Venous Stasis Ulceration: It's Not Just Swelling Anymore

Des Moines, IA US
April 3, 2014

Target Audience

DMU faculty, staff, students, residents, and the medical community.

Objectives

  • Discuss the effects of compression therapy on venous insufficiency.
  • Understand the general venous return of the lower extremity.
  • Describe the histological changes associated with venous stasis.
  • Understand the tents of general wound management in a patient with multiple co-morbidities. 

Speakers

  • Mindi Feilmeier, DPM, FACFAS
    Assistant Professor, College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery, Des Moines University
  • Donald Matz, PhD
    Chair and Professor, Anatomy, Des Moines University
  • Juanita Robel, PT, MHS
    Associate Professor, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Des Moines University

Relevant to the content of this educational activity, the speakers have no financial relationships to disclose.

Continuing Education Credit

  • MD: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Iowa Medical Society (IMS). Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this live activity for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and approves this activity for 1.0 hour of Category 1-A CME credit(s).
  • DPM: Des Moines University is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a sponsor of continuing education in podiatric medicine. Des Moines University has approved this activity for a maximum of 1.0 continuing education contact hours.
  • Nursing: Des Moines University Continuing Medical Education is Iowa Board of Nursing approved provider #112. This live activity has been reviewed and approved for 1.2 continuing education contact hours.
  • Other: This live activity is designated for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AOA Category 1­A
  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A
  • 1.00 CPME
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 1.20 IBON
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hours
Course opens: 
04/03/2014
Course expires: 
04/03/2014
Event starts: 
04/03/2014 - 7:00am
Event ends: 
04/03/2014 - 8:00am
Cost:
$0.00
Des Moines University
3200 Grand Avenue
Olsen Center
Des Moines, IA 50312
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AOA Category 1­A
  • 1.00 AOA Category 2­A
  • 1.00 CPME
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 1.20 IBON
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hours

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
04/03/2014
Course expires: 
04/03/2014

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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