Course Information

Medical Adhesive Safety headerPurpose

This self-paced continuing education activity is designed to provide registered nurses with a review of new guidelines for reducing the risk of medical adhesive-related skin injury. Our goal with this quarterly newsletter is to make it easy for nurses to stay up-to-date so they can provide evidence-based care to their patients.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this self-study activity, the learner should be able to…

  1. Describe characteristics of tape layers regarding backing, adhesive, indications and contraindications
  2. Recognize best practices for reducing risk for medical adhesive-related skin injury
  3. Review abstracts of selected nursing research studies

Continuing Education Approval

This self-paced activity is approved for 1.0 contact hours.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by the Northeast Multistate Division (NE-MSD), an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

The activity was approved in October 2014. No credit will be awarded after September 30, 2016.

Successful Completion

To receive credit for this activity, participants must register online, successfully complete the online post-test with a minimum score of 70% and submit the online evaluation form.  If you fail the post-test, you may repeat it once. Click here to return to the course.

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