Foot Care Mastery: Diabetic Foot Ulcer (DFU)

June 14, 2023 1:00 pm CT
Live webinar
Foot Care Mastery: Diabetic Foot Ulcer (DFU)

Foot Care Mastery:  Diabetic Foot Ulcer (DFU) (6 of 10)

SPONSORED BY:  Southwest Technologies

Lesson 6 in a Series of 10 

By Nancy Morgan RN, BSN, MBA, WOC

Foot Care Mastery, Advanced Foot Care: Diabetic Foot Ulcer

Webinar Topic: Wound Care

CE Credit(s): 1.0

Length: 50 minutes

Webinar Description:   

Diabetes is an ever-evolving health concern for millions of people across the globe. As diabetes progresses, the potential for foot wounds increases due to complications of uncontrolled blood sugar that negatively affecting blood vessels and nerves.  This results in peripheral vascular disease (PAD) and peripheral neuropathy (PN) of the lower extremities. It is essential to have annual foot examinations and non-invasive neurological tests to identify high-risk foot conditions, loss of protective sensation (LOPS) and risk for diabetic foot ulcers.

Webinar Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the program, the participant will be able to:

  1. List 3 types of diabetic foot ulcers.
  2. Identify 2 common characteristics of diabetic foot ulcers during foot examination
  3. Describe 3 factors contributing to development of diabetic foot ulcers.

Nancy Morgan Wound Care is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the California Board of Registered Nursing-Continuing Education Provider license/certification number 17756. 1.0 Contact Hour (s).

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