PCOA-RN 14: Skin Disorders in Older Adults

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Course CE Credits

1.0 Nursing Continuing Education Contact Hour

Course Target Audience

  • Registered Nurses

Course Description

This course identifies the signs, symptoms, and treatment of skin conditions common to older adults, and differentiates skin cancers common to older adults.

Overview

This course identifies the signs, symptoms, and treatment of skin conditions common to older adults, and differentiates skin cancers common to older adults. The course also describes the stages of pressure injuries and outline key pressure injury prevention strategies.

Course Learning Objectives

  1. Identify the signs, symptoms and treatment of skin conditions common to older adults such as xerosis, herpes zoster, and candidiasis.
  2. Differentiate among skin cancers common to older adults
  3. Stage and apply prevention strategies for pressure injuries.