Explore assessment and diagnostic studies of lower extremity wounds including venous ulcers, arterial ulcers and neuropathic ulcers. Differentiate these lower extremity wound etiologies and discuss management and treatment options of venous ulcers.
Upon completion of the course, the learner will be able to:
- Name two characteristics associated with venous ulcers
- Verbalize appropriate diagnostic studies for the diagnosis of venous disease
- Identify management strategies for venous ulcers
This course is intended for nurses.