Education


Putting It Into Practice: The Basics Applied – Part 3

Thursday, December 15, 2022
7:00 – 8:30 pm Central Time

 

Putting It Into Practice: The Basics Applied is a series of virtual courses providing the basics of foot and ankle clinical care. The series is ideal for physical therapists, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, athletic trainers, orthopaedic residents, and primary care physicians.

In Part 3 of the series, multidisciplinary faculty will discuss the management of the diabetic foot. Topics include Charcot Foot, Musculoskeletal Approaches to Diabetes, Wound Care, and Operative Management.

This course is presented in collaboration with the Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy (AOPT) Foot and Ankle Special Interest Group (FASIG).


Registration Fees

  • AOFAS Member: $25

  • AOPT Member: $25

  • Nonmember: $59

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Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, learners should be able to:

  • Describe the evaluation, treatment, and outcomes of Charcot arthropathy

  • Understand the musculoskeletal approaches to treating foot and ankle conditions associated with diabetes

  • Understand the goals and treatment options for diabetic foot and ankle wounds

  • Understand the indications, goals, and options for operative management of the diabetic foot

 

The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AOFAS designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Illinois Chapter Continuing Education Committee has certified that this course meets the criteria for approval of Continuing Education offerings established by The Illinois Physical Therapy Association. This program is eligible for a maximum of 1.5 CE hours.
The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Certified Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 1.5 hours/CEUs. Athletic Trainers should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational program.
For more information on AOFAS accreditation and education policies, visit the Overview and Objectives page.

 

Program

Charcot Foot
Cheyenne Behar, FNP

Musculoskeletal Approaches to Diabetes
David R. Sinacore, PhD, PT

Wound Care for the Diabetic Foot
Lynn Johnson, NSN, BC-FNP, CWOCN, CFCN

Operative Management
Joseph T. O’Neil, MD

Panel Discussion

 

 

Questions? Contact the AOFAS Education Department at education@aofas.org.