Diabetic Ulcers Identification and Treatment Webinar

Diabetic Ulcers: Identification and Treatment Webinar

January 24, 2019

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM Pacific Time (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central Time)

1 CE Contact Hour Available (Provided by OnCourse Learning, a Relias LLC company)

Chronic foot ulcers in patients with diabetes cause substantial morbidity and increased amputation risk. In this FREE webinar, we cover evidence-based approaches for identification and treatment of chronic neuropathic, neuro-ischemic and ischemic diabetic foot ulcerations.

Webinar Objectives:

  1. Discuss 3 common underlying causes of Diabetic Foot Ulcers
  2. Differentiate between neuropathic, neuro-ischemic and ischemic diabetic foot ulcers based upon clinical characteristics
  3. Choose treatment plans for Diabetic Foot Ulcers based upon current evidence based guidelines

Bill Richlen, PT, CWS, WCC, DWC of the Wound Care Education InstitutePresented by Bill Richlen, PT, WCC, DWC of the Wound Care Education Institute

A Licensed Physical Therapist, Bill has experience in advanced wound care consultations in long-term care, outpatient, skilled rehabilitation and home health. He has served as a clinical instructor for physical therapy students, been the Director of several large rehabilitation departments, and has been providing multi-disciplinary wound care education to nurses and therapists for over 17 years. His expertise in diverse settings enhance his role as a clinical instructor. Bill’s dynamic and captivating teaching style keep’s attendee’s attention throughout the course.

Disclosures: William Richlen, PT, WCC, DWC is owner of Infinitus, LLC, a wound care solutions company. He disclosed that he is a speaker and independent contractor for Anacapa Technologies.

The planners of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning, a Relias LLC company, guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.


Occupational Therapy Level and Content Focus

Content Level: Intermediate

Content Focus:

  • Domain of OT: Performance Skills
  • Domain of OT: Performance Patterns
  • Occupational Therapy Process: Intervention

Course delivery format: Online interactive webinar

Instructional Method: Live Webinar with lecture, PowerPoint & Q&A

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