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Section: CME Category: Wound Care

Shining the Light on Limb Preservation. One VA Medical Center’s Approach to Preventing Amputations with Their Novel Approach to PAVE Program Delivery

Daniel Ferreras, DPM, FACFAS, AAWC

This lecture focuses on how we, at the Carl Vinson VA, have incorporated some of the latest wound healing technologies into our PAVE Program to help heal wounds, improve patient outcomes during wound healing, and help reduce the number of amputations at our facility.

CME (Credits: 0.5)

Method of Participation

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  2. View the Lecture
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Goals and Objectives
  1. Identify the goals of the VA’s PAVE program to improve patient outcomes.
  2. Demonstrate the benefits in employing advanced medical imaging technologies to manage chronic wounds (e.g. DFU, VLU, etc.)
  3. Understand NIRS imaging in limb preservation and how early identification of vascular insufficiency, with the technology, can improve patient outcomes.
  • Accreditation and Designation of Credits
  • CME (Credits: 0.5)

    PRESENT e-Learning Systems is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. PRESENT e-Learning Systems has approved this activity for a maximum of 0.5 continuing education contact hours

    Release Date: 01/26/2024 Expiration Date: 01/26/2027

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  • It is the policy of PRESENT e-Learning Systems and it's accreditors to insure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all its individually sponsored or jointly sponsored educational programs. All faculty participating in any PRESENT e-Learning Systems sponsored programs are expected to disclose to the program audience any real or apparent conflict(s) of interest that may have a direct bearing on the subject matter of the continuing education program. This pertains to relationships with pharmaceutical companies, biomedical device manufacturers, or other corporations whose products or services are related to the subject matter of the presentation topic. The intent of this policy is not to prevent a speaker with a potential conflict of interest from making a presentation. It is merely intended that any potential conflict should be identified openly so that the listeners may form their own judgments about the presentation with the full disclosure of the facts.

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    Daniel Ferreras has nothing to disclose.