation and diagnosis.
Learning Outcomes: Upon successful completion of this educational program, the learner should be able to:
Determine the primary etiology of at least two atypical wounds/skin conditions that are caused by disease or exogenous factors.
Identify the presentation and management of at least three atypical wounds/skin conditions.
Identify characteristics or tests to differentiate atypical wounds/skin conditions.
Disclosures: Anita Avila, RN, CWOCN; Debbie Bartula, MSN, CWOCN; Deborah Brown, RN, MSN/Ed, CWOCN, CFCN; Huifang Cheng, APN, MSN, NP-C; Elliott Douglass, BSN, RN, CWOCN; Judy Gates, RN, MSN, BC, CWS, FACCWS; Yvette Mier, BSN, RN, CWOCN; Kristy Staebel, BA, RN, CWOCN; Jo Ann Valent, RN, BSN, BC, CWOCN, CFCN have disclosed that they have no relevant financial relationships or conflicts of interest with commercial interests related directly or indirectly to this educational activity.
Commercial Support or Non-Commercial Sponsorship: There is no commercial support or non-commercial sponsorship for this activity.