What is Spatial Frequency Domain Imaging and Why We Need It in Our Practices Now
Jeffrey Lehrman, DPM, FASPS, MAPWCA, CPC
Certified Professional Coder
Consultant to the APMA Health Policy and
Private Practice, A Step Ahead Foot &
Ankle Center, Fort Collins, CO
What if you could see a diabetic foot ulcer before it even occurs? This is the power spatial frequency domain imaging (SFDI) can provide. In this session, learn why it is so important that we embrace the concept of preventing ulcers before they occur and how to harness the power of SFDI to help us accomplish the goal of prevention.
- List three tissue biomarkers assessed by spatial frequency domain imaging.
- Differentiate between the roles of the reticular dermis and papillary dermis in oxygen exchange.
- Differentiate between macrocirculation, small vessel circulation, and microcirculation.
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 1 continuing education contact hours.
AffinityCE designates this live educational activity for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. A maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM will be awarded.
Nurses: CE is provided for this program through collaboration between PRESENT e-Learning Systems and AffinityCE. AffinityCE is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC). This activity provides 1 contact hour of nurse CE credit.