Peripheral Vascular Disease
Return to all Care of Cardiovascular Conditions 1st Edition sessions.
Estimated time to complete session: 60 mins.
Upon completion of this session, you should be able to:
1. Identify patients at risk for asymptomatic PAD who may benefit from ankle-brachial index (ABI) screening.
2. Perform a differential diagnosis for patients experiencing signs and symptoms of intermittent claudication
3. Develop a treatment protocol that provides medical therapy, risk factor modification (i.e. smoking cessation programs, diet/nutrition counseling, exercise prescriptions, etc.) and regular monitoring and follow-up to promote compliance, evaluate treatment efficacy, and provide early endovascular evaluation if needed.
4. Collaborate with appropriate subspecialty providers to provide multidisciplinary management of patients diagnosed with PAD.
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Chuck Carter, MD, FAAFP, Residency Program Director, Palmetto Health Family Medicine Residency; Associate Professor of Family Medicine, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia
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