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 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.
Content Disclosure: This course does not focus solely on any specific product or service