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  1. Wilson, Denise D. APN, FNP, ANP, PhD


PURPOSE: To provide the wound care practitioner with a review of strategies to diagnose, prevent, and manage herpes zoster.


TARGET AUDIENCE: This continuing education activity is intended for physicians and nurses with an interest in skin and wound care.


OBJECTIVES: After reading this article and taking this test, the reader should be able to:


1. Identify signs and symptoms of herpes zoster.


2. Describe herpes zoster complications and treatment.


3. Discuss means of preventing herpes zoster.