Wound Care, Skin Ulcers and Pressure Sores

Return to all Skin Problems and Diseases sessions.

Estimated time to complete session: 60 min.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:

1. Use evidence-based recommendations (e.g. AMA PCPI wound care measures) to systematically document the evaluation of patients presenting with wounds.
2. Establish a plan for a patient-centered, multidisciplinary team approach to the care of patients with chronic non-healing wounds (e.g. diabetic ulcers).
3. Identify strategies to prevent and manage patient complications from wounds: including treating infection, nutrition recommendations, and potential surgical consultation.

Additional Information

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed
Course opens: 
04/25/2017
Course expires: 
04/24/2020

Daniel L. Stulberg, MD, FAAFP, Professor of Family & Community Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAFP prescribed

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
04/25/2017
Course expires: 
04/24/2020
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