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(502) Update on the Guideline for Management of Patients with Lower-Extremity Wounds Due to Diabetes Mellitus and/or Neuropathic Disease

  • Session Number:502
Wednesday,June 08, 2022:8:40 AM -9:40 AM
Contact Hours: 1

Speaker(s)

Speaker
Phyllis Bonham PhD, MSN, RN, CWOCN, DPNAP, FAAN
Professor Emerita
Medical University of South Carolina, College of Nursing

Description

This session will provide a synopsis of the 2021 Guideline for Management of Patients with Lower-Extremity Wounds Due to Diabetes Mellitus and/or Neuropathic Disease from the Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society™ (WOCN®). The discussion will include: a brief overview of the systematic process used to update/develop the guideline; a summary of evidence-based recommendations from the guideline for screening/ diagnosis, assessment, and management of patients with lower-extremity wounds due to diabetes mellitus (DM) and/or neuropathic disease (ND).


Specialty


Learning Outcome

Learners will describe current evidence-based recommendations for the assessment and management of patients with lower-extremity wounds due to diabetes mellitus and/or neuropathic disease to promote clinical and cost-effective patient outcomes.

Additional Info

Pharmacology Credits:
0.25



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