What Is Breast Augmentation?
The purpose of this course is to increase the professional nurse’s knowledge of breast augmentation and reconstruction surgery and the risks associated with breast implants.

Course Publication Date: March 27, 2020

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Gloria Tartaglia RN
Course No:BA121019
Contact Hours:3.00
Delivery Method:Online Self Study
Medical & Surgical Issues
Women's Health
Learning Objectives
  • Define the surgical procedure known as breast augmentation.

  • Identify three incisional approaches to breast augmentation and aspects of each.

  • Identify at least three considerations of preoperative and postoperative care for a patient undergoing breast augmentation.

  • List two procedures for breast reconstruction after mastectomy.

  • List at least five risks/complications associated with breast augmentation surgery.


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