2023 Catalog: All Courses
DE0831: Diabetes Online CDE: Diabetic Foot Care Strategies for Primary Care: Part 2-Treatment of Diabetic Foot Ulcers
This session will cover basic principles of podiatry care. It will address evaluation and management of diabetic foot ulcers, as well as guidelines for referral to podiatry and specialty care. It will address the importance of a multidisciplinary foot care team that adopts a patient-centered approach to the care of people with diabetes.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
1. Identify factors and findings that increase risk of diabetic foot complications
2. Accurately perform a complete diabetic foot examination
3. Implement strategies to prevent diabetic foot complications in the primary care setting
Hai Tran — For follow-up questions, please contact the speaker at Hai.Tran@va.gov.
It is the policy of the Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, that faculty/planners disclose any financial or other relationships with commercial companies whose products may be discussed in the educational activity. The Indian Health Service, Division of Oral Health, also requires that faculty disclose any unlabeled or investigative use of pharmaceutical products and medical devices. Images that have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes are prohibited.
None of the faculty/planners for this activity has a conflict of interest, and there is no use of unlabeled or investigative pharmaceutical products or medical devices. No images have been falsified or manipulated to misrepresent treatment outcomes.The educational objectives, content, and selection of educational methods and instructors are conducted independent of any commercial entity.
The IHS Division of Oral Health is an accredited sponsor of continuing education under the American Dental Association Continuing Education Recognition Program (CERP). ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the IHS at IHS CDE Coordinator or to the Commission for Continuing Education Provider Recognition at CCEPR.ada.org
Tuition must be paid in full 8 weeks prior to the start date of any course. Request for refunds must be received in writing at least two weeks before the course begins. For each refund request, there will be an administrative charge of $100. No refunds will be made to registrants who fail to attend a course. If IHS CDE program cancels a course, then 100% of the tuition will be refunded.