Abrasion

Overview

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Credits

1.00

Post Assessment Questions

3

Expiration Date

31 Dec 2025

Last Reviewed

1 Jan 2023

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.

Target Audience

This activity has been designed to meet the educational needs of individuals in nursing.

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.

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