Diabetes Care: Prevention and Clinical Care of Diabetic Foot Ulcers

CE Credits Hours: 9.00

$47.00

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will have gained up-to-date knowledge to care for individuals at risk for developing diabetic foot ulcers and to assess and treat those with diabetic foot ulcers. Specific learning objectives to address potential knowledge gaps include:


       Learntastic Identify the prevalence and impacts of diabetic foot ulcers.


       Learntastic Describe the elements of an interdisciplinary approach to care.


       Learntastic Discuss the importance of effective patient teaching.


       Learntastic Summarize the importance of preventive measures for diabetic foot care.


       Learntastic Describe the role of diabetic peripheral neuropathy and Charcot osteoarthropathy in the development of diabetic foot ulcers.


       Learntastic List the steps that comprise a foot assessment in patients with diabetes.


       Learntastic Summarize the management program for patients with diabetic foot ulcers.


       Learntastic Describe the important components of off-loading in the prevention and treatment of diabetic foot ulcers.


       Learntastic Discuss amputation as it relates to diabetic foot ulcers.


Course Description

Diabetes and wound care course on identifying and treating diabetic foot ulcers in patients. This online continuing education course is applicable for nursing, occupational therapy, and physical therapy. Course covers all aspects of diabetic foot care, including prevention, foot assessment, management of foot ulcers, and amputation. A diabetic foot ulcer picture is shown in the course.

Contact Hours: 9 

Case Management Contact Hours: 6.75

Regulations/Board Approvals

Wild Iris Medical Education, Inc., is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #12300.

This course is provided in partnership with Wild Iris Medical
Similar Courses
0.02 CE HOURS

Master infection control principles through this essential handwashing course designed for all healthcare workers.

$ 29.95

View Detail
2.50 CE HOURS

Equip family and frontline caregivers with essential knowledge to confidently and safely manage a client's medications.

$ 19.99

View Detail
3.00 CE HOURS
Combat prescription drug abuse, tackle the opioid epidemic, and manage chronic pain for better patient outcomes

$ 30.00

View Detail
9.00 CE HOURS
Empower yourself with this CE course addressing the obesity epidemic, focusing on prevention, comorbidities, and effective management strategies.

$ 47.00

View Detail
2.00 CE HOURS

This continuing education (CEU) course aims to equip nurses and other healthcare professionals with the knowledge, skills, and strategies to recognize and address implicit biases, ultimately promoting culturally competent and equitable care.

$ 20.00

View Detail
Equip with Bloodborne Pathogens training. Covers pathogen transmission, exposure handling, and protection. OSHA-compliant, valid for one year.

$ 9.95

View Detail
3.00 CE HOURS

Explore accidental falls, the second leading cause of unintentional death globally. Learn risk factors, impacts, and prevention interventions.

$ 24.00

View Detail
# of records: 106
Results
See What Others Are Saying
We’re thrilled to have reviews from our satisfied students who can attest to the power of our First Aid, CPR or
Bloodborne Pathogens course offerings. We work with subject matter experts & OSHA Certified instructors to develop
high quality, comprehensive & updated curriculum.
Emergency preparedness is critical for my career and the valuable training at Learntastic is priceless. I would highly recommend Learntastic to anyone and everyone without a doubt, because the high level quality of learning has been above and beyond in my experience.
Ryan Newman
I joined Learntastic for the course quality; that’s really worth the time. The course was straightforward and Learntastic makes the whole process very smooth and easy. Your professionalism has always been greatly appreciated!
Megan Hayward
With Learntastic, I know my continuing education is in safe hands. I had issues with my payment and contacted them. They immediately rectified it. I have called them many times for assistance and have been most satisfied with their customer service.
Natasha Hope
I learnt at my own convenience. Most of all, the team members are uber supportive if you have any problem. I highly recommend enrolling with Learntastic if you are looking to get your course certification. They truly are quite efficient. I’ll recommend them 💯
Mirinda. B
63,865 Customer Ratings and Reviews
Getting your certification and earning accredited CE credit hours is now easier than ever

5.0

Based on 1320 reviews

Frequently asked questions

  • Are these courses accredited and regulatory compliant?

    Yes, all courses at Learntastic have national accreditation and are regulatory compliant.
  • Do I have to finish my course in one sitting?

    No, you don’t need to finish your course in one sitting. You can easily complete the course of your choice at your pace. That way learning a new course is easier even for busy individuals.
  • What are Learntastic's support hours?

    Learntastic's support team is reachable through email and live chat 24/7, although there may be delays in response times outside of regular business hours.

  • Is Learntastic available in my country?

    While Learntastic is accessible globally, course availability may differ based on your location. Visit the Learntastic website to confirm which courses are offered in your region.

  • How can I get technical support for a Learntastic course?

    Should you require technical assistance for our courses, you may contact their support team via email or live chat, and they will be able to help you resolve any technical difficulties you encounter.