Management of Chronic Venous Leg Ulcers

Webinar Topic: Wound Care

Speaker: Don Wollheim, MD, FAPWCA, WCC, DWC

CE Credit(s): 1.0

Length: 60 minutes

Price: 10

Webinar Description:
This learning opportunity will review the underlying pathophysiology of chronic venous leg ulcers and the attributes of those ulcers. Current best evidence will be presented to update the attendee’s knowledge regarding management of lower extremity venous disease, and venous leg ulcers.

Target Audience: Nurses, physical therapists, dietitians, and other healthcare professionals interested in wound care.

About the Speaker:
Dr. Wollheim is Board Certified in General Surgery by the American Board of Surgery.  He has 25+ years of experience in general/vascular surgery and wound care, as well as extensive experience in medical-legal consulting and teaching college advance science courses.  His teaching style includes emphasizing the fundamental concepts of wound care, incorporating additional visual aids, and utilizing clinical scenarios during his presentations.  He is the lead instructor for the Diabetic Wound Certified® (DWC®) course and is also on the Editorial Advisory Boards of Wound Care Advisor and Wound Central® electronic journals. DISCLOSURE: Don Wollheim, MD, FAPWCA, WCC, DWC, faculty for this educational event, has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.

Disclosures 

  • Don Wohlheim, MD, WCC, DWC, faculty for this educational event, has no relevant financial relationship(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.
  • None of the planners for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. 
  • This educational activity is supported by Mölnlycke. 

Webinar Learning Objectives:
At the completion of this course, learners will be able to:

  • Recall at least three attributes of venous leg ulcers.
  • Identify at least three management options to promote healing of venous leg ulcers.
          Course Originally Released on: 6/23/2022
          Date of Most Recent Review: 6/23/2022
          Course Termination/ Update Date: 6/30/2025



Accreditation Information
 
  In support of improving patient care, Relias LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
 
Relias LLC is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP13791 for 1.0 contact hour.
 
As a Jointly Accredited organization, Relias LLC is accredited to offer dietetic continuing education by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). The CDR is an associate member of Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education.
 
Dietetics-related continuing education from Relias LLC, regardless of target profession, is acceptable, if the learning relates to the Competencies/Performance Indicators (PIs) on the learner's Step 1 Learning Plan.
 
Relias LLC is a licensed physical therapy continuing Education sponsor (#216.000290) by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Certificates must be retained by the licensee for a period of 5 years after course completion. Please check with your state for prior approval.

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