Lower Limb Assessment and Leg Ulcer Management for PNs and HCAs in H&R CCG and EHS CCG
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Lower Limb Assessment and Leg Ulcer Management for PNs and HCAs in H&R CCG and EHS CCG

Lower Limb Assessment and Leg Ulcer Management for PNs and HCAs in H&R CCG...

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Meeting Room 1, First Floor

Bexhill Hospital

Holliers Hill

Bexhill

TN40 2DZ

United Kingdom

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Learning Outcomes – participants will have an understanding of:-

  • Theoretical and practical aspects in the prevention, holistic assessment, treatment and management of lower limb disease
  • The anatomy, physiology and aetiology of venous and arterial leg ulceration
  • Holistic lower limb assessment including Doppler studies and calculating ABPI
  • Differential diagnosis and management of leg ulceration
  • Assessment tools, documentation and good record keeping in leg ulcer management
  • Compression bandaging/hosiery and practical application appropriate to patient needs
  • The relevance of patient concordance in leg ulcer management. How to reduce risk of recurrence and maintenance of healed leg ulcers
  • Professional responsibility/accountability in assessing and managing leg ulceration
  • When and how to refer in lower limb disease

This study day will incorporate local guidelines and formulary inclusion in relation to wound care and compression products. It will also include the latest best practice in line with Wounds UK, NICE guidance in relation to VTE and the VenUS IV study

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Meeting Room 1, First Floor

Bexhill Hospital

Holliers Hill

Bexhill

TN40 2DZ

United Kingdom

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