Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Grand Rounds: Clinical Nutrition

Des Moines, IA US
November 22, 2013

Podiatric grand rounds will include a wide range of case studies regarding foot and ankle surgery and lectures regarding current treatment practices within the practice of podiatric medicine. Current literature will be reviewed and new procedures/treatment options will be shard and critiqued.

Target Audience

Foot and ankle surgeons, podiatric residents and podiatric students in the Des Moines area.


  • Familiarize attendees with the energy, macronutrient and micronutrient needs of those with non-healing wounds.
  • Provide overview for the nutrition care process as it relates to the evaluation of the patient's metabolic needs.
  • Review special considerations for patients with altered metabolic states (e.g. diabetes).
  • Discuss supplementation and/or alternative feeding for patients who are unable to meet their metabolic needs for wound healing.


Brian J. Smith, RDN, LD

Mr. Smith has nothing to disclose regarding financial relationships relevant to the content of this CME activity.

Commercial Support

No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity.

Continuing Education Credit

Des Moines University (DMU) is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a sponsor of continuing education in podiatric medicine. DMU has approved this activity for a maximum of 1.0 continuing education contact hours. 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
  • 1.00 CPME
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
11/22/2013 - 6:30am CST
Event ends: 
11/22/2013 - 7:30am CST
Iowa Methodist Medical Center
1200 Pleasant Street
Education and Research Center
Des Moines, IA 50309
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
  • 1.00 CPME


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