Anatomy and Physiology of Skin and Normal Wound Healing

09-25-2020 01:34 PM

Special Consideration in Cancer, Hospice, and Palliative Care for Nurses (1.0 CE for Nurses)

Course Description

Understanding the concepts of wounds and wound healing begins with an in-depth understanding of the skin. Skin care and wound management must be grounded in a comprehensive knowledge base of the structure and functions of the skin.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to:
  • Name the layers of the skin
  • Identify the major functions of the skin
  • Classify the physiologic phases of wound healing

Intended Audience

This course is intended for nurses.