As the prevalence of bariatric patients continues to rise, employ best practice guidelines to provide sound and effective skin care for this patient population.
Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to:
- Define obesity
- Discuss co-morbidities that increase risk of skin breakdown and impede wound healing for the obese patient
- Identify skin and wound strategies and interventions for bariatric patients
This course is valuable for healthcare providers in all care settings.
1.0 CE for Nurses