Week 6: Skin Tears (WMFC)
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Objectives for Learning Outcomes
After completing this session, you will be able to:
- Describe the intrinsic and extrinsic factors associated with skin tear risk.
- Discuss the two skin tear classification systems.
- Describe the latest recommendations for skin tear management.
Renee Anderson, MSN, RN, CWON
Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse; Co-Director, Wound Management Education Program (WMEP) and Wound Management Fundamentals Course (WMFC), Continuing Nursing Education, University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle; President, Rainier Clinical Consultants, Inc, Seattle, WA