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Recorded Webinar – Diabetic Ulcers: Identification and Treatment

Danny Nguyen
Author | Shield HealthCare
04/04/19  2:10 PM PST
foot ulcers

DIf you would like to receive your CE Contact Hour for watching this webinar, first head over to the Wound Care Education Institute’s site.

You can only receive your CE Contact Hour by watching the video on the Wound Care Education Institute’s site.

Once on this webinar’s page on WCEI’s site, you can register and then view the recorded webinar. On the first page, you will notice that it says the cost to receive the CE Contact Hour is $10. For viewers coming through Shield HealthCare, we are able to offer a special code that will waive that fee. The code is: SHIELDWEB

After you have created an account and used the above code, you will be able to watch the video for free. After viewing, WCEI will email an evaluation to you. Once you complete the evaluation, your CE will be emailed to you automatically.

Click here for a link to download the webinar outline/handout. The slides from this webinar are property of the Wound Care Education Institute and are not available for download.

If you would just like to watch the webinar without receiving a CE credit, you can find the full webinar here on Vimeo.

Webinar Overview:

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.

Learning 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

1 CE Contact Hour Available (Provided by the Wound Care Education Institute, a Relias LLC company)


About 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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