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.
This program has been approved for Continuing Education for 1.75 total participant hours by NAB/NCERS—Approval #20220324-1.75-A73285-DL.This course applies to the following professions:
- Nursing Home Administrators (all states)
- Residential Care/Assisted Living Administrators (most states)
Learners 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.
States that do not accept NAB/NCERS approval for assisted living include California, District of Columbia, Maryland, Ohio, Rhode Island, and Washington. It is your responsibility to verify that your state board will accept continuing education credits approved by NAB. If you are a California RCFE Administrator, you can access our CA RCFE Administrator CEU catalog.