Anatomy and Physiology of the Lower Extremity Venous System (CCPN2015-02)

This quiz accompanies the American College of Phlebology's Core Curriculum for Phlebology Nurses chapter 2, "Anatomy and Physiology of the Lower Extremity Venous System." Allied healthcare practitioners who have reviewed chapter 2 are encouraged to take the following quiz to gauge their knowledge and competence related to the content presented.

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Learning Objectives

As a result of reviewing the ACP's Core Curriculum for Phlebology Nurses chapter 2, "Anatomy and Physiology of the Lower Extremity Venous System," learners will be able to:

  1. Understand the design and function of veins
  2. Establish the systems of veins (deep, superficial, perforators)
  3. Locate the veins of the lower extremity and identify with correct nomenclature
  4. Understand how blood returns to the heart via veins
  5. Describe what factors challenge venous blood flow
  6. Understand chronic venous disorder (CVD) versus chronic venous insufficiency (CVI)
Course summary
Course opens: 
03/01/2016
Course expires: 
03/01/2020
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Elizabeth Hall Milligan, BSN, RN, RPhS - Author

Carl Black, MD - Content Reviewer

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Course opens: 
03/01/2016
Course expires: 
03/01/2020

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