Skin Ulcers and Pressure Sores

Return to all Skin Problems and Disease sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 45 min.

Learning Objectives

1. Use evidence-based recommendations (e.g. AMA PCPI wound care measures) to systematically document the evaluation of patients presenting with wounds.
2. Prepare plans to manage patient complications from wound care, including infection, nutritional needs and potential surgical consultation.
3. Establish a plan for a patient-centered, multidisciplinary team approach to the care of patients with chronic non-healing wounds (e.g. diabetic ulcers).
4. Assess indications for venous insufficiency and microvascular complications in patients that may result in different forms of ulcerations.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
10/20/2017

Daniel L Stulberg, MD, Professor Department of Family and Community Medicine University of New Mexico

Available Credit

  • 0.75 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
03/25/2014
Course expires: 
10/20/2017
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