The importance of proper skin care is often minimized because many healthcare professionals consider skin care to be very basic. However, compliance to handwashing and a thorough understanding of handwashing products and practices is still lacking in healthcare environments today.
1.0 CE Hours Approved by: CBRN, CBSPD & IAHCSMM
What Will I Learn?
This study guide provides information on skin anatomy, the chain of infection, handwashing products and practices, and certain skin problems, and highlights the critical importance of appropriate handwashing and skin care.
Upon completion of this study guide program, the participant should be able to:
1. Describe the role of skin as a protective barrier.
2. Discuss the hand washing process, including handwashing product selection and the steps of appropriate handwashing.
3. List skin problems and their characteristics.