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Necrotizing Fasciitis: What's the Culprit?

CE687 l 1.00 contact hrs
by Connie C. Chettle, MS, MPH, RN and Barbara Barzoloski-O'Connor, MSN, RN, CIC
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The goal of this program is to provide nurses with information about necrotizing fasciitis and the pathogens associated with the disease. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Describe the early clinical signs and pathology of necrotizing fasciitis
  • Explain the four types of necrotizing fasciitis and the risk factors and organisms associated with each
  • Discuss the diagnosis and treatment for necrotizing fasciitis and explain why antibiotics, by themselves, don’t work

This course will be updated or discontinued on or before 7/11/2019

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