Bariatric Skin Care (1.0 CE for Nurses)

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Bariatric Skin Care

Course Description

As the prevalence of bariatric patients continues to rise,  employ best practice guidelines to provide sound and effective skin care for this patient population.

Learning Objectives

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

Intended Audience

This course is valuable for healthcare providers in all care settings.

1.0 CE for Nurses

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