The Diabetic Foot Webcast Educates Primary Care Physicians. On this CME webcast, you’re going to learn everything a primary care physician needs to know about the diabetic foot. Joining our moderator, in the studio, is podiatrist and Assistant Professor of Orthopedics, Dr. Michael Anthony and also podiatrist and Assistant Professor of Orthopedics, Dr. Said Atway.
View a video introduction of this webcast
What you’ll learn in this webcast
As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: EVALUATE the impact of Diabetes on the lower extremity; DISCUSS warning signs or symptoms which may result in Diabetic ulceration; UNDERSTAND when to refer a diabetic patient to a foot specialist; and HOW to work up an at risk diabetic patient or a patient with a foot wound.
You’ll also learn about the following:
- Why diabetics get foot disorders
- Foot disorders that diabetics get
- Bacterial cultures of diabetic foot infections
- Radiographic imaging of diabetic foot infections
- When to admit
- The role of hyperbaric oxygen in treatment of diabetic foot ulcers
- Footwear for patients with diabetes
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