This course provides key concepts for the management of patients with arterial and venous insufficiency wounds. From a practical review of wound etiology and etiology-specific examination components to keys for local wound management and case studies, this short webinar is designed to allow the learner to immediately apply course material. The course also provides a key review for clinicians who would like to better prepare for wound management certification.
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Course Goals & Objectives:
This course is intended to instruct the professional in managing of patients with arterial and venous insufficiency wounds
- Describe the etiology and risk factors of arterial and venous insufficiency ulcers.
- Differentiate between arterial, venous, and mixed vascular insufficiency ulcers.
- Describe how to perform and calculate an ankle-brachial index.
- Identify and document vascular insufficiency wound and periwound characteristics.
- State precautions clinicians should be aware of when working with patients with vascular insufficiency ulcers.
- Describe keys to local wound management of vascular insufficiency ulcers.
- State possible medical and surgical interventions for patients with vascular insufficiency ulcers.
"Seminar-On-Demand" course are streamed on your web browser if the online version if purchased. Our SODs are optimized for the most current versions of Safari, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. A current version of Adobe Flashplayer is also required when viewing on a desktop or laptop computer. All SOD courses are mobile ready.
Contact Hours: 1 contact hours in length (check your state’s approval status in the state specific course catalog for your profession).
Target Audience: Physical Therapist, Physical Therapist Assistant, Occupational Therapist, Occupational Therapist Assistant, NHA and Nurses
Instructional Level: Intermediate
Criteria for Completion: A score of 70% or more is considered passing. Scores of less than 70% indicate a failure to understand the material and the test will need to be taken again until a passing score has been achieved.
Financial – Betsy Myers is employed by University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and receives a salary. She receives payment from HomeCEU for the presentation of this course.
Nonfinancial - no relevant nonfinancial relationship exists.
No relevant conflicts of interest exist for any member of the activity planning committee
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service
Cancellation Policy: For activity cancellation, returns, or complaint resolution, please contact Anne Osborn by email Anne@HomeCEU or by phone at 1.800.55.4CEUS (2387). We have a 100% satisfaction guarantee. Refunds will be issued for courses that have not been completed (exam not taken), or for any course that has been rejected by your board of approval. Webinar attendance must be canceled 24 hours before the scheduled start time.