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CME Wound Care

War on Wounds: Psychology of Wound Care and the Need for Limb Team Six

Jeffrey Frenchman, DPM

Jeffrey Frenchman, DPM reviews the statistics on amputations of the lower limb and emphasizes the importance of taking an aggressive and timely treatment approach. Dr Frenchman relates by examples how the decisions the physician makes impacts both the patient and the entire family.

CPME (Credits: 0.5)

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Complete the 4 steps to earn your CE/CME credit:

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Goals and Objectives
  1. Recognize the risk diabetics have in developing cardiovascular disease
  2. List short and long term mortality rates in the different types of lower extremity amputations
  3. Examine the benefits of a Limb Team Six approach
  4. Recognize the need to go beyond the "call of duty" in treating lower limb wounds
  • Accreditation and Designation of Credits
  • CPME (Credits: 0.5)

    PRESENT eLearning Systems, LLC is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine.

    PRESENT eLearning Systems, LLC has approved this activity for a maximum of 0.5 continuing education contact hours.

    Release Date: 01/01/2016 Expiration Date: 12/31/2018

  • Author
  • Jeffrey Frenchman, DPM

    Director of Limb Preservation
    Atlanta VA Medical Center
    Decatur, GA

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