Murphy’s Law: It Was Only a Bunion



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Healthcare providers. 


  • Develop a differential diagnosis for a patient experiencing swelling status post foot/ankle surgery.
  • Apply in practice the steps in working up isolated elevated liver enzymes in an asymptomatic patient.
  • Compare and contrast thrombosis and thromboembolism with respect to sites of involvement, risk factors, and resulting pathologic and clinical consequences.


Bret Ripley, DO
Chairperson – Family Medicine, Des Moines University

Robert Yoho, DPM, FACFAS
Dean – College of Podiatric Medicine, Clinician – Foot and Ankle, Des Moines University

Kevin Carnevale, MD
Academic pathologist – Microbiology and Immunology, Academic pathologist – Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences, Des Moines University

The speakers indicated they have no relevant financial relationships to disclose relevant to the content of this CME activity.


  • Data from Stein, PD, et al. Chest 1991; 100:598
  • Data from Stein, PD, et al. Am J Cardiol 1991; 68:1723
  • Moll, S. et al. ASH-SAP 2010;2010:179-215
  • Oh, Robert C, and Thomas R Hustead. 2011. “Causes and Evaluation of Mildly Elevated Liver Transaminase Levels.” American Family Physician 84 (9): 1003–8.

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Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 1.00 AOA Category 1­B
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
  • 1.00 CPME
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  • 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 enduring materials activity for a maximum of 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) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 1-B credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
  • DPM: Des Moines University (DMU) is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. DMU has approved this activity for a maximum of 1.0 continuing education contact hours.
  • Other: This enduring materials activity is designated for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

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  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 1.00 AOA Category 1­B
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
  • 1.00 CPME


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