Shining the Light on Limb Preservation

One VA Medical Center’s Approach to Preventing Amputations with Their Novel Approach to PAVE Program Delivery

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

Daniel T Ferreras, DPM, FAPWCA, AAWC

Daniel T Ferreras, DPM, FAPWCA, AAWC
Podiatric Physician/Surgeon/Certified Wound Specialist
Chief Podiatrist / PAVE Coordinator
Surgical Services
Carl Vinson, VA Medical Center
Dublin, GA 31021

Learning 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 (eg DFU, VLU, etc.).
  3. Understand NIRS imaging in limb preservation and how early identification of vascular insufficiency, with the technology, can improve patient outcomes.
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