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Diabetic foot ulcers - Nursing management and care

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Overview

Diabetic ulcers are an increasingly common complication of diabetes and a sign of serious, progressive disease. In some cases they lead to amputation and early death.

Nurses play a key role in early identification of skin deterioration and must have a keen awareness of the signs of early stage skin breakdown. This module is focused on nursing care once an ulcer has developed. 

There are a number of other modules available on skin and ulcer care including:  The skin - an introduction to the anatomy; The skin - identifying and preventing skin damage; and Pressure ulcers - an introduction.


This module focuses on primary wound care for a diabetic ulcer and is suitable for all those involved in nursing care.

 

Learning Objective

At the end of this module participants will be able to:

  • Outline effective wound management for a diabetic ulcer
  • Know how to assess a diabetic foot ulcer
  • Know how to recognise and treat an infected ulcer
  • Understand the range of dressing options available and how to select an appropriate dressing
  • Understand what offloading is
Delivery
Title
Diabetic foot ulcers - Nursing management and care
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Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
2.5 hours
CPD Points
2.5 cpd
Price
24.00
Location
Online
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