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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.

Learning Objectives

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

  1. Describe the importance of soft tissue and osseous antibiotic penetration in patients with chronic osteomyelitis and vascular insufficiency.
  2. Discuss operative and postoperative considerations for patients with exposed bone or tendinous structures to avoid complications such as lower extremity amputation.
  3. Explain the rationale for the use of vancomycin for intrawound antibiotic delivery in patients with osteomyelitis of the foot and ankle.
Price: $10.00


  • 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: TFAS0324
Published: March 2024
Expires: 2/28/2026
Required Passing Score: 4/5 (80%)
Authors: Sand Mastrangelo, MD, Caroline Granruth, MD, MPH, Viviana Serra-Lopez, MD, MS, Alvis Headen, BS, and Anthony Ndu, MD
Categories: Orthopedic , Surgical
Specialties: Orthopedics, Podiatry, Surgery