Advanced Anatomy and Physiology of the Skin (1.0 CE for Nurses)

10-09-2020 01:06 PM

Layers of the Skin

Course Description

Understand the concepts of wounds and wound healing to understand the skin’s structure and renewal process. Skin care and pressure injury prevention must be grounded in a comprehensive knowledge base of structure and functions of the skin.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to:
  • Identify at least 3 functions of the skin
  • Describe the process of tissue renewal
  • Explain 2 differences between infant and geriatric skin
  • List the factors associated with intrinsic and extrinsic aging

Intended Audience

This course is intended for nurses.

1.0 CE for Nurses