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WOCN Continuing Education


Of All the Nerve: Skin and Wound Issues in Neurological Disorders


Sep 17, 2019 8:00am ‐ Sep 17, 2019 8:00am

Expiration Date: Sep 17, 2021


Credits: None available.

Standard: $25.00
Members: $0.00

Description

Credits (Post Test and/or Evaluation Required)

0.94 - Contact Hours

0.21 - Pharmacology

Release Date: 9/17/2019

Expiration Date: 9/17/2021

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:

  1. Complete the activity in its entirety.
  2. Complete/submit the evaluation.
  3. Print out your certificate and/or save to your computer. It will also be saved to your CEC account.

Program Overview:

Because of its relationship with the peripheral, autonomic and central nervous systems, the skin constitutes a neuro-immuno-endocrine organ. Disorders affecting the nervous system directly or secondarily by infection or metabolic disturbances may manifest in the skin. This session will describe four disorders affecting the nervous system with cutaneous manifestations: Diabetes Mellitus, Neurofibromatosis, Parkinson’s Disease, and Syphilis. Pharmacological implications are emphasized.

Learning Objectives:

  • Following the session, learners will comprehend the relationship of nervous system disorders and skin manifestations including the impact of targeted drug therapy for these conditions.

Disclosures:

The planners and faculty for this program have nothing to disclose unless listed below. All potential Conflicts of Interest have been reviewed by the Lead Nurse Planner, Nurse Planner, and Director of Education, and resolved according to the WOCN Society policy to ensure that no bias exists as a result of disclosed relevant financial relationships with Commercial Interest Organizations.

  • Janice Beitz: Research consultant with ConvaTec, Inc.

Commercial Support or Non-Commercial Sponsorship:

There is no commercial support or non-commercial sponsorship for this activity.

Speaker(s):

  • Janice M. Beitz, PhD, RN, CS, CNOR, CWOCN-AP, CRNP, APNC, ANEF, FAAN, Professor of Nursing, School of Nursing-Camden, Rutgers University
Category: Wound

Credits

  • 0.94 - Contact Hours
  • 0.21 - Pharmacology

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