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Section: CME Category: Strategy

Post-amputation: Preventing Further Damage

Kara Couch, MS, CRNP, CWCN-AP, CHWS

Kara Couch, MS discusses a protocol to evaluate and treat persons with limb loss and protect the residual limbs. She also discusses common wounds and skin conditions afflicting a person with limb loss as well as composing a surveillance system to assist patients with achieving desired maximum functionality.

Completion (Credits: 0.75) CME (Credits: 0.5)

Method of Participation

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Goals and Objectives
  1. Review a protocol to evaluate and treat persons with limb loss and protect the residual limbs
  2. Describe common wounds and skin conditions afflicting a person with limb loss
  3. Compose a surveillance system to assist patients with achieving desired maximum functionality
  • Accreditation and Designation of Credits
  • Completion (Credits: 0.75)

    This lecture has been approved for the PRESENT Podiatric Education Online curriculum by the Council of Teaching Hospitals Residency Education Review Committee.

    Release Date: 11/01/2021 Expiration Date: 12/31/2023

  • CME (Credits: 0.5)

    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 0.5 continuing education contact hours

    Release Date: 11/01/2021 Expiration Date: 12/31/2022

  • Author
  • Kara Couch, MS, CRNP, CWCN-AP, CHWS

    George Washington University Hospital
    Universal Health Services
    Wound Healing and Limb Preservation Center
    Division of Vascular Surgery
    Washington, DC

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  • It is the policy of PRESENT e-Learning Systems and it's accreditors to insure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all its individually sponsored or jointly sponsored educational programs. All faculty participating in any PRESENT e-Learning Systems sponsored programs are expected to disclose to the program audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest that may have a direct bearing on the subject matter of the continuing education program. This pertains to relationships with pharmaceutical companies, biomedical device manufacturers, or other corporations whose products or services are related to the subject matter of the presentation topic. The intent of this policy is not to prevent a speaker with a potential conflict of interest from making a presentation. It is merely intended that any potential conflict should be identified openly so that the listeners may form their own judgments about the presentation with the full disclosure of the facts.

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    Kara Couch has nothing to disclose.