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Fast-Track Education 5: Diabetic Foot Ulcers (DFU), Venous Ulcers and Fluorescence Vascular Angiography (FVA) in Hyperbaric Medicine and Wound Care

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  • Course Description
  • Course Credits

Course Objectives: 

  1. Discuss the four components of a PICO question
  2. Discuss the difficulty of using the Wagner grading system for diabetic foot ulcers in the CPG process. 
  3. Understand and review the Wagner Classification System for evaluating DFU's. Learn how this system is a cornerstone for DFU wound care management. 
  4. Learn the key components of current wound care and treatment of the DFU to achieve favorable outcomes.
  5. Identify critical principles in the management of the DFU.   
  6. Understand Fluorescence Vascular Angiography (FVA)
  7. Understand how to integrate FVA into outpatient wound care/hyperbaric medicine
  8. Understand how ICG imaging defines a unique element of wound pathophysiology and use that new understanding to initially access a wound; decide on treatment; evaluate treatment progress and plan an exit strategy.  


  • Non-Member: $90
  • Regular UHMS Member: $70
  • Associate UHMS Member: $50

Accreditation Statement

The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


All faculty members and planners participating in continuing medical education activities sponsored by UHMS are expected to disclose to the participants any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.  Full disclosure of faculty and planner relevant financial relationships will be made at the activity.

Designation Statement

The Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 5.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

MOC ABPM: This activity has been approved by the American Board of Preventive Medicine for up to 4.25 MOC credits. Claiming ABPM MOC credit is appropriate for those who are ABPM diplomates.

Nursing/RRT: This enduring material is approved for 5.50 contact hours provided by Florida Board of Registered Nursing/RRT Provider #50-10881.

NBDHMT: This enduring material is approved for 5.50 Category A credit hours by National Board of Diving and Hyperbaric Medical Technology, 9 Medical Park, Suite 330, Columbia, South Carolina 29203.

Disclaimer: The information provided by this CME material is for Continuing Medical Education purposes only.  The lecture content, statements or opinions expressed however, do not necessarily represent those of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS), its affiliates or its employees.


For over 40 years the UHMS has been the primary source of information for hyperbaric medicine and physiology worldwide.  This enduring  material has as its goal to address identified professional practice gaps and provide a quality CME opportunity which will improve scientific knowledge and skills for hyperbaric and wound care: physicians, nurses and technicians, and other clinicians and personnel whose practice includes hyperbaric medicine and wound care.     

Target Audience – Physicians, Nurses, CHT’s and anyone with an interest in hyperbaric medicine and wound care.

Principle Faculty

Eugene Worth, MD, M.Ed.
Emergency Medicine-speciality in hyperbaric medicine and wound care
Intermountain Medical Group
Dixie Regional Medical Center

Rajmony Pannu, MD, RVPI
Chief Medical Practitioner
Vascular Medicine & Endovascular Interventions
Columbus Vascular Vein & Wound Center

Karen Larkan, MD
Center for Wound Care and Hyperbaric Medicine of Boca Raton Regional Hospital  

Risa Anderson, NP
Hyperbaric and Wound Care System Lead
Aurora Medical Group

Stephen Guthrie, MD, PhD
Consultant; Novadaq Technologies, Inc.
Principal Investigator; Designed Altobaric Technologies, Inc.
Director & Principal Investigator; Designed Altobaric Research Foundation.
Medical Director; HealthCall, Southfield,Michigan (Wound Care Management Consultation Services).

Date of the activity’s original release – February 20, 2016

Termination date – February 20, 2019

The UHMS ensures any relevant relationships are resolved prior to the activity through review of PPT presentation and materials.  Our educational activities promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest. 

General Disclosure

Name of IndividualIndividuals Role in ActivityName of Commercial Interest (If Applicable)Nature of Relationship
Eugene Worth, MD, M.Ed. Faculty None N/A
Rajmony Pannu, MD, RVPI Faculty None N/A
Risa Anderson, NP Faculty None N/A
Karen Larkan, MD Faculty None N/A
Stephen Guthrie, MD, PhD Faculty Novadaq Technologies, Inc Consultant/Speakers Bureau
Stacy Harmon, BS Planner None N/A
Heather Murphy-Lavoie, MD UHMS Reviewer None N/A
Joanne Feldman, MD UHMS Reviewer None N/A

There was no commercial support for this activity.

Hardware/Software Requirements:
Hardware required for a learner to participate in this enduring material event includes:

  • Computer with internet connection and a modern, updated browser
  • Note: If using IE 6 or IE 7 we cannot guarantee that the courses will work.
  • Audio speakers to listen to the lectures
  • Keyboard to take the quizzes

This enduring material event is produced for online use, and was created using the following platforms:

  • Video format: MP4 video; High Definition; hosted on
  • Aspect Ratio: frame width 1280p x height 720p
  • Audio: Sample Rate 48k Hz; Bit rate 189 kbps; Channels 2 (stereo)
  • Frames per second: 29 frames per second

Provider Contact Information: If at any time during participation in this online CME enduring material event, a learner can contact UHMS, by clicking on "Contact Us" tab located on the far right hand side of the main menu bar found at the top of the screen. Also, the contact phone number and email address (hotlink) is always displayed on the top center of the screen, under the main menu bar.

Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS)
631 U.S. Highway 1, Suite 307
North Palm Beach, FL 33408
Phone: +1-919-490-5140/877-533-8467
Fax: +1-919-490-5140

Course Credits


Continuing Education Credits are provided when a participant passes the course with 60% or higher on their overall grade of the course quizzes. Each quiz also will allow two attempts. If a participant fails the course, the UHMS will allow a re-take of the course at a 50% discount to their designated full price rate.

The information provided at this CME activity is for Continuing Medical Education purposes only.  The lecture content, statements or opinions expressed, however, do not necessarily represent those of the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS), its affiliates or its employees.

Undersea and Hyperbaric
Medical Society (UHMS)
631 U.S. Highway 1, Suite 307
North Palm Beach, FL 33408
Phone: +1-919-490-5140
Toll Free: 877-533-8467
Fax: +1-919-490-5140

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