Understanding Compression Therapy Management for the Venous Ulcer Patient
DescriptionManagement of vascular ulcers has improved over the past decade as clinicians have come to realize the importance of proactive measures and a multidisciplinary team approach. The use of compression therapy remains the cornerstone of venous ulcer management. Compression therapy improves the rate of ulcer healing, reduces the incidence of recurrence, and prolongs the interval to a first recurrence. This educational webinar will assist the practitioner in understanding the underlying causes, evaluation, and management of vascular wounds specifically focusing on the venous ulcer and compression therapy management.
Educational GrantThis course is underwritten by an unrestricted educational grant from
Contact HoursUpon completion of the post-test with a score of 70% or higher, this course is accredited for 1 CE credit
- Name 2 skin changes that may occur due to chronic venous insufficiency.
- Name 1 reason causing perforator valve weakness.
- Identify the normal values for an Ankle Brachial Index Test.
- Describe the difference between inelastic and elastic compression bandages.
AccreditationThis course has been approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP16358
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