Lower Extremity Wounds and the Treatment and Management of Venous Ulcers

10-09-2020 15:52

Venous Leg Ucler

Course Description

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.

Learning Objectives

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

Intended Audience

This course is intended for nurses.