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Board Review Surgery

Rearfoot Amputations

Howard Kimmel, DPM, MBA

Howard M Kimmel, DPM, MBA reviews the underlying principles and concepts of rearfoot amputations and surgical techniques. Dr Kimmel outlines the advantages and disadvantages of the various types of rear foot amputation.

CPME (Credits: 0.5)

  • CME Progress
  • Pre-Test

  • View Lecture (Rearfoot Amputations)

    Lecture Transcript

  • Post-Test

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    Requires: Pre-Test, View Lecture, PostTest
  • Certificate

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Goals and Objectives
  1. List four types of rear foot amputation
  2. Describe principles of pre and post-operative care
  3. Explain the underlying concepts of rear foot amputation
  • 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
  • Howard Kimmel, DPM, MBA

    Senior Clinical Instructor
    Department of Surgery
    Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
    Cleveland, OH

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