Tissue Viability: Intro to Leg Assessment & Doppler

Tissue Viability: Intro to Leg Assessment & Doppler

About this Video

This session is primarily aimed at the Registered Practitioner (GPN). By watching this recording you will be gaining knowledge and understanding on how to assess lower limbs including the importance of a Doppler test. The learner will explore all the aspects that relate to recognising and managing types of ulceration and risk of ulceration plus the identifying the link with underlying health and lifestyle.

The learner will gain knowledge on the process of assessment and information gathering, along with procedures needed  that will determine and support care planning and referral if needed. Regarding Doppler-the theory, technique, preparation and equipment will be discussed alongside the calculation of the ABPI and its interpretation.

Take a look at this short video which explains more about the session.

Denise can be contacted at d.woodd@nhs.net with any queries concerning the clinical content only of this module.

Don’t forget to log your learning points & reflections as part of your CPD. CQC are particularly keen to see any evidence of your learning and how you apply it.

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