Accreditation

Intended Learners

This conference is designed for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, and podiatrists across all practice settings involved in the prevention, treatment, and management of patients with diabetic foot complications. 

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the magnitude of diabetic foot complications and apply comprehensive, multidisciplinary best practice approaches for evaluation and treatment  
  • Examine the etiology of diabetic foot ulcers, risk factors, causal pathways and prevention and management strategies 
  • Review the history, clinical evaluation, and treatment for painless and painful diabetic neuropathy, PAD and diabetic foot infections 
  • Analyze the pathology, classification, biomarkers and medical and surgical treatments for charcot foot 
  • Navigate interactive clinical cases of complex diabetic foot problems 

Activity Overview

This educational conference will occur from December 2-3, 2022 at the Hyatt Regency San Antonio hotel in San Antonio, Texas.

To be eligible for documentation of credit, participants must attend the full activity and submit a completed evaluation form. Participants who complete the evaluation online within 60 days of the live meeting will receive immediate documentation of credit.

Accreditation Information

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In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by HMP Education and UT Health Science Center San Antonio. HMP Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

PHYSICIANS

UT Health Science Center San Antonio is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

UT Health Science Center San Antonio designates this live activity up to a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PODIATRISTS

UT Health Science Center San Antonio School of Medicine is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. UT Health Science Center San Antonio School of Medicine has approved this activity for a maximum of 6.0 continuing education contact hours.

NURSING

The continuing nursing education live activity, Great Debates and Updates in Diabetic Foot general session, awards 6.0 contact hours.

Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

NURSE PRACTITIONERS

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Certification Program accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Nurse practitioners should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS

Great Debates and Updates in Diabetic Foot general session is designated for 6 AAPA Category 1 credits.

PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Disclaimer

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

ADA Statement

HMP Education complies with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of accommodations, please call 770.751.7332/609.371.1137.

Grievance Policy

Any participant wanting to file a grievance with respect to any aspect of a continuing education activity accredited by HMP Education may contact Samantha Joy, Senior Manager, Accreditation and Compliance, by phone at 609-371-1137, by email at accreditation@HMPglobal.com or in writing at 104 Windsor Center Drive, East Windsor, NJ 08520. Ms. Joy will review the grievance and respond within 30 days of receiving the complaint.

Privacy Policy

HMP Education protects the privacy of personal and other information regarding participants, educational partners, and joint sponsors. HMP Education and our joint sponsors will not release personally identifiable information to a third party without the individual’s consent, except such information as is required for reporting purposes to the appropriate accrediting agency.

HMP Education maintains physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to guard your non-public personal information.

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Commercial Support

The following companies have provided an educational grant in support of parts of this activity: Abbott Laboratories, Medline Industries, LP and PICA.

Note: Information contained herein is subject to change without notice.