Wound Series Part 1: Assessing and Diagnosing Chronic Wounds of the Lower Extremity Summary is organized by CEUfast, Inc. and will be held from Jul 05, 2018 - Feb 08, 2020. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 1.00 Contact Hours.
This course provides healthcare professionals with an understanding of common chronic wounds of the lower extremities. Upon completion of this course, users will be able to describe the phases of healing for acute wounds and factors that prevent wound healing. Users will also be able to use diagnostic tools to determine the cause of the wound and identify the items needed for wound assessment documentation.
• Describe expected phases of wound healing in acute wounds.
• Describe at least one major difference between acute and chronic wound healing.
• Describe 3 common etiologies of chronic wounds of the lower extremities.
• Describe common differences in wound characteristics which help differentiate wound etiologies.
• Describe common diagnostic tools/methods that may be useful in determining etiology of wound.
• Select 4 essential items which should be included in all wound assessment documentation.
• List at least 3 contributing factors to impaired wound healing.
Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.