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CME Surgery

Transmetatarsal Amputation

Nicholas Bevilacqua, DPM

Nicholas Bevilacqua, DPM discusses lower extremity amputation in diabetics, its impacts and indications. Dr Bevilacqua examines acute versus chronic wound criteria and appropriate timing and levels of surgery. Dr Bevilacqua describes in detail the methods he uses in surgery.

CPME (Credits: 0.75)

  • CME Progress
  • Pre-Test

  • View Lecture (Transmetatarsal Amputation)

  • Post-Test

    Requires: Pre-Test, View Lecture
  • Survey

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

    Requires: All Content Above
Method of Participation

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

  1. Complete the Pre-Test
  2. View the Lecture
  3. Complete the Quiz*
  4. Complete the program Survey
* Credits will be issued with a minimum passing score of 70%.
Goals and Objectives
  1. Understand the economic, physical and emotional impact of lower extremity amputations
  2. List and understand indications for amputation and bone resection
  3. Study recommendations for surgical debridement with the goals of preserving healthy tissue and infection control
  4. Understand the application of recommended surgical methods for TMA
  5. List recommendations for follow-up care and support
  • Accreditation and Designation of Credits
  • CPME (Credits: 0.75)

    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 0.75 continuing education contact hours.

    Release Date: 05/01/2017 Expiration Date: 12/31/2018

  • Author
  • Nicholas Bevilacqua, DPM

    North Jersey Orthopaedic Specialists
    Teaneck, NJ

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    Nicholas Bevilacqua has disclosed that he is a member of the speaker's Bureau for Advanced Biohealing