What are local risk factors for foot ulceration? Take our Wound Knowledge Test!

Foot disorders are a major cause of morbidity and hospitalisation, especially for diabetic individuals.

There are both local and systemic risk factors for foot ulceration and resulting amputations.

From the below, which is the local risk factor for foot ulceration?

A. Gender

B. Callus

C. Infection

D. Smoking

Take our Quiz and find out!

Which of these is a local risk factor for foot ulceration?

Did you get it right? Are you interested in learning more about or refreshing your knowledge of foot ulcer management?

The Foot Ulcer Module provides foot assessment, management and prevention strategies for foot ulcers including:

  • Foot ulcer epidemiology and the anatomy of the lower leg
  • How to identify an ‘At Risk’ foot and determine differences between neuropathic and arterial ulcers
  • Principles of conservative sharp wound debridement and the impact of diabetes on foot disease.

This module provides you with 6 Hours CPD and is completed 100% online, at your own pace, and on your phone, tablet or desktop computer. The module is interactive with videos, images, case studies, quizzes and more.

The module can be purchased on our website or ask your course provider or faculty if they are offering our online learning suite in your course.

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