Self-Study | Successful Wound Care - Diabetic Foot Ulcers: 2012 Sneak Peek
In this course, you will learn about high-risk foot issues, diabetic foot ulcers and how to manage them. Also covered are state-of-the-art wound care devices and therapies.
The course was recorded in November 2011 at a conference provided by Continuing Nursing Education at the University of Washington School of Nursing. Teaching methods include a video presentation and handouts.
Publish Date: August 1, 2012. This course will be available for three years from this date.
Nurses, advanced practice nurses, physical therapists and other interested health care professionals in all settings including acute, ambulatory, home health, hospice, long-term rehabilitation and transitional care.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
After taking this course, you will be better able to:
- Discuss high-risk foot issues and how they can be managed.
- Describe complications from a diabetic foot ulcer and how they can be managed.
- Discuss state-of-the-art wound care devices and therapies for 2011-2012.
Vickie Driver, MS, DPM, FACFAS
Associate Professor of Surgery; Director, Clinical Research Limb Preservation and Wound Healing; Director, Research Fellowship and International Scholars Program, Boston University Medical Campus and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
- 1.50 Contact hours