Week 5 | Diabetic and Neuropathic Wounds (15181-SP)
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
After completing this session, you will be able to:
- Identify the pathophysiology of neuropathic/diabetic ulcers.
- Describe the risk factors for ulcer formation.
- Identify the assessment parameters for an individual with a neuropathic ulcer.
- Describe the elements of an effective management plan for an individual with a neuropathic ulcer.<
Renee Anderson, MSN, RN, CWON
Certified Wound Ostomy Nurse; Co-Director, Wound Management Education Program (WMEP) and Wound Management Fundamentals Course (WMFC), Continuing Nursing Education, University of Washington School of Nursing, Seattle; President, Rainier Clinical Consultants, Inc, Seattle, WA