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Wound Management Module 3: Ulcers (Pressure, Arterial Insufficiency and Venous Insufficiency)
Discipline(s): Physical Therapy / Occupational Therapy
Contact Hours: 10
Registration Fee: $159
1. Recognize that lower extremity ulcers are the most common chronic wounds.
2. Define intermittent claudication.
3. Identify 7 risk factors contributing to arterial ulceration.
4. Recognize calculation of the ankle-brachial index.
5. Identify interpretations of 3 test results for the rubor of dependency test.
6. Recognize and differentiate between 6 clinical guidelines for physical therapy tests and measures for arterial insufficiency.
7. Identify 6 foot care guidelines for patients with arterial ulcers.
8. Define Buerger’s exercises.
9. Define arteriography.
10. Recognize 5 ideal values for measurements that will help to decrease the risk of arterial insufficiency ulceration and enhance wound healing.
11. Differentiate between the fibrin cuff theory and the white blood cell trapping theory.
12. Recognize two interpretations of the Trendelenburg test.
13. Identify 4 guidelines for patients with venous insufficicency ulcers.
14. Recognize 8 therapeutic effects of compression for patients with venous insufficiency ulcers.
15. Recognize 6 contraindications to compression therapy for patients with venous insufficiency.
16. Identify the application process of short-stretch compression wrap.
17. Recognize lower extremity compression standards of 5 compression levels.
18. Differentiate between 6 compression interventions for venous insufficiency.
19. Define venography and recognize its accuracy of assessing venous flow.
20. Recognize four key risk factors that contribute to pressure ulcers.
21. Identify and differentiate between the six subscales of the Braden Scale for Predicting Pressure Sore Risk.
22. Recognize and differentiate between the 5 staging systems for classifying pressure ulcers.
23. Identify the most common locations for pressure ulcers while in the supine position.
24. Identify the most common locations for pressure ulcers while in the seated position.
25. Recognize 5 typical characteristics of pressure ulcers.
26. Recognize the 6 different stages of the Sessing Scale and their descriptions.
27. Define Wound Healing Scale (WHS).
28. Recognize characteristics of the Sussman Wound Healing Tool including the appropriateness for clinical or research use.
29. Recognize 5 guidelines for patients with pressure ulcers.
30. Define Pressure-reducing devices and recognize their appropriate usage.
31. Recognize and differentiate between 5 pressure-reducing and pressure –relieving devices and their advantages and disadvantages.
Occupational Therapists, Occupational Therapy Assistants, Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants, Athletic Trainers and Massage Therapist.
Chapter 10: Arterial Insufficiency Ulcers
Chapter 11: Venous Insufficiency Ulcers
Chapter 12: Pressure Ulcers
By Betsy Myers, MHS, MPT, OCS, CLT, CWS.
This course utilizes text from the hardback textbook by Betsy A. Myers “Wound Management: Principles and Practice” ©2008. This second edition book is designed to create a link between the written text and actual patients in the clinic. Each chapter begins with a list of key terms and chapter objectives to prepare the reader for the material that follows. Chapters include numerous tables, figures, and photographs that highlight important information while checkpoint questions within each chapter pose clinically relevant questions to promote reader comprehension.
Dates and Locations
01-31-2020 - 01-31-2020, 12:00AM 12:00AM