Lower Extremity Ulcers

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Lower Extremity Ulcers

This article and test will refresh the healthcare provider’s knowledge about proper assessment, treatment and prevention of diabetic foot ulcers.


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About the Course

This course is approved for 1.00 contact hour by the Florida Board of Nursing and the California Board of Registered Nursing.  This course takes approximately 1 hour to complete.

Learning Objectives

1. Identify the cost of diabetic foot ulcers 2. List assessment and treatment options in the care of diabetic foot ulcers 3. List prevention methods for diabetic foot ulcers

About the Author

This course offers 1 CE credit. This test accompanies the articles “Diabetic Foot Ulcers: How to Assess, Treat and Prevent Them” by Janet Jones, RN, BSN, PHN, ET, CWOCN, DAPWCA and “Compression: How Much is Needed to be Therapeutic” by Elizabeth O’Connell-Gifford and Jackie Young. These articles were originally featured on pages 36-43 of Healthy Skin, Volume 3 Issue 2.

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