Diabetic Foot Ulcers

 

As a healthcare professional, you have likely cared for those with diabetes. You probably know that those with diabetes may develop diabetic foot ulcers, which require special care and treatment. Do you know what goes into caring for diabetic foot ulcers? If you cared for an individual with a diabetic foot ulcer, would you know how to assess it or be able to identify possible treatments? This webinar will teach you about neuropathy and diabetic foot ulcers, wound assessment, aspects of the diabetic foot ulcer plan of care, and treatment for diabetic wound ulcers.

$19.95

Hours: 1.50
REL-RT-0-RN236G

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (9 Match)

California Board of Registered Nursing

1.5 HOURS


Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791

Nurses will receive 1.50 contact hours for participating in this course.

District of Columbia Board of Nursing

1.5 HOURS


DC-RN -- District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CE Provider #50-290).

Nurses will receive 1.50 contact hours for participating in this course.

Florida Board of Nursing CE

1.5 HOURS


Florida Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.50 contact hours for participating in this course.

American Nurses Credentialing Center

1.5 HOURS


Relias, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses will receive 1.50 contact hours for participating in this course.

Georgia Board of Nursing

1.5 HOURS


Georgia Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.50 contact hours for participating in this course.

South Carolina Board of Nursing

1.5 HOURS


This program was approved by the South Carolina Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education Program (CE provider #50-290) CE Broker Course # 20-[Custom_Code]

Commission on Dietetic Registration

1.5 HOURS


Relias Learning is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Continuing Professional Education Provider Accreditation does not constitute endorsement by CDR of a provider, program, or materials.
This activity is approved for 1.50 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs).
Activity Number: 134813
Learning Need Code(s): 3020; 5190; 5380
CPE Level: Level II

Kansas Department of Aging and Disability Services (Dietary)

1.5 HOURS


Approved for 1.50 continuing education clock hours for Kansas licensed dietitians by the Kansas Department of Aging and Disability. Long Term Sponsorship number LTS-D1058. This activity is approved for 1.50 contact hours.

West Virginia Board of Registered Nursing

1.5 HOURS


Course Details

Course Code: REL-RT-0-RN236G
Hours: 1.5
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 6/30/2020
Learning Objectives:
Describe the pathophysiology of diabetic foot ulcers.

Describe principles of wound assessment.

Identify components of the plan of care for those with diabetic foot ulcers.

Describe signs or symptoms based on type of neuropathy.

Outline:
Section 1: Introduction
A. Learning Objectives
B. Prevalence of Diabetes and Diabetes-Related Lower Extremity Complications
C. Burden of Illness
Section 2: Neuropathy and Diabetic Ulcers
A. Neuropathic / Diabetic Ulcers
B. Diabetic Ulcer
C. Neuropathic / Diabetic ulcers
D. Types of Neuropathy
E. Risk Factors for Neuropathy
F. Causes
G. Symptoms
H. Symptoms per Type of Neuropathy
I. Peripheral Neuropathy
J. Sensory Neuropathy
K. Autonomic Neuropathy
L. Motor Neuropathy
M. Knowledge Check
Section 3: Wound Assessment
A. Wound Assessment
B. University of Texas DFU Grading Scale
C. Angiopathy
D. Assessment
E. Factors Leading to Diabetic Foot Infection
F. Immunopathy
G. Common Diabetic Foot Complications
H. Charcot’s Foot
I. Charcot’s Foot Assessment
J. Infection
K. Knowledge Check
Section 4: Diabetic Ulcer Plan of Care
A. Diabetic Tests and Measures
B. Nutrition
C. Physical Activity and Diabetes
D. Research
E. Exercise Program
F. Considerations
G. “Feet First” Exercise Program
H. Physical Therapy
I. Foot Care
J. Podiatry
K. Disease Process
L. Psychosocial Concerns
M. Psychosocial Assessment
N. Health-Related Quality of Life
O. Long-Term Goals Documentation
Section 5: Treatments
A. Debridement
B. Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment (HBOT)
C. HBOT Centers
D. HBOT
E. HBOT Arguments
F. Cellular and/or Tissue Based Products (CTPs)
G. CTP Indications
H. CTPs: Essential Steps
I. CTP Wound Bed Preparation
J. CTP Considerations
K. Case Studies
L. Topical Growth Factors
M. Knowledge Check
N. Offloading/Pressure Redistribution
O. TCC
P. TCC Protocol
Q. TCC Case Study
R. First Cast
S. Knowledge Check
T. Monochromatic Infrared Energy-Anodyne
U. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT)
V. NPWT Mechanism of Action
W. Dressing
Section 6: Conclusion
A. Resources
B. References

Instructor: Hollie Smith-Mangrum, PT, DPT, CWS, FACCWS
A national health professions educator, consultant and lecturer, Hollie brings over 20 years experience in wound care to her presentations. She is currently Program Director of the Wound Management Center that she opened in 2000 and has experience in all settings including acute, inpatient and outpatient, home health and skilled nursing. She also does consultation work in all settings. Ms. Smith has been a guest lecturer for various universities on wound care as well as providing continuing education programs for West Tennessee Healthcare. She has also presented numerous wound care seminars for Academy Medical Systems during the last 9 years. She is a Certified Wound Specialist and is an active member of the American Board of Wound Management, the American Physical Therapy Association and the Tennessee Physical Therapy Association. Hollie serves on the Board of Directors for the Association for Advancement of Wound Care and recently graduated with her Doctorate in Physical Therapy. Disclosure: Hollie Smith-Mangrum, PT, DPT, CWS, FACCWS has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: entry and intermediate level Nurses; intermediate level Dietitians; in the following settings: Acute Care Facility, Rehabilitation Settings.
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