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WOCN Continuing Education

Skin Assessment: What's Pigment Got to Do With It?

May 19, 2021 1:00pm ‐ May 19, 2021 2:00pm

Credits: None available.



The highest incidence of and most severe pressure injury occur in persons with darkly pigmented skin. Explore "What's pigment got to do with it"? and learn about the differences in the appearance of skin injury and healing in dark pigmented skin. We will also be looking at ways to improve your assessments of darkly pigmented skin.

Learning Outcome: Upon successful completion of this educational program, the learner should be able to:

  • Have increased confidence in assessing skin injury in darkly pigmented skin.

This webinar is supported by an educational grant from Hillrom. The WOCN® Society does not endorse specific products and services.

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.

Contact Hour(s): 1.00

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 online evaluation.
  • Print out your certificate and/or save to your computer. It will also be saved to your CEC account.

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.


  • Joyce M. Black, PhD, RN, Professor of Nursing, University of Nebraska Medical Center


  • 1.00 - Contact Hours

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