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IPMS 2022 Iowa Heartland Meeting : Taking it to the Feet: When to Fight for Limb Salvage, When to Amputate


Taking it to the Feet: When to Fight for Limb Salvage, When to Amputate by Eric Scott, MD- Part of the 2022 Iowa Heartland Conference


  • This course provides for .5 CECH
  • Estimated time to complete the activity - This is a 30 minute program with the quiz and survey. The entire program will take approximately 0.75 hours to complete
  • The course was originally released in 2022
  • There is a post assesment quiz and a survery at the end of the event. A score of 76% or better is required to pass the course.

  • Learning Objectives:

  • 1. To learn key predictors of wound healing as well as limb loss
  • 2. To become familiar with the latest open surgical and endovascular revascularization techniques to promote wound healing
  • 3. To recognize common clinical scenarios in which primary amputation is appropriate
  • Course Staff

    Eric Scott, MD

    About the Speaker:

    Eric Scott, MD

    Eric Scott, MD is a board-certified vascular surgeon at the Iowa Clinic in Des Moines, Iowa where he began practice in 2008. He performs both arterial and venous procedures and has special interest in endovascular therapies for PAD and treatment of critical limb ischemia. He is a leader in the use of atherectomy devices and has trained physicians in the United States, Europe, Asia, and South America on their use. He also participates in numerous clinical trials of novel endovascular therapies for treatment of PAD. Outside of the hospital, he enjoys spending time with his wife and three sons biking, skiing, and playing tennis.


    Free for Attendees of the 2022 IPMS Heartland Conference $20 for all others

    Intended Audience : Podiatrists

    Refund Policy

    No refunds are available for online courses

    Compliance Statement

    In accordance with the Council on Podiatric Medical Education's Standards and Requirements for Approval of Providers of Continuing Education in Podiatric Medicine, any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests of faculty, planning committee, or any others who have influence over the content of this educational activity must be disclosed to program participants.

    Commercial Interests: None for this course.

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