Lower Extremity Assessment – Airing May 12, 2017 from 11:30 to 1:00 p.m. (Pacific time)
This course is included in: Level 2 – Beyond Fundamentals. Purchase this
course individually for $29 or the entire bundle and save 70%.
People with diabetes are at increased risk of Lower Extremity Complications. This course reviews the steps involved in performing a detailed assessment of the lower extremities, including how to use a monofilament and tuning fork to detect neuropathy. We also discuss the significance of Ankle Brachial Index and strategies to prevent lower extremity complications. 90-minute course.
- Describe the risk factors for lower extremity complications
- Discuss prevention strategies
- Demonstrate steps involved in a lower extremity assessment
Intended Audience: A great course for healthcare professionals who want to learn the steps involved in providing a thorough lower extremity assessment.
Instructor: Beverly Thomassian RN, MPH, CDCES, BC-ADM is a working educator and a nationally recognized diabetes expert.
Fee: $29.00 (Group Discounts Available)
Course Level: 2 (included in Level 2 – Beyond Fundamentals)
All hours earned count toward your CDCES Accreditation Information
Earn 1.5 CEs
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