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Diabetic Foot Care Tactics in Underserved Populations

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Date:
July 28
Time:
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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By attending this webinar, you will be better able to identify strategies to improve diabetic foot care in underserved populations and recognize applications of such strategies, including evaluation techniques, achieving patient buy-in, acquiring appropriate preventative and management supplies, and delivering effective patient education.

Topics:

  • Basic pathophysiology of the diabetic foot and diabetic foot ulceration.
  • Risk factors of diabetic foot problems as related to underserved populations.
  • Management techniques including dressings, offloading techniques, and management of infection as applied to the underserved population in diabetic ulcer management.

Speaker:

Dr. Karen Bauer is a Wound Certified Nurse Practitioner. She has been practicing in wound care for 13 years and 8 years in vascular medicine. She practices at the University of Toledo Medical Center as well as numerous outreach sites. She serves as the Director of Wound Services at the University of Toledo in the Division of Vascular, Endovascular, and Wound Surgery, and the Program Director at the Fulton County Wound and Hyperbaric Center.

Dr. Rachel Ortega is a Nurse Practitioner. Her doctoral project focused on patient engagement in foot care as part of wound prevention. She currently practices numerous long term care facilities and in a free community health clinic

Fee: $135.00 per facility or $25.00 per individual. VIP Subscribers: Use as part of your subscription.

Contact Hours: 1.0 for Nurses and Therapist

This webinar will be recorded.

This program is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $824,375 with 0% financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.