NUR186 - Diabetic Foot Ulcers (1.0 HR)

$15.95
SKU
013-4797

The healthcare professional will gain an increased knowledge related to the cause, care, and prevention of the diabetic foot ulcer.

Purpose: The healthcare professional will gain an increased knowledge related to the cause, care, and prevention of the diabetic foot ulcer.

Objectives:

  1. Identify those persons who are at risk for development of diabetic foot ulcers; 
  2. Explain Charcot Foot and how it relates to diabetic foot ulcers; 
  3. Describe the symptoms/characteristics of diabetic foot ulcers; 
  4. List assessment and testing methods used with diabetic foot ulcers; 
  5. Explain two common classification systems used in grading diabetic ulcers; 
  6. List 5 debridement techniques; 
  7. Identify appropriate off-loading techniques used to prevent or assist in healing diabetic foot ulcers.

Continuing Education Credits: 1.0 contact hours Iowa BON #335; 1.0 contact hours CA Board of Nursing CEP 14033; 1.0 contact hours CE Broker # 50-4572 Florida and District of Columbia; 0 contact hours for Social Work State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 159.001315; 1.0 contact hours for Physical Therapy State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 216.000284; 1.0 contact hours for Occupational Therapy State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. License No. 224.000164; 1.0 CE hours for certified nursing assistants; long term care department heads; and other health care disciplines.

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