Level 2 | Lower Extremity Assessment Standards | 1.5 CEs
Title: Level 2 | Lower Extremity Assessment Diabetes Standards | 1.5 CEs
This course is included in: Level 2 - Standards of Care. Purchase this course individually for $29 or the entire bundle and save 70%.
Diabetes Education Services Online University Courses are an excellent way to study for your exam anytime and anywhere that is convenient for you. You will have immediate access to your courses for 1 year after your purchase date. Each individual online course includes a: video presentation, podcast, practice test, and additional resources.
People with diabetes are at increased risk of Lower Extremity Complications. This course reviews the steps involved in performing a detailed assessment of the lower extremities, including how to use a monofilament and tuning fork to detect neuropathy. We also discuss the significance of Ankle Brachial Index and strategies to prevent lower extremity complications.
- Describe the risk factors for lower extremity complications
- Discuss prevention strategies
- Demonstrate steps involved in a lower extremity assessment
Intended Audience: A great course for healthcare professionals who want to learn the steps involved in providing a thorough lower extremity assessment.
Instructor: Beverly Thomassian RN, MPH, CDCES, BC-ADM is a working educator and a nationally recognized diabetes expert.
Course Level: 2 (included in Level 2 - Standards of Care)
All hours earned count toward your CDCES Accreditation Information
Earn 1.5 CEs
Video presentation and podcast available now On Demand.
Accreditation: Diabetes Education Services is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider 12640, and Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), Provider DI002. Since these programs are approved by the CDR it satisfies the CE requirements for the CDCES regardless of your profession.* The use of DES products does not guarantee the successful passage of the CDCES exam. CBDCE does not endorse any preparatory or review materials for the CDCES exam, except for those published by CBDCE.