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  1. Describe strategies to prevent pressure, venous leg, and arterial ulcers.

  2. Summarize the diagnosis and initial evaluation of patients with chronic lower extremity ulcers.

  3. Discuss the approach to management of pressure, venous leg, and arterial ulcers.

  4. Describe the differences among various types of primary and secondary wound dressings.

  5. Discuss topical and oral pharmacotherapies that improve healing and manage symptoms in patients with skin ulcers.

  6. Identify and manage infected skin ulcers.

  7. Describe indications for skin grafting and reconstructive surgery for patients with pressure, venous leg, and arterial ulcers.

  8. Diagnose patients with critical limb ischemia and refer for revascularization when appropriate.

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