Week 5: Diabetic and Neuropathic Wounds (WMFC)

Feet being examined.



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Objectives for Learning Outcomes

After completing this session, you will be able to:

  1. Identify the pathophysiology of neuropathic/diabetic ulcers. 
  2. Describe the risk factors for ulcer formation. 
  3. Identify the assessment parameters for an individual with a neuropathic ulcer. 
  4. Describe the elements of an effective management plan for an individual with a neuropathic ulcer.<
Course summary

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

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