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Neonatal Skin: Thin, Fragile and Erythemic

‐ Dec 13, 2025 11:59pm

Credits: None available.

Credits (Post Test and/or Evaluation Required)

1.0 - Contact Hours

Release Date: 12/13/2022

Expiration Date: 12/13/2025

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

Program Overview

This session will provide a review of skin development, including discussion on the characteristics of preterm infant skin.  The speaker will discuss cleansing, topical skin care and prevention of pressure injuries in this unique patient population. At the end of the session the learner will have increased understanding of the skin care needs of this patient population and selecting safe products to use on neonatal skin.

Learning Outcome: Following this activity, the learner will report increased confidence in selecting safe products to use on neonatal skin.

Disclosures: The planners and faculty for this activity have no relevant relationships with ANCC/ACCME-defined ineligible companies to disclose, unless listed below. All relevant relationships with ineligible companies were mitigated according to the Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education.



  • 1.00 - Contact Hours