Challenges and Treatment Options for Lower Extremity Wounds and Patient Experiences with a Novel NPWT System
David M Davidson, DPM
Chief, Podiatry Section
Kaleida Health System, Buffalo, NY
This webinar will be focused on evidence-based and best practices on challenges and treatment options for different wound types of the lower extremity. Dr Davidson will discuss the impact NPWT can have on improving healing on different types of lower extremity wounds. This will be demonstrated through a series of clinical cases on utilizing NPWT to improve your clinical outcomes.
- Review the prevalence and impact the diabetic pandemic has on our healthcare system.
- Discuss risk factors and medical history associated with different types of lower extremity wounds.
- Describe standard of care for diabetic foot ulcers – evidence based strategies.
- Review clinical cases to demonstrate the benefits of NPWT in improving your clinical outcomes.
PRESENT e-Learning Systems is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. PRESENT e-Learning Systems has approved this activity for a maximum of 1 continuing education contact hours.
AffinityCE designates this live educational activity for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. A maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM will be awarded.
Nurses: CE is provided for this program through collaboration between PRESENT e-Learning Systems and AffinityCE. AffinityCE is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC). This activity provides 1 contact hour of nurse CE credit.