OWC002 - Wound Care: Selecting Skin Cleansing Products
This course reviews common types of skin cleansers, their formulation, ingredients, skin compatibility, pH, and related infection control issues.
The number of commercially marketed skin cleansing agents continues to grow, providing clinicians with an increasingly large variety of products from which to choose. This course reviews common types of skin cleansers, their formulation, ingredients, skin compatibility, pH, and related infection control issues. Learning objectives: 1. Explain how the skin acts as a barrier for the human body; 2. Explain the difference between soap and detergent; 3. Identify four key ingredients of effective skin cleansers. To successfully complete this course, you must attain a minimum score of 80% on the final exam and complete the course training survey. Continuing education: 1.0 contact hour by the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC); 1.0 Category I CPE credit by the Board for Orthotist/Prosthetist Certification (BOC); VGM Education is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.