Skin and Nail Changes in the Diabetic Foot

Webinar Topic: Diabetic Wound Care

Speaker: Don Wollheim, MD, FAPWCA, WCC, DWC Clinical Instructor

CE Credit(s): 1.0 (RN, RDN only)

Length: 60 minutes

Price: 15

Webinar Description:
Approximately half of all patients with diabetes will experience dermatological changes during the course of their disease. Recognizing changes and instituting prompt management plans can assist in prevention of diabetic foot ulcerations. This webinar explores characteristics and treatment plans for the most common skin and nail conditions frequently encountered on the diabetic foot.

About the Speaker:
Dr. Wollheim is Board Certified in General Surgery by the American Board of Surgery. He has 25+ years of experience in general/vascular surgery and wound care, as well as extensive experience in medical-legal consulting and teaching college advance science courses. His teaching style includes emphasizing the fundamental concepts of wound care, incorporating additional visual aids, and utilizing clinical scenarios during his presentations. He is the lead instructor for the Diabetic Wound Certified® (DWC®) course and is also on the Editorial Advisory Boards of Wound Care Advisor and Wound Central® electronic journals.

Webinar Learning Objectives:

  1. Name and explain characteristics of at least 3 common skin complications and 3 nail pathologies frequently seen with Diabetes.
  2. Identify nail or skin changes in the diabetic patient that require prompt interventions or referrals.

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