On-Demand Program | UW Wound Academy | Lower Extremity Venous Wounds

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DESCRIPTION

This module covers the components of wound assessment and provides interactive opportunities for practicing assessment skills.

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: 
03/10/2021
Expires: 
03/10/2023
Cost:
$14.99

Available Credit

  • 1.50 Contact hours

Price

Cost:
$14.99
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