Diabetic Limb Salvage 2012
Highly regarded as one of the worlds finest limb salvage events Diabetic Limb Salvage (DLS) brings together the worlds most eminent lower limb specialists for an unforgettable meeting. Held in Washington D.C. in the fall of every year, DLS features live lectures, live hospital tours and live real-time surgical events where the world can interact with the operating theater!
* On Demand viewing of lectures, so if you miss it live you can watch it again at anytime immediately after it has occurred.
* Tracking, logging and registration of online event attendance for CME points claiming.
It features a prominent multidisciplinary faculty that promotes the importance of every member of the team. The course is designed for health care practitioners of all specialties and promotes an evidence-based approach.
The meeting format will include didactic lectures, hands-on workshops, specialty symposia, and live surgical case demonstrations for the purpose of providing a live interactive learning experience.
▲ discuss the public health crisis of diabetic limb loss
▲ discuss the pain of sensory loss and non-compliance
▲ discuss the options in vascular interventional technology and techniques, both surgical and endovascular
▲ discuss the complexities of biomechanics, limb salvage, the problem wound, wound based infection, preserving limb length
▲ cite the financial and social impact of diabetic limb salvage and amputation
▲ integrate into their practices the knowledge obtained through the didactic lectures, workshops and live surgical cases.
Accreditation is also provided by Georgetown University Hospital for Medical Doctors, Registered Nurses, and Nurse Practitioners in the United States for the full amount of CME as if the online attendee was attending in person.
DLS 2012 is fully accredited online for Australian and U.S. Podiatrists who can claim the full amount of CME points as if they were attending in person.
The Royal Australian College of Surgeons has approved this conference for CPD. Fellows who participate can claim one point per hour (maximum 17 points) in Category 4: Maintenance of Clinical Knowledge and Skills towards 2012 CPD totals.
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners has approved this conference for CPD. Fellows who participate can claim 20 points in Category 2.
For all other countries please check your specific registration board requirements for CPD/CME claiming and usage.