Emergency Medicine Reports (Vol. 38, No. 5) - Peripheral Neuropathy and the Diabetic Foot – March 1, 2017

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Release date: March 1, 2017

Valid through: March 1, 2020

Target Audience

This CME/CE activity is intended for emergency physicians and family physicians and nurses.

Subjects

  • Diabetic foot neuropathy

Objectives

  • Recognize specific conditions in patients presenting to the emergency department
  • Apply state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic techniques to patients with the particular medical problems discussed in the publication
  • Discuss the differential diagnosis of the particular medical problems discussed in the publication
  • Explain both the likely and rare complications that may be associated with the particular medical problems discussed in the publication.

Credit Available

Physicians

  • Maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 2.5 AOA Category 2-B credits
  • 3.0 ACEP Credits
  • 1.5 AAFP Credits per monograph

Nurses

  • 3.0 nursing contact hours

Sponsor

This activity is sponsored by AHC Media.

Accreditation Statements

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Credit Designations

Physicians

AHC Media designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The American Osteopathic Association has approved this continuing education activity for up to 2.5 AOA Category 2-B credits.

This activity is approved by the American College of Emergency Physicians for 3.0 hours of ACEP Category 1 Credits.

This Enduring Material activity, Emergency Medicine Reports, has been reviewed and is acceptable for credit by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Term of approval begins 01/01/2017. Term of approval is for one year from this date. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Approved for 3 AAFP Prescribed credits.

Nurses

Relias Learning, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This activity has been approved for 3.0 nursing contact hours using a 60-minute contact hour. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider CEP#13791, for 3.0 Contact Hours.

 

Faculty Listing

Authors

Kevin F. Sunshein, DPM,

Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, Chief, Podiatry Section, Kettering Medical Center and Sycamore Medical Center, Dayton, OH

Anastasia Samouilov, DPM, PGY-3, Chief Resident, Dayton VAMC Podiatry Residency Program, Dayton, OH

Peer Reviewer

Jay H. Shubrook, DO, FACOFP, FAAFP, Professor, Primary Care Department, Director of Clinical Research and Diabetes Services, Touro University California College of Osteopathic Medicine, Vallejo, CA

Nurse Planner

Paula A. Fessler, RN, MS, NP, Vice President Emergency Medicine Service Line, Northwell Health, New Hyde Park, New York

Editors

Sandra M. Schneider, MD, Professor, Emergency Medicine, Hofstra North Shore–LIJ, School of Medicine, Manhasset, New York, John Peter Smith Hospital, Fort Worth, Texas

J. Stephan Stapczynski, MD, Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, Scholarly Projects Advisor, University of Arizona College of Medicine – Phoenix, Emergency Department, Maricopa Integrated Health System

Executive Editor: Shelly Morrow Mark

Financial Disclosure

To reveal any potential bias in this publication, and in accordance with Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education guidelines, we disclose that Dr. Farel (CME question reviewer) owns stock in Johnson & Johnson. Dr. Schneider (editor), Dr. Sunshein (author), Dr. Samouilov (author), Dr. Stapczynski (editor), Ms. Fessler (nurse planner), Ms. Mark (executive editor), Ms. Coplin (executive editor), Ms. Hatcher (AHC Media editorial group manager) report no financial relationships with companies related to the field of study covered by this CME activity.

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