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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To present a clinical study evaluating the efficacy of the autolytic debridement promoted by hydrogel with sodium alginate enriched with fatty acids and vitamins A and E in the healing of foot wounds in patients with diabetes.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Summarize the literature regarding healing methods for wounds caused by diabetes.
  2. Summarize the study of the use of amorphous hydrogel to treat diabetic patients? lower extremity ulcers.
  3. Identify the results of the study and their implications for treatment of diabetic wounds.
Price: $17.95


  • ANCC 1.5 CH
  • DC - BON 1.5 CH
  • FL - BON 1.5 CH
  • GA - BON 1.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Test Code: PSN0718A
Published: Jul/Sep 2018
Expires: 9/4/2020
Required Passing Score: 11/15 (73%)
Authors: Murilo Antonio Gustinelli Barbosa, MN; André Oliveira Paggiaro, PhD; Viviane Fernandes de Carvalho, PhD; César Isaac, PhD; Rolf Gemperli, PhD
Specialties: Plastic Surgery, Surgery, Wound