This information-packed, one-day seminar provides participants current up-to-date information regarding recognition, assessment, and treatment of lower extremity and foot wounds from common etiologies such as arterial and venous insufficiency, diabetic neuropathic foot ulcers, and lymphedema.
Content includes information on how the disease state of diabetes impacts all wound etiologies. The skills lab portion of the course provides attendees with hands-on training in Doppler screening, sensory testing, and other tests and measures commonly used for lower extremity and foot examinations. In addition, a compression skills lab for kinesthetic learning of multi-layer compression wrap application for treatment of venous insufficiency wounds will be offered. This is a basic to intermediate level course.
Dr. Pamela Scarborough is the Director of Public Policy and Education for American Medical Technologies. Her clinical career spans more than 35 years, having practiced in a variety of settings including acute, outpatient, home health, and long-term care. Her clinical experience has included traditional physical therapy, orthopedics and sports medicine, cardiac rehabilitation, and wound management. Pamela has published book chapters, articles, and monographs on the topics of diabetes and wound care, in addition to being a highly sought-after speaker, invited to present to interdisciplinary audiences at conferences, on webinars, and at wound management educational activities around the country. Her focus is currently clinical best-practices and CMS regulatory components for wound prevention and management in the long-term care setting.
This course is presented without charge as part American Medical Technologies’ educational commitment to long-term care facilities across the country.
AMT Education Division is a provider of Continuing Nursing Education by the California Board of Nursing. Provider Number CEP 15291. This seminar is approved for 6.0 hours of continuing education for nurses.
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