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Vascular Insufficiency Ulcer Identification and Management

Format(s):   Home-study
Discipline(s):   Physical Therapy
Contact Hours:   1
Registration Fee:   $30

Course Goals: This course is intended to instruct the professional in managing of patients with arterial and venous insufficiency wounds Professional Objectives: Describe the etiology and risk factors of arterial and venous insufficiency ulcers. Differentiate between arterial, venous, and mixed vascular insufficiency ulcers. Describe how to perform and calculate an ankle-brachial index. Identify and document vascular insufficiency wound and periwound characteristics. State precautions clinicians should be aware of when working with patients with vascular insufficiency ulcers. Describe keys to local wound management of vascular insufficiency ulcers. State possible medical and surgical interventions for patients with vascular insufficiency ulcers.

This course provides key concepts for the management of patients with arterial and venous insufficiency wounds. From a practical review of wound etiology and etiology-specific examination components to keys for local wound management and case studies, this short webinar is designed to allow the learner to immediately apply course material. The course also provides a key review for clinicians who would like to better prepare for wound management certification.

Dates and Locations
Register Address:   Home-study
Dates:   01-01-2050 - 01-01-2050, 12:00AM 12:00AM