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Leech Therapy - CE193-60
Leech Therapy
New Applications for an Old Treatment

CE193-60 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Rebecca L. White, RN, BA, CCRN and Colleen M. Fries, RN, BSN, CCRN and Maryann M. Wells, RN, PhD, FAAN and Catherine Ratliff, APRN-BC, PhD, CWOCN, CFCN
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Objectives:
The goal of this continuing education module is to provide nurses and health educators with information necessary to care for patients who undergo leech therapy. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • List current clinical applications of leech therapy
  • Describe appropriate nursing interventions for patients receiving leech therapy
  • Identify ways to provide the educational and emotional support needed by both patients undergoing leech therapy and their families

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 10/17/2017

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