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Digital Seminar

Preventing Amputation in Patients with Diabetes


Speaker:
Mark Hinkes, DPM, FACFAS, FAPWCA DABFAS
Duration:
2 Hours 04 Minutes
Format:
Audio and Video
Copyright:
Dec 07, 2023
Product Code:
POS078717
Media Type:
Digital Seminar


Description

This class is tailored for clinicians seeking to expand their expertise in diabetic food care, with a focus on preventing amputations. Participants will delve into comprehensive strategies for early detection, foot assessment, prevention strategies, and patient education. You will be equipped with the knowledge and skills necessary to reduce amputation rates among diabetic patients.

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Planning Committee Disclosure - No relevant relationships

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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after passing the online post-test (80% passing score) and completing the evaluation). Instructional methods will include PowerPoint, didactic lecture, and others.

Continuing Education Information:  Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Program content is reviewed periodically per accrediting board rules for currency and appropriateness for credit. Credit approvals are subject to change. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self-study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. 
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Earn up to 2.0 CE hours. Please see below, for more details, as credit amounts vary by state and profession. 


Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, and Clinical Nurse Specialists

PESI, Inc. is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Nurses completing these self-study materials will earn 2.0 contact hours. Expires: 09/29/2026.


California Nurses

PESI, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of  Registered Nursing, Provider #: 17118 for 2.0 self-study contact hours. 

** You will need to provide your license number to PESI. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Florida Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Florida Board of  Nursing. Provider #: FBN2858. These materials qualify for 2.0 self-study contact hours.

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Iowa Nurses

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Provider #: 346. Nurses successfully completing these self-study materials will earn 2.0 self-study contact hours. Please email cepesi@pesi.com with your license number, include the title, speaker name and date. PESI must have this number on file in order for your hours to be valid.


Alaska Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. This self-study course consists of 2.0 continuing education credit hours for Alaska Physical Therapists. The Board Rule 12 AAC 54.420 confirms acceptance of continuing education programs that are recognized by other state physical therapy licensing boards. PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers.


Arizona Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. The Arizona State Board of Physical Therapy recognizes continuing competence activities that have been approved by any state PT association or national medical/health care association (e.g., AOTA, ASHA). This self-study activity consists of 2.0 clock hours of instruction applicable for physical therapists.


California Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the Physical Therapy Board of California as an approval agency to approve providers. This self-study lecture qualifies for 2.0 continuing competency hours.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This self-study course consists of 2.0 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists. CE requirements for physical therapists vary by state/jurisdiction. Please retain the certificate of completion that you receive and use as proof of completion when required.


Illinois Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270. This self-study course qualifies for 2.0 CE credit hours.


Kentucky Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants

This self-study course consists of 2.0 continuing education credit hours. For Kentucky licensees, according to 201 KAR 22:045, this self-study educational offering may be applied toward Category 2 continued competency requirements.  Please review the regulation to determine eligibility. 


New York Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department, State Board for Physical Therapy as an approved provider for physical therapy and physical therapy assistant continuing education. This self-study course qualifies for 2.4 contact hours.


North Carolina Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

PESI, Inc. is an approved provider with the Illinois Division of Professional Regulation, Provider Number: 216.000270. This intermediate course is approved by the North Carolina Board of Physical Therapy Examiners by virtue of PESI Inc. approved provider status with the Illinois Division of Professional Regulation. This course qualifies for 2.0 continuing education hours.


Oklahoma Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. This asynchronous activity consists of 2.0 continuing education credit hours for Oklahoma Physical Therapists. Oklahoma Administrative Code 435:20-9-3.1 confirms acceptance of continuing education programs offered by providers approved by other state physical therapy licensing boards. PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270.


Pennsylvania Physical Therapists and Assistants

The Pennsylvania State Board of Physical Therapy recognizes approval by all other state boards. This self-study activity consists of 2.0 clock hours of instruction that is applicable for physical therapists.


Texas Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

This self-study activity is provided by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners Accredited Provider #2406032TX and meets continuing competence requirements for physical therapist and physical therapist assistant licensure renewal in Texas. Instructional Level: Advanced. This activity will provide 2.0 CCUs. The assignment of Texas PT CCUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by TPTA or TBPTE. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


Utah Physical Therapists And Physical Therapist Assistants

This course is designed to meet the Utah DOPL Rule R156-24b-303b.2.c.iv - A commercial continuing education provider providing a course related to the practice of physical therapy. Please retain a copy of the advertising brochure and your certificate of completion to provide to your board should this be requested of you. This self-study activity consists of 2.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction.


Vermont Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants

CE credit is available. This course consists of 2.0 continuing education credit hours for Vermont Physical Therapists. The Board confirms acceptance of continuing education programs that are recognized by other state physical therapy licensing boards. PESI, Inc. is a Registered Physical Therapy Continuing Education Sponsor through the State of Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Division of Professional Regulation. License #: 216.000270.


Virginia Physical Therapists & Physical Therapy Assistants

CE credit is available. This self-study course consists of 2.0 hours of type 2 continued competency credit for Virginia Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants. Regulation 18VAC112-20-131, Section B, (2) states that up to ten type 2 continued competency credits can be earned by completing independent study activities related to the clinical practice of physical therapy. 


Physician Assistants

AAPA accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME such as PESI. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 2.0 hours for completing this self-study program. This activity was originally recorded on 12/07/2023. It was last reviewed on 11/17/2023 and is valid until 11/17/2026

 

PESI, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. PESI, Inc. designates this enduring material for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.


Other Professions

This self-study activity qualifies for 2.0 continuing education clock hours as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements.



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Speaker

Mark Hinkes, DPM, FACFAS, FAPWCA DABFAS's Profile

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Mark Hinkes, DPM, FACFAS, FAPWCA DABFAS is a podiatrist who is board certified by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery and by the American Professional Wound Care Association. His experience includes 40+ years providing foot health services in nearly 200,000 patient visits, 20 years in private practice, and 20 years in the Veterans Affairs Medical System as former Chief of Podiatry Section and Chair of the Preservation Amputation Care Treatment (PACT) Program. Dr. Hinkes has a passion for excellence in prevention of the comorbidities of diabetes, especially amputation prevention.

 

Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dr. Mark Hinkes is the president, founder, and CMO of ePrevenir. He is a consultant with Cardiovascular Systems, Inc., Johnson & Johnson Wound Management, and Novartis Pharmaceuticals. Dr. Hinkes receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc. All relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations have been mitigated.
Non-financial: Dr. Mark Hinkes is a blogger with Podiatry Today Magazine and is a member of the English Diabetes Footcare Network, the American Podiatric Medical Association, the American Diabetes Association, the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care, and the American Professional Wound Care Association.

 


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Objectives

  1. Analyze the relationship between preventing foot ulcers and preventing infections, hospitalizations and amputations.
  2. Determine the methods of taking the A1c and the value of the collected data.
  3. Identify the necessary components of a short, focused history and thorough comprehensive diabetic foot assessment without taking shortcuts or skipping steps in the exam.
  4. Identify peripheral artery disease (PAD), loss of protective sensation (LOPS) and pedal deformities of bone, soft tissue and nails.
  5. Analyze four risk categories of the IWGDF for the diabetic foot and the value of each category for population health.
  6. Explain the strategy to prevent “category creep.”

Outline

Diabetes and Foot Ulcers
  • Why and how do the comorbid conditions develop?
  • Risk factors for developing a foot ulcer
  • Tips and approaches for A1c test … finger stick vs. CGM monitor … what does the data mean?
Primary Care Provider
  • Role in evaluating and managing the diabetic foot
  • Guiding principles of care for people with or at risk for developing diabetes
  • Business model of medicine … development and management of comorbid diabetic conditions with a focus on the diabetic foot
Patient Stratification
  • Prediabetes/Type 1/Type 2
  • Reversing and preventing prediabetes … risk factors for type 1 and type 2 diabetes
  • Insulin resistance as a precursor to type 2 diabetes … and how to reverse it
International Working Group on the Diabetic Foot (IWGDF) Criteria
  • IWGDF risk stratification scheme
  • Why categorize patients into one of the four risk groups?
  • Preventing “category creep”
DFU and Amputation
  • Causes of DFU and the relationship between DFU and amputations
  • Charcot foot
  • Neuropathy, Loss of protective sensation (LOPS), PAD, traumatic triggering events, and pedal deformities
Diabetic Foot Exam … Value of the IWGDF foot exam and the components of the exam

Prevention of DFU, Amputations and Risk Mitigation
  • Future of ulcer and amputation prevention

Target Audience

  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Clinical Nurse Specialists
  • Physician Assistants

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