Self-Study | Successful Wound Care - When Leg Ulcers Are More Than Skin Deep
This course covers pyoderma gangrenosum and its variants, livedoid vasculopathy, and how to identify ulcers from underlying autoimmune causes.
The course is part of the Successful Wound Care series, which 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, nurse practitioners, 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 should be better able to:
- Recognize pyoderma gangrenosum and its variants.
- Describe livedoid vasculopathy.
- Identify ulcers from underlying autoimmune causes.
Nicholas Compton, MD
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine and Dermatology, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA
- 1.30 Contact hours