{{ (moduleVm.actions && moduleVm.changeStatus) ? moduleVm.status : '' }} 2021 Guideline for Management of Patients With Lower-Extremity Wounds Due to Diabetes Mellitus and/or Neuropathic Disease: An Executive Summary

Activity Steps

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Choose the appropriate assessment parameters for patients who have DM and lower-extremity wounds.
  2. Identify treatment options for patients who have DM and lower-extremity wounds.
  3. Select recommendations for self-care for patients who have DM and lower extremity wounds.

Learning Outcomes

Seventy-five percent of participants will demonstrate competency in clinical reasoning regarding the latest guidelines from the Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society for screening, diagnosis, assessment, management, and education of patients with lower extremity wounds due to diabetes mellitus (DM) and/or neuropathic disease by achieving a minimum score of 70% on the outcomes-based posttest.
Price: $29.95


  • ANCC 3.5 CH
  • DC - BON 3.5 CH
  • FL - BON 3.5 CH
  • GA - BON 3.5 CH
  • NM - BON 3.5 CH
  • SC - BON 3.5 CH
  • WV - BOERN 3.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development 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, Georgia Board of Nursing, New Mexico Board of Nursing, South Carolina Board of Nursing, and West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses, #50-1223.

Test Code: JWOCN0522
Published: May/Jun 2022
Expires: 6/6/2025
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Phyllis A. Bonham, PhD, MSN, RN, CWOCN, DPNAP, FAAN; Glenda Brunette, MSN, RN, CWON; Lea Crestodina, MSN, APRN, CWOCN-AP, CDE; Linda R. Droste, MSN, RN, CWOCN, CBIS; Arturo González, DNP, APRN, ANP-BC, CWCN-AP; Teresa J. Kelechi, PhD, RN, CWCN, FAAN; Catherine R. Ratliff, PhD, GNP-BC, CWOCN, CFCN, FAAN; Myra F. Varnado, BS, RN, CWON, CFCN