Skin and Nail Changes in the Diabetic Foot

Webinar Topic: Diabetic Wound Care

Speaker: Donna Sardina, RN, MHA, WCC, DWC, OMS, WCEI® Cofounder and Clinical Consultant

CE Credit(s): 1.0

Length: 60 minutes

Price: 10

Webinar Description:
Approximately half of all patients with diabetes will experience dermatological changes during the course of their disease. Recognizing changes and instituting prompt management plans can assist in prevention of diabetic foot ulcerations. This webinar explores characteristics and treatment plans for the most common skin and nail conditions frequently encountered on the diabetic foot. (This is a pre-recorded session from the Wild On Wounds National Conference.)

About the Speaker:
Donna has over 35 years of nursing experience, an extensive background in long-term care, and holds board certification in wound, ostomy and diabetic wounds. As a Registered Nurse, Donna also holds a master’s degree in Health Care Administration. She is a well-known editor in the field of wound care education, and is Editor-in-Chief of Wound Central. In addition to writing WCEI® education materials, she has authored several books and manuals on the topic of wound care.

Webinar Learning Objectives:

  1. Name and explain characteristics of at least 3 common skin complications and 3 nail pathologies frequently seen with Diabetes.
  2. Identify nail or skin changes in the diabetic patient that require prompt interventions or referrals.

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