Diabetic Foot Ulcers: A Clinician's Perspective

Course Description
This presentation will delve into the burden of DFUs, their evaluation, treatment options and prevention.

PICA is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. PICA has approved this activity for a maximum of 1.0 continuing education contact hours.

Learning Objectives
At the end of the program, participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize the significant costs of DFUs..
  2. Understand the pathogenesis of the DFU.
  3. Evaluate the many treatment options for the DFU.

Intended Audience
Podiatric Physicians

Time to Complete Activity
1.0 hours

Cost
No charge

Commercial Interest
No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity.

 

Faculty

Joseph M. Caporusso, DPM, MPH, CPI
Dr. Caporusso is a past president of both the American Podiatric Medical Association and the International Federation of Podiatrists. He is the past Chair of the PAD Coalition and has served as committee chair of the AMA's Commission to End Health Care Disparities. Dr. Caporusso practices in McAllen Texas. His practice is devoted to diabetic limb salvage and preservation. He has lectured extensively around the world on diabetic foot complications and the high risk foot. Dr. Caporusso is Founder, CEO and President of Futuro Clinical Trials. His research focuses on the treatment of diabetic foot ulcers by using new and innovative treatments.

Disclosure Statement
In accordance with the Council on Podiatric Medical Education's Standards, Requirements and Guidelines for Approval of Sponsors of Continuing Education in Podiatric Medicine, any relevant financial relationships of a faculty member with commercial interest must be disclosed to program participants. Dr. Caporusso is the principle investigator for Smith & Nephew, Mimedx, Tissue Tech, MOE Medical Devices, Dipexium, Celgene, TRX Wound Care, EO2 Concepts, Nutech Medical, Innocoll Pharmaceutical Ltd., and Valeant Pharmaceuticals.

Program Title:
Diabetic Foot Ulcers: A Clinician's Perspective

Date Recorded:
11/30/2016

Date Activity Terminates:
11/30/2019 (3 years after recorded date)

 Sponsored by the Podiatry Insurance Company of America (PICA). PICA is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine.

Note: Participants may only receive contact hours once per course.

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