Neuropathy (1.0 CE for Nurses)

10-09-2020 16:04

Neuropathy

Course Description

Twenty million Americans have some form of peripheral neuropathy. Due to the prevalence of peripheral neuropathy, health care providers need to have an understanding of neuropathy. This course will discuss a basic overview of the nervous system as a foundation and will continue with discussing types of neuropathy, causes of neuropathy, signs and symptoms of neuropathy, and methods of treatment. By having a basic understanding of neuropathy, you will have a better understanding of your patients’ diagnosis and treatment.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to:
  • Understand what a pressure injury is
  • Describe the layers of the skin
  • Identify risk factors for skin breakdown

Intended Audience

This course is intended for nurses.

1.0 CE for Nurses

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