Online Education | UW Wound Academy | Lower Extremity Venous Wounds

Assessing arterial insufficiency in the UW Wound Academy.Description

This module focuses on assessment strategies and treatment objectives for lower extremity venous wounds. 

Objectives for Learning Outcomes

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

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

Additional Information

Format: 
Self-Study
Topics: 
  • Assessment
  • Classic signs and symptoms of venous disease
  • Pathophysiology of chronic venous insufficiency
  • Noninvasive vascular assessment
  • Locating pulses
  • Ankle Brachial Index (ABI) procedure
  • Segmental pressure recordings
  • Diagnostic studies
  • Clinical features
  • Treatment recommendations (compression, adjunctive therapies, topical therapy)
  • Education
  • Outcomes
Course summary
Maximum credit available: 
  • 1.50 Contact hours
Available: 
07/20/2017
Expires: 
01/01/2022

Available Credit

  • 1.50 Contact hours

Activity Availability

Available: 
07/20/2017
Expires: 
01/01/2022
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