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Inpatient Diabetic Foot Infections

Activity: Inpatient Diabetic Foot Infections
Fri, 1/1: 12:00 AM - Fri, 12/31: 11:45 PM

Credits available:

AMA PRA Category 1: 1.00
Participation: 1.00

Educational Objectives

At the end of this activity, participant should be able to:
  1. Improve quality of care for diabetic foot infections by optimizing diagnosis and medical therapy, use of imaging and use of subspecialty consultation.

Target Audience

This activity is appropriate for House Officers, Medical Students, Nurses, Other Healthcare Professionals, Physicians in the fields of Critical Care Medicine, Endocrinology, Infectious Disease, Internal Medicine, Other Healthcare Professions, Radiology, Vascular Surgery. 

Accreditation and Credit Designation

The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Michigan Medical School designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Original Release Date: November 2019

Termination Date: December 2023

Additional Info

Bibliographic Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. New CDC report: More than 100 million Americans have diabetes or prediabetes. .
Lipsky BA, Aragon-Sanchez J, Diggle M, et al. IWGDF guidance on the diagnosis and management of foot infections in persons with diabetes. Diabetes Metab Res Rev. 2016;32 Suppl 1:45-74.
Hingorani A, LaMuraglia GM, Henke P, et al. The management of diabetic foot: A clinical practice guideline by the society for vascular surgery in collaboration with the american podiatric medical association and the society for vascular medicine. Journal of Vascular Surgery. 2016;63(2 Suppl):3S-21S.
Pellizzer G, Strazzabosco M, Presi S, et al. Deep tissue biopsy vs. superficial swab culture monitoring in the microbiological assessment of limb-threatening diabetic foot infection. Diabet Med. 2001;18(10):822-827.
Ertugrul MB, Baktiroglu S, Salman S, et al. Pathogens isolated from deep soft tissue and bone in patients with diabetic foot infections. J Am Podiatr Med Assoc. 2008;98(