Diabetic Foot Management - Advanced Wound Technologies
Speaker: Karen Bauer, DNP, APRN-FNP, CWS
The aim of this course is to delineate the need for multi-disciplinary care to address the complex nature of diabetic foot ulcerations, with a goal to optimize limb-salvage tactics. This course will discuss necessary tools and steps to implement a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary team centered around the patient with a diabetic foot ulceration.
Target Audience: Nurses, physical therapists, dietitians, and other healthcare professionals interested in wound care.
About the Speaker:
Dr. Karen Bauer has been practicing as a Wound Certified Nurse Practitioner for 16 years, with 14 of those years being in the field of wound management and 8 in vascular medicine. She currently practices at the University of Toledo Medical Center as well as multiple outreach sites encompassing ambulatory clinics, long-term care, and acute care centers. Karen has developed and oversees a team of advanced practice providers, is the Director of Wound and Vascular Services at UT in the Division of Vascular, Endovascular, and Wound Surgery, and is the Program Director at the Fulton County Wound and Hyperbaric Center.
She is certified as a wound specialist through the American Board of Wound Management and currently serves as a Nurse Board Member for the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care and serves on the Board of Directors for the Society for Vascular Nursing. She is an Editorial Board Member for Wound Management and Prevention, and Advances in Skin and Wound Care. Karen lectures regionally, nationally, and internationally. She is a published researcher. She loves dogs, food, and hanging out with her daughter in her free time.
- Karen Bauer, DNP, APRN-FNP, CWS, FAAWC, MAPWCA, faculty for this educational event, disclosed that she is a consultant for Urgo Medical. All the relevant financial relationships listed for Dr. Bauer have been mitigated.
- None of the planners/faculty, unless otherwise noted, for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
Webinar Learning Objectives:
Course Originally Released on: 11/08/2022
- Describe the complex factors that contribute to ulceration and nonhealing in the diabetic foot.
- Define the need for interdisciplinary and patient-focused care in the management of diabetic foot ulceration.
- Differentiate comorbid factors that contribute to diabetic foot ulcer nonhealing.
- Identify the need for arterial and venous diagnostic and management tools in the management of diabetic foot ulceration.
- Recognize and differentiate cardiovascular risk factor modification in relation to multi-disciplinary care of the patient with a diabetic foot ulcer.
Date of Most Recent Review: 11/08/2022
Course Termination/ Update Date: 11/30/2025
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