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Diabetes Care: Prevention and Clinical Care of Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Course Description
Diabetes and wound care course on identifying and treating diabetic foot ulcers in patients. This online continuing education course is applicable for nursing, occupational therapy, and physical therapy. Course covers all aspects of diabetic foot care, including prevention, foot assessment, management of foot ulcers, and amputation. A diabetic foot ulcer picture is shown in the course.
Learning Outcome and Objectives
1) Identify the prevalence and impacts of diabetic foot ulcers.

2) Describe the elements of an interdisciplinary approach to care.

3) Discuss the importance of effective patient teaching.

4) Summarize the importance of preventive measures for diabetic foot care.

5) Describe the role of diabetic peripheral neuropathy and Charcot osteoarthropathy in the development of diabetic foot ulcers.

6) List the steps that comprise a foot assessment in patients with diabetes.

7) Summarize the management program for patients with diabetic foot ulcers.

8) Describe the important components of off-loading in the prevention and treatment of diabetic foot ulcers.

9) Discuss amputation as it relates to diabetic foot ulcers.
Nursing

 
Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300.

Course Availability: Expires September 30, 2021. You must score 70% or better on the test and complete the course evaluation to earn a certificate of completion for this CE activity. Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., provides educational activities that are free from bias. The information provided in this course is to be used for educational purposes only. It is not intended as a substitute for professional healthcare.

Authors
Maryam K. Mamou, BSN, RN, CWCN, CRRN

Maryam Mamou has extensive experience in wound care. She is a graduate of the wound ostomy and continence program at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, and is nationally certified in wound and continence care. She has worked in clinical settings including acute care rehabilitation, home health care, long-term care, and outpatient wound care, where the majority of her patients were being treated for diabetic foot ulcers. She has been involved in developing and implementing staff education programs, and she is currently employed as a nurse consultant with the State of Wisconsin.
Accreditation & Approval Information
Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300, for 9 Contact Hours. CE Broker Approval Number 50-2174. Florida nursing licensees must retain this certificate for at least 4 years. Do not forward to Florida Board of Nursing.
Copyright
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Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Access expired on 06/01/2022
Cost: $47.00
Credit Offered:
9 ANCC Credits
 
 
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