Wound Etiology

1 module


Course Length
60 mins

Medela Education Team

21 May 2020



This training course reviews the etiology of and how to manage the key causes of pressure injuries, diabetic ulcers and venous ulcers. Participants will also explore the basic principles of wound management.


Activity approved for 1.0 Contact Hours by the California Board of Registered Nursing: Provider #13692

Note: The National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) has changed its name to the National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel (NPIAP). They say that the new name reflects the future direction of the organization and a reaffirming of our commitment to adopt the internationally preferred term, pressure injury, in place of pressure ulcer.


Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the etiology of pressure injuries (ulcers), diabetic ulcers and leg ulcers
  • Describe how venous ulcers differ from arterial ulcers
  • Describe how to manage key causative factors of pressure Injuries (ulcers) diabetic ulcers and venous ulcers
  • Describe the basic principles of wound management


By completing/passing this course, you will attain the certificate Wound Etiology Certificate On Demand

Learning Credits

Wound Etiology
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