An Update on Aging Skin
The purpose of this course is to provide the professional nurse with a basic overview of the anatomy and physiology of the integumentary system. Also, provided in this course is a brief discussion of some of the more common skin-related issues seen in the senior population.

Course Publication Date: August 28, 2018

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Author:Gloria Tartaglia RN
Course No:USA080718
Contact Hours:1.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Category:Geriatric Medicine
Leadership & Case Management
Medical & Surgical Issues

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Learning Objectives
  • Describe the normal anatomy and physiology of the integumentary system.
  • Describe how the aging process produces the occurrence of changes in the anatomy and physiology of the skin.
  • Name a few common challenges the older population faces with the integrity of the skin.
  • Name a few co-morbid conditions that increase the risk for impaired skin integrity.


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