Course Directors

Mehdi H. Shishehbor
Mehdi H. Shishehbor, DO, MPH

Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Heather Gornik
Heather Gornik, MD

Medical Director, Non-Invasive Vascular Laboratory,
Heart and Vascular Institute, Cleveland Clinic, OH

Lee Kirksey
Lee Kirksey, MD

Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
Heart and Vascular Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Michael Maier
Michael Maier, DPM

Director, Lower-Extremity Wound Clinic
Department of Vascular Medicine
Heart and Vascular Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH


John Bartholomew
John Bartholomew, MD

Thrombosis Center
Section Head of Vascular Medicine
Heart and Vascular Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Georgeanne Botek
Georgeanne Botek, DPM

Medical Director
Diabetic Foot Center
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Orthopaedic and Rheumatologic Institute
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Kristin Englund, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Staff Physician
Department Infectious Disease
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Gina Hild, DPM

Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Manesh Patel, MD

Interventional Cardiology
Duke University
Durham, NC

Alexandra Villa-Forte
Alexandra Villa-Forte, MD, MPH

Department of Rheumatic and Immunologic Diseases
Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Accredited by

Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education

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Course Description

Learning Objectives
1. Describe epidemiology and prognosis of critical limb ischemia.
2. Review lower extremity wound and perfusion assessment in critical limb ischemia.
3. Describe unusual vascular causes of lower extremity wounds.
4. Explain vasculitis as the cause of lower extremity wounds.
5. Identify an infected lower extremity wound.
6. Review non-invasive assessment of critical limb ischemia.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.50 Credits
Release Date:2016-Aug-26
Expiration Date:2017-Aug-26
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour 30 minutes
Registration Required:No

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