Compression Therapy (CCPN2015-06)

This quiz accompanies the American College of Phlebology's Core Curriculum for Phlebology Nurses chapter 6, "Compression Therapy." Allied healthcare practitioners who have reviewed chapter 6 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 6, "Compression Therapy," learners will be able to:

  1. Describe the role and importance of compression therapy in treating venous insufficiency
  2. Differentiate the benefits of inelastic and elastic compression
  3. List the 5 primary leg sites to measure for accurate compression hose fiting
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Terri Morrison, BS VocEd, RN - Author

Michael Di Iorio, MD, RPVI, RPhS - Content Reviewer


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