Vascular Assessment of the Lower Limb Details
Lower limb ischemia is rising in prevalence within the population. Podiatrists are well placed to be able to diagnose and intercept this patient population in the community.
The aim of this resource is to provide information, through clinical situations and up-to-date information, to allow your clinical knowledge of peripheral arterial disease to be enhanced and developed.
Aims and Objectives
- Consider different clinical tests and the outcomes they have.
- Consider referral pathways that are available to you.
- Understand the role the podiatrist has in diagnosing P.V.D., and referring earlier for intervention.
Certificate and CPD Points
This Vascular Assessment of the lower limb module has been written by expert authors from the Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists faculty of Podiatric Medicine and General Practice. The 10 question module has been designed to test and improve your knowledge of the subject.
Upon successful completion of this module a printable certificate of competence will be made available to you. This module gives you 2 hours of CPD points for your annual CPD assessment.
Author: Scott Cawley. Professional Lead for Diabetic foot services Cardiff and Vale UHB