This course provides an advanced overview of Skin Infections in the Long Term Care Setting. By the end of this course, learners will be able to: explain the unique factors that lead to the prevalence of skin infections in long term care facility clients; describe the normal anatomy of the skin; identify conditions that are common in long term care clients that predispose them to skin infections; identify signs and symptoms of the most common skin infections in long term care facility clients; explain the consequences of skin infections for long term care facility clients, healthcare workers, and the general population; and identify resources and tools to help prevent the spread of skin infections in long term care facilities. Course is approved for 2.0 CE/Contact Hours for Certified Nurse Assistants (CNA) in California. Must pass final quiz with 80% or more; may re-take as often as needed. Course will be updated or discontinued on or before July 31, 2023.
Per California Department of Public Health regulations, a time/pause mechanism must be incorporated in this online program. Navigation within this course is restricted in that each slide must be viewed in its entirety before advancing to the next slide. Learners must view each slide and click the next button to advance in the course.
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