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1.00

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Expiration Date

31 Dec 2023

Last Reviewed

1 Jan 2021

Estimated Time To Finish

60 Minutes

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Activity Description

Abrasion is the superficial denudation of the epithelium due to scraping, impact, or pressure. While the management of abrasions is relatively simple, these can be extremely important medico-legally. This activity illustrates the evaluation and management of abrasion and highlights the role of the interprofessional team in managing patients with this condition.

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This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of nurses.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, the learner will be better able to:

  • Outline the etiology of abrasions.
  • Summarize the medical management of abrasions.
  • Identify the appropriate needs for screening and documentation on the presentation of abrasion that are medicolegally significant.
  • Review the importance of improving documentation and management among the interprofessional team to improve outcomes for patients who have sustained abrasions.
  • Outline the pharmacologic therapy as it applies to Abrasion

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This course is designed solely to provide the healthcare professional with information to assist in his/her practice and professional development and is not to be considered a diagnostic tool to replace professional advice or treatment. The course serves as a general guide to the healthcare professional, and therefore, cannot be considered as giving legal, nursing, medical, or other professional advice in specific cases. AKH Inc. specifically disclaim responsibility for any adverse consequences resulting directly or indirectly from information in the course, for undetected error, or through participant's misunderstanding of the content.

 

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Would like a review of common minor injuries seen in urgent care that may have greater implications( legal, complications, etc)

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