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Activity Steps

Description

Method of Participation in the Learning Process/Evaluation Method

Successful completion of this activity includes reading the entire article and successfully completing the post-quiz and an evaluation form.

Getting the Most out of the Activity

As you prepare to participate in this activity, please reflect on your practice and your patients and identify clinical challenges you hope to have addressed.

While participating in the training, identify ways you can use newly acquired knowledge, strategies, and skills to enhance patient outcomes and your own professional development.

Purpose of Activity

To review an approach to diabetic foot infections (DFIs), including acute osteomyelitis, while also discussing current practices and the challenges in diagnosis and management.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Identify the risk factors for developing DFIs.
  2. Outline diagnostic techniques for assessing DFIs.
  3. Select the assessment techniques that support a diagnosis of osteomyelitis.
  4. Choose the appropriate pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment options for patients who have DFIs. ABSTRACT Diabetic
Price: $22.00

Credits:

  • ACCME 1.0 CME

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Lippincott Continuing Medical Education Institute, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Professions: Physician
Test Code: ASWC1121
Published: Nov 2021
Expires: 10/31/2023
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Kwadwo Mponponsuo, MD, MSc, FRCPC; R. Gary Sibbald, MD, DSc (Hons), MEd, BSc, FRCPC (Med Derm), FAAD, MAPWCA, JM; Ranjani Somayaji, MD, MPH, BScPT, FRCPC
Categories: Dermatology , Wound Care
Specialties: Burn Care, Dermatology, Wound