Every 30 seconds, someone is getting amputated in this world and Family Physicians often provide care for these patients. Therefore, diabetic foot ulcer management and therapy directly impacts primary care. Learn how to evaluate and manage diabetic foot ulcers and the role of hyperbaric oxygen therapy in diabetic foot ulcers.
- Discuss staggering statistics related to Diabetic Foot Ulcers (DFU)
2. Discuss Diabetic Foot Ulcer patients and Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBO)
3. Explain importance of standard wound care in treating DFU patients
4. Review Evidence for HBO therapy in DFU patients
5. Discuss role of TcpO2 in evaluating patients with DFU
About the Speaker(s):
Jayesh Shah, MD, MHA has no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.
The Family & Community Medicine Professional Development and Grand Rounds Committee members (Marcy Wiemers, MD, Maria Del Pilar Montañez Villacampa, MD, Christine Song, DO, Nehman Andry, MD, Margaret Finley, MD, Andrew Dinh, DO, Maureen Alvarado, DO, Richel Avery, MD, Inez I. Cruz, PhD, and Nichole Rubio) have no relevant financial relationships to commercial interests to disclose.
The Family & Community Medicine Professional Development and Grand Rounds Committee member Carlos Roberto Jaén, MD has disclosed he receives royalties from General Practice and Family Medicine for being UpToDate Editor-in-Chief.
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (1.00 hours), Non-Physician Participation Credit (1.00 hours)
Specialties – Primary Care; Family Medicine
Faculty, residents, other health care providers and staff from our department; physicians and health care providers from San Antonio and South Texas; and medical students in our third-year clerkship and fourth year rotations.
The UT Health Long San Antonio School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Long School of Medicine designates this live activity up to a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.
Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nurses and other healthcare professionals will receive a Certificate of Attendance. For information on applicability and acceptance, please consult your professional licensing board.