Skin Assessment PowerPoint Presentaion

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Skin Assessments
Angel Wheatley RN, BSN
Staph Infection
• Contagious
• See physician (antibiotics)
Contact Dermatitis
• Non Contagious
• Discontinue all soaps and lotions.
Chicken Pox
• Contagious until scabs form on lesions
• Stay home from school
Moleuscum Contagiosm, Warts
• Contagious
• Send to physician for treatment
• Can stay in school if covered
Cellulitis
• Non contagious
• Seek immediate medical treatment
Impetigo
• Spreads by itching
• Caused by bacteria
Herpes
• Contagious
• Called cold sores
HIV Infections (cutaneous)
• Non contagious (except by blood, bodily fluids)
• Rash
Melanomas
• Non contagious
• Seek immediate medical treatment
Scabies
• Contagious
• Treat as you do for lice
Pediculoses (Louse)
• Contagious
• Send home treat with lice shampoo and until
nit free
Acne
• Non contagious
• Refer severe cases to Dermatologist
Ringworm
• Contagious
• Must be covered to stay in school
Bites/Stings
• Non Contagious
• Ice
• Watch for allergic reactions
Child Abuse
• Always question bruises on children
• Withdrawn
• Frequent trips to nurse
Contact information:
Angel Wheatley
Madison Avenue Upper Elementary
601 856-6609
[email protected]

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