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. Dana Palmer continues to build on the foundation set in the first course by introducing the learner to the most common types of wounds treated in wound care clinics. This course, the third of seven of the Physiotherapy Wound Care Programme, will discuss the risk factors and identification of neuropathic wounds, pressure injuries and non-healing surgical wounds.
This course aims to give an overview of the risk factors and identification of neuropathic wounds, pressure injuries and non-healing surgical wounds.
This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:
- Two reading activities
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.