This Course assists health professionals who manage people with Chronic Venous Insufficiency and Venous Leg Ulcers.
- Describe the considerations necessary prior to applying compression therapy
- Explain the different types of compression therapy commonly used and their advantages and disadvantages
- Describe the principles of applying compression therapy
- State the education and information required for patients having compression therapy
The presenter and all members of the planning team have disclosed that they have no relevant financial commercial relationships to products or devices related to the content of this educational activity. Wherever possible, generic or non-proprietary names of medication have been used. Courses include expert peer reviews of the content where applicable.
- Video Recording Completed: 14/04/2015
- Video Recording Location: Melbourne, Australia
- Course First Published: 01/02/2018
- Course Reviewed: N/A
- Course Republished: N/A
- Course Expiry Date: 13/11/2018
- Corrections / changes made: N/A
This CPD/CNE activity will expire on 13/11/2018 after which CPD/CNE hours will not be valid.
Sue Templeton works as the Nurse Practitioner: wound management for RDNS SA. Sue has worked in wound management since 1987 and has extensive clinical experience managing a variety of acute and chronic wounds. Sue provides clinical consultancy services, develops and delivers wound management education, and is involved in the development of wound management tools, policies, and procedures. Sue has been involved in AWMA/Wounds Australia at a national and local level for a number of years. Sue has undertaken clinical research and published and presented locally, nationally, and internationally. Sue has been involved in the development of several national and international guidelines and is active in a number of state and national committees. Sue is passionate about improving the lives of people with a wound and empowering others to deliver best practice in wound management.