March 24, 2022
UW Wound Academy | Lower Extremity Arterial Wounds
UW Wound Academy
Lower Extremity Arterial Wounds
This module focuses on atherosclerosis and highlights the etiology, risk factors, assessment, clinical presentation and management of wounds due to LEAD.
For adult nurse practitioners, geriatric nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurses, pharmacists and other interested healthcare professionals.
Objectives for Learning Outcomes
After completing this module, you will be better able to:
- Discuss the risk factors for LEAD.
- Describe the clinical presentation of arterial wounds.
- Describe the procedure for obtaining an Ankle-Brachial index (ABI).
- Discuss how ABI findings impact the plan of care for arterial wounds.