Diabetic Footcare for Healthcare Professionals

Diabetic Foot Care for Healthcare Professionals

Course Expiration Date: 4/30/18

If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization.

If you are purchasing this course the cost is $25.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

Course Description: This course is designed to provide the healthcare provider with an update to the clinical guidelines for diabetes.

Instructor: Donna Burroughs ACNS-BC, CDE, CWCN

Target Audience: Nurses and any other interested healthcare provider

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

  • Describe different levels of foot care.
  • Describe inspection and assessment of feet of patients at high risk; especially patients with diabetes, neuropathy and peripheral arterial disease (PAD).
  • Discuss the effects of diabetes related to foot care.

Length of Course: 60 minutes

Credit Statements:

Licensed Nurses:  Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, participants will receive 1.0 contact hour.

Upstate AHEC Credit: This educational offering provides 0.1 CEUs (1.0 clock hours) by Upstate AHEC and meets SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.

Disclosure Statement:

Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.

The speaker(s) has/have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in educational activities.

Provisions of this educational activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.

The process for enrolling in AHECU courses has changed. Please go to www.upstateahec.org and click the blue AHECU/Distance Education block to register for online courses.  There is a tutorial on the web site if you need assistance with the registration process.