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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To discuss the role of nurses in addressing the healthcare needs of patients who are homeless.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Specify the characteristics of the homeless population.
  2. Identify barriers for people who are homeless as they access healthcare.
  3. Understand the nursing considerations for the care of patients who are homeless.
Price: $12.95


  • ANCC 1.0 CH
  • DC - BON 1.0 CH
  • FL - BON 1.0 CH
  • GA - BON 1.0 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: N0320A
Published: Mar 2020
Expires: 3/4/2022
Sources: Nursing2020
Required Passing Score: 12/16 (75%)
Authors: Denise M. McEnroe-Petitte, PhD, MSN, RN
Categories: Medical-Surgical