Dr. Dana Palmer specialises in the integumentary system, wound healing, and amputation prevention
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The five most common types of chronic wounds include arterial ulcers, venous insufficiency ulcers, neuropathic wounds, pressure injuries, and non-healing surgical wounds. This course continues to build on the foundation set in the first course of the Physiotherapy Wound Care Programme by introducing the learner to the most common types of wounds treated in wound care clinics. This course, the second of seven, will discuss the risk factors, differential diagnosis, and identification of arterial and venous insufficiency ulcers.
This course aims to provide an overview of the risk factors, differential diagnosis, and identification of arterial and venous insufficiency ulcers.
This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:
- Reading activity
This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.