Content/Current Situation:

  • As a group with different training experiences have come to have different protocols for different diagnosis, this has lead to confusion regarding treatment when other providers are covering while another provider is away. 

Desired Practice:

  • Desired practice is to standardize postoperative treatment protocols for ankle fractures and pain management. 

Target Audience: 

  • Surgeons in Podiatry
  • Physician Assistants
  • Medical Assistants
  • Nurses in Orthopedics and OR

Learning Objectives: 

  • Apply standard workflow to common treatment protocols 
  • Standardize pre-consultation workup to improve efficiency through clinic and improve access. 
  • Apply evidence based and census- based best practices for the diagnosis and managing of podiatry conditions to maximize quality and minimize variation in practice. 

Planning Committee:

  • Ali Moharrami MD
  • Lynne Conners MD  
  • Tara Graupera, RN

Cultural and Linguistic Competency:

  • Age can have different tolerance and perception of pain.  


  • The Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, Foot and Ankle International, Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association. 


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Accreditation Statement:

Kaiser Permanente South San Francisco Medical Center is accredited by the California Medical Association (CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Statement: 

The Kaiser Permanente South San Francisco Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses may report up to a maximum total of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ towards the Continuing Medical Education requirements for license renewal by the California Board of Registered Nurses.

Other credit have been planned on a session by session basis, by this planning committee in the categories of Radiologic Technology (1.0 per session).

Session date: 
09/22/2022 - 8:20am to 9:20am PDT
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Radiologic Technology
    x-ray use or diagnosis

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