Foot and ankle injuries are among the most common injuries encountered by healthcare professionals. The foot, and by extension, the ankle provide support and mobility for the entire body. Causes of a foot and/or ankle injury can range from daily wear and tear to overuse or even an acute injury.
Finding the cause and selecting the correct treatment for your patient is not a straightforward task. Many different types of injuries present the same symptoms, and it is up to you to choose the correct way to treat the injury.
At one time or another, nearly everybody has had a toe, foot or ankle injury. With this one-hour training, learn to properly diagnose your patients' injuries and treat them to ensure a proper recovery.
What You'll Learn
- The anatomy of the foot and ankle
- How to properly evaluate the injury
- All about sprains, strains, fractures and dislocations
- PRICE (Protection, Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation)
- Commonly misdiagnosed problems
- And much more!
Who Will Benefit
Nurses and other healthcare professionals who want to learn more about the evaluation and treatment of common foot and ankle injuries should view this training.