2019 Webinar CEU


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Support: This activity received support in the form of unrestricted educational grants from Amplifon and Colgate Oral Pharmaceuticals.

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February 26, 2019. 12:30-1:30pm EST, 9:30am PST

Diabetes and Podiatry

Speaker: Dennis R. Frisch, DPM - President, American Podiatric Medical Association

Abstract:This lecture will discuss common foot problems found in the diabetic patient. Podiatry in diabetes care delivers a critical health service that helps to underwrite health and personal independence, while reducing isolation and depression. This webinar will educate the inter professional collaboration team (PPOD+A and medical diabetes care professionals), regarding foot care, ensuring the person with diabetes receives best possible foot/podiatric care and quality of life. The attendees will understand basic foot issues so that patients can be appropriately questioned and referred.

Bio: Dr. Dennis R Frisch, DPM graduated from the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in 1982. He completed surgical residency at the Franklin Boulevard Community Hospital in Chicago, Illinois. Then in 1983, Dr. Frisch went into private practice in his hometown of Boca Raton, Florida where he continues to provide quality podiatric care. Dr. Frisch began serving on the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) Board of Trustees in 2007. He currently serves as APMA President

Educational Objective:

After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:

1.) Identify and appropriately refer common podiatry problems that may be encountered in their own patient population.

2.) Understand the proper examination and evaluation to help screen diabetic patients.

3.) Gain a greater understanding of team health care to the betterment of overall health of diabetic patients.

Target Audience:

This activity is intended for physicians, nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, podiatrists, optometrists, dentists and audiologists engaged in the care of patients with diabetes.


Continuing Education Information:

Physician Continuing Medical Education: The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

IPCE: This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team,and learners will receive 1.0 Interprofessional Continuing Education credit for learning and change.

Continuing Pharmacy Education: Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this continuing education activity for 1.0 contact hour(s) (0.10 CEUs) of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. Activity Type: Knowledge

Continuing Nursing Education: The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.0 contact hour.

COPE: Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is accredited by COPE to provide continuing education to optometrists.

This course is COPE approved for 1 hour of CE credit. Activity #116731 and Course ID 60619-SD. Check with your local state licensing board.

American Dental Association: This continuing education activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards of the ADA Continuing Education Recognition Program (ADA CERP) through joint providership efforts between Postgraduate Institute for Medicine and The Audiology Project.

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider

CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of the credit hours by boards of dentistry.

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this activity for 1.0 continuing education credits.

Commission on Dietetic Registration: Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (CDR Provider #3631) is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 1.0 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs) for completion of this/these activity(ies). This is a Level II activity.

American Podiatric Medical Association: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards and requirements for approval of providers of continuing education in podiatric medicine through a joint provider agreement between the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) and PIM. APMA is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. APMA has approved this activity for a maximum of 1.0 continuing education contact hours

AAA: The Academy of Doctors of Audiology is approved by the American Academy of Audiology to offer Academy CEUs for this activity. The program is worth a maximum of 0.1 CEUs. Academy approval of this continuing education activity is based on course content only and does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedure, or adherence of the event to the Academy's Code of Ethics. Any views that are presented are those of the presenter/CE Provider and not necessarily of the American Academy of Audiology.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest:

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest