Leg Ulcer Management (1 Day Condensed)

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What’s covered on the day?

This one day course will refresh learners knowledge, understanding and skills associated with assessing a patient and their leg ulcers. It will provide learners with key information on the recognition, treatment and management of leg ulcers taking into consideration the assessment criteria and application of compression bandaging if the leg ulcers are suitable for this treatment regime.

Assessment

Learners will be assessed throughout the day on their participation and interaction with exercises that are within the course. They will also complete a knowledge assessment throughout the course, allowing them to evidence their understanding of the subject matter. Simulation will take place during the doppler assessment workshop and compression bandaging workshop.

Number of Delegates: 5

Duration: Full Day

CPD Hours: 7

Participatory Hours: 5

Learning Outcomes

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  • Review the anatomy and physiology associated with leg ulcers
    Discuss the potential causes of leg ulcers
    Recall the background of leg ulcers and the epidemiology of these with patients
    Differentiate the potential diagnoses of leg ulcers
    Explain the assessment process of patients who present with leg ulcers
    Apply the principles of doppler assessment in theory and practice
    Interpret the current evidence based treatments and adjuvant therapies available for patients who have leg ulcers
    Describe the potential complications that could arise from the treatment decisions and application
    State the history and theory of compression therapy
    Apply the principles of compression bandaging to simulation
    Examine the evidence associated with compression bandaging and leg ulcers
    Identify preventative measure that can be applied to reduce the likelihood of recurrence
    Discuss the medico-legal aspects of leg ulcer management
    Recognise the next steps for practice and competency
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