Online Education | UW Wound Academy | Lower Extremity Venous Ulcers

Assessing arterial insufficiency in the UW Wound Academy. This module focuses on assessment strategies and treatment objectives for lower extremity venous ulcers.

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After completing this module, you will be better able to:

  1. Describe the basic pathophysiology of venous ulcers.
  2. Identify the distinguishing characteristics of venous ulcers.
  3. Discuss the major treatment objectives for venous ulcers.

Additional Information

Format: 
Self-Study
Topics: 

A Recommended Management Pathway for Venous Ulcers

  •     Patient and wound assessment
  •     Pathophysiology of chronic venous insufficiency
  •     Noninvasive vascular assessment
  •     Segmental pressure recordings
  •     Duplex ultrasonography
  •     Recommendations for treatment (compression)
  •     Dressing selection and education
  •     Treatment of mobile and immobile patients
  •     Outcomes
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 Contact hours
Available: 
07/20/2017
Expires: 
07/20/2020

Available Credit

  • 1.50 Contact hours

Activity Availability

Available: 
07/20/2017
Expires: 
07/20/2020
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