Graduate Catalog

SPM-721 PODIATRIC MEDICINE IV

The incidence, pathophysiology, and treatment of common wound conditions germane to the podiatric physician will be discussed. These include ulcers in patients with diabetes and related conditions, venous leg ulcers, arterial ulcers, and pressure wounds. The student will learn about unusual wound pathologies and malignancies. The course will require critical thinking, the formulation of decision trees, and include discussions about infection, vascular disease, and general medicine. Break-out sessions and review of current literature will be coordinated with the lectures. Prerequisite: SPM 624, SPM 632, SPM 709, and SPM 710.

Credits

2

Prerequisite

Take SPM-624 SPM-632

Corequisite

SPM-605A SPM-650

Distribution

Podiatric Medicine

Offered

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