Recognizing and Reporting Skin Conditions

Recognizing and Reporting Skin Conditions 

The ability to recognize and report skin changes is a critical skill that aides need to have. This course provides an overview of the anatomy and physiology of the skin, common skin conditions and problems, basic practices to maintain healthy skin, and guidelines for recognizing and reporting problems.



$20.00

Hours: 1.00
REL-SRC-0-RRSC

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (12 Match)

Florida Board of Nursing Home Administrators

1.0 HOURS


Course approved by the Florida Board of Nursing Home Administrators.
Provider # 50-290
NHA/RCAL
This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Georgia Nursing Home Administrators Board

1.0 HOURS


Course approved by the Georgia Nursing Home Administrators Board.
Provider # 50-290
This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

California Nursing Home Administrator Program - P type

1.0 HOURS


This educational offering is approved by the California Nursing Home Administrator Program (NHAP) as a Patient Care/Aging ("P" credit) course. Provider # CEP 1701; Course Approval # 1701001-6523. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Missouri Health Care Association

1.0 HOURS


This on-line activity has been approved for 1.00 Hour(s) toward the Missouri continuing education requirement for nursing home administrators. Relias LLC offers courses approved by the Missouri Health Care Association, an approved training agency, TA-002-919, by the Missouri Board of Nursing Home Administrators. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Florida Board of Nursing - Certified Nursing Assistants

1.0 HOURS


This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

California Department of Social Services Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly

1.0 HOURS


Relias Learning, LLC is approved by the California Department of Social Services as a Continuing Education Training Program Vendor to provide Continuing Education training courses to administrators of residential care facilities for the elderly.
Vendor / provider # 2000224-740-2; Approval # 224-0145-31469. This activity is approved by the California Department of Social Services for 1.00 contact hours.

California Department of Public Health (CNA)

1.0 HOURS


Relias, LLC is an approved provider of continuing education by the California Department of Public Health, Provider # NAC7001.

The certificate must be retained by the licensee for a period of four (4) years after the course is completed.

This learning activity meets the definition of *** ONLINE *** CEUs. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Non-Licensed Direct Care (DSP, HHA, CNA, DCW, PCA, IHA, NA)

1.0 HOURS


National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NHA)

1.0 HOURS


This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 1.00 clock hours. If you have any feedback regarding the NAB approved continuing education programs, send your email to the following address: [email protected]
Hours type - NHA: Resident Care

National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (RCAL)

1.0 HOURS


This educational offering has been reviewed by the National Continuing Education Review Service (NCERS) of the National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards (NAB) and approved for 1.00 clock hours. If you have any feedback regarding the NAB approved continuing education programs, send your email to the following address: [email protected]

Tennessee Department of Health

1.0 HOURS


Learning activity approved by the Tennessee Department of Health, Bureau of Health Licensure and Regulation as continuing education for Residential Homes for the Aged and Assisted Care Living Facility administrators. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Oregon Department of Human Services

1.0 HOURS


This course is approved as continuing education by the Oregon Department of Human Services in accordance with state regulation 411-057-0140 for Assisted Living Administrators, Residential Care facility Administrators and Memory Care Communities within the State of Oregon. This activity is approved by Oregon Department of Human Services for 1.00 contact hours.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-SRC-0-RRSC
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 3/31/2024
Learning Objectives:
Recall the structures and functions of the skin.
Recognize risk factors for skin problems.
Identify common skin conditions and problems.
Explain interventions to maintain healthy skin.
Describe guidelines for recognizing and reporting skin problems.

Outline:

Section 1: Introduction




  1. About This Course

  2. Learning Objectives



Section 2: The Skin




  1. The Body's Largest Organ

  2. Skin Layers

  3. The Healing Process

  4. Who is at Risk for Skin Problems?

  5. Internal Risk Factors

  6. External Risk Factors

  7. Review

  8. Summary



Section 3: Pressure Injury




  1. Mr. James

  2. Pressure Injury

  3. Pressure and Shear

  4. Pressure Injury Sites

  5. Pressure Injury Stages

  6. Review

  7. Summary



Section 4: Other Common Skin Conditions




  1. Symptoms and Causes

  2. Skin Tears, Cuts, Abrasions, and Bruises

  3. Chronic Wounds

  4. Excessively Dry or Wet Skin

  5. Bacterial Infections

  6. Fungal Infections

  7. Viral Infections

  8. Parasitic Infections

  9. Dermatitis

  10. Hives

  11. Warts, Skin Tags, and Moles

  12. Treatments

  13. Review

  14. Summary



Section 5: Maintaining Healthy Skin and Reporting Problems




  1. Skin Care

  2. Skin Protection

  3. Physical Activity

  4. Nutrition

  5. Pressure Relief

  6. Recognizing and Reporting

  7. Review

  8. Summary



Section 6: Conclusion




  1. Summary

  2. Course Contributor

  3. References

  4. Congratulations!


Staff Writer: Jennifer W. Burks, R.N., M.S.N.

Jennifer W. Burks, R.N., M.S.N. has over 25 years of clinical and teaching experience, and her areas of expertise are critical care and home health. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from The University of Virginia in 1993 and her Master of Science in Nursing from The University of North Carolina, Greensboro in 1996. Her professional practice in education is guided by a philosophy borrowed from Florence Nightingale’s Notes on Nursing, “I do not pretend to teach her how, I ask her to teach herself, and for this purpose, I venture to give her some hints.” 

Disclosure: Jennifer W. Burks, R.N., M.S.N. has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: Administrators; Direct Care Workers; in the following settings: Post-Acute Care.
Relias will be transparent in disclosing if any commercial support, sponsorship or co-providership is present prior to the learner completing the course.
Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
Accommodations
If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.