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Activity Steps

Purpose of Activity

To review an approach to diabetic foot infections (DFIs), including acute osteomyelitis, while also discussing current practices and the challenges in diagnosis and management.

Learning Objectives

After completing this continuing education activity you will be able to:

  1. Identify the risk factors for developing DFIs.
  2. Outline diagnostic techniques for assessing DFIs.
  3. Select the assessment techniques that support a diagnosis of osteomyelitis.
  4. Choose the appropriate pharmacologic and nonpharmacologic treatment options for patients who have DFIs. ABSTRACT Diabetic
Price: $24.95


  • ANCC 2.5 CH / 0.5 APH
  • DC - BON 2.5 CH
  • FL - BON 2.5 CH
  • GA - BON 2.5 CH

Lippincott Professional Development is accredited with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This activity is also provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 11749. Lippincott Professional Development is also an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the District of Columbia Board of Nursing, Florida Board of Nursing, and Georgia Board of Nursing, #50-1223.

Awarded Advanced Pharmacology Hours

Test Code: ASWC1121
Published: Nov 2021
Expires: 9/6/2024
Required Passing Score: 7/10 (70%)
Authors: Kwadwo Mponponsuo, MD, MSc, FRCPC; R. Gary Sibbald, MD, DSc (Hons), MEd, BSc, FRCPC (Med Derm), FAAD, MAPWCA, JM; Ranjani Somayaji, MD, MPH, BScPT, FRCPC