This course will discuss the distinct characteristics of arterial and venous ulcers. It will also present best practice for evaluating and treatment of these types of wounds.
Course created on October 12, 2017
Course Type: Video, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.2 Introductory, OT Service Delivery, Foundational Knowledge; CE Broker/2.0 Home Study, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), Related To OT (AZ), Related To OT (LA), Directly Related To OT (MS), Directly Related To OT (TN), CE Broker #20-596877; IACET/0.2; NBCOT PDUs/2.5 Beginner, Rehabilitation
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the different characteristics between arterial and venous ulcers.
- After this course, participants will be able to recognize the treatment options for arterial and venous ulcers.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe when a patient should be referred to another health care provider when presenting with arterial or venous ulcers.
|5-10 Minutes||Background and review of learner outcomes|
|60-100 Minutes||Treatment options|
|100-115 Minutes||When to refer|
|115-120 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Jennifer A. Gardner
PT, DPT, MHA, CWS
Dr. Gardner has been a physical therapist for 16 years with the last 11 concentrated solely on wound care. She became a Certified Wound Specialist in 2001 and successfully passed her re-certification in October 2011. Currently, Dr. Gardner is employed at Inspira Medical Center Woodbury as the Manager of Wound Care Services, supervising both inpatient wound care and the outpatient wound center. In addition, she has been adjunct professor at College of St. Scholastica in Duluth, MN for the last 8 years, teaching Integumentary to doctoral physical therapy students. Dr. Gardner has presented both nationally and internationally on various wound care topics and continues to participate in research studies on new concepts in wound healing.
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