Week 4 | Venous Ulcers (15181-SP)

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Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After completing this session, you will be able to:

  1. Discuss how venous ulcers happen. 
  2. Assess the client with venous ulcers. 
  3. Identify characteristics seen in the patient with venous ulcers. 
  4. Individualize an appropriate plan of care for the venous ulcer patient. 
  5. Determine when to refer the patient with mixed disease ulcers.
Course summary
Available: 
01/01/2015
Expires: 
12/04/2016

Betty Hanrahan, MSN, CNS, ARNP-BC, CWCN-AP, CWS, FACCWS, CFCN
Certified Wound Care Nurse; Co-Director, Wound Management Education Program (WMEP) and Wound Management Fundamentals Course (WMFC), Continuing Nursing Education, University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle; Fellow, College of Certified Wound Specialists

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