Con 2013                           Diabetic Foot Global Conference      Los Angeles          21-23 March 2013          Loe...
23 CMEs ✲ DFCon rate of $235 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel World’s Foremost InterdisciplinaryDiabetic Foot, Amputation Prev...
✲ Site of the Academy Awards ® ✲ 13 miles or 20 minutes from LAX    CALL FOR POSTER ABSTRACTS    www.DFCon.com/abstracts ✲...
CONFERENCE                                  CO-CHAIRMEN                             George Andros, MD              David G...
F A C U L T Y continuedMICHELLE A. QUIGLEY, MS, RN ROBERT J. SNYDER, DPM, MSC                      SPENCE M. TAYLOR, MD Va...
Thursday7:00 - 8:00     Breakfast Symposium - TBA8:00 - 9:00     ExhibitsAROUND THE WORLD IN WEIGHTY WAYS: DIFFERENT STROK...
21 March 2013                                              Photographer: Federico Zignani, Courtesy of LA INC. The Los Ang...
Friday7:00 - 7:45      Breakfast Symposium - TBA7:00 - 8:00      BreakfastFINAL CUT (WITH THE PROS): VIDEOS AND TOES, NOT ...
22 March 2013              12:30 - 1:30                     Lunch Symposium - TBA              12:15 - 1:45               ...
Saturday6:30 - 7:00 Breakfast7:00 - 8:00     HANDS-ON WORKSHOPS8:00 - 9:00     Coordinators: Lee C. Rogers, DPM; Ronald J....
23 March 201312:00 - 12:10   3D Wound Measurement                Frank L. Bowling, PhD12:10 - 12:20   How to Culture a Wou...
DFCON VENUE:                 LOEWS HOLLYWOOD HOTEL               (FORMERLY RENAISSANCE HOLLYWOOD HOTEL) “One of the most p...
Pre-Con ProgramWednesday                                       20 March 2013                                              ...
Target Audience: Vascular Surgeons ✲ Podiatrists ✲ Endocrinologists ✲ Orthopaedists       ✲ Internists ✲ General Practitio...
Con 2013                        Diabetic Foot Global Conference                        Los Angeles                        ...
21   Thursday   - 23   Saturday   M ARCH 2013                               Loews Hollywood HotelWednesday 20 March Pre-Co...
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Valley Presbyterian Hospital: Diabetic Foot Global Conference (DF Con 2012)

  1. 1. Con 2013 Diabetic Foot Global Conference Los Angeles 21-23 March 2013 Loews Hollywood Hotel Sponsor: www.DFCon.comConference Co-Chairmen: George Andros, MD ✲ David G. Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD Course Directors: Joseph L. Mills Sr., MD ✲ Lee C. Rogers, DPM
  2. 2. 23 CMEs ✲ DFCon rate of $235 at the Loews Hollywood Hotel World’s Foremost InterdisciplinaryDiabetic Foot, Amputation Prevention, PAD and Wound Care Conference WEDNESDAY PRE CON Team to Save a Thousand Limbs: How to Launch your Limb Salvage Odyssey SESSIONS✲ Around the World in Weighty Ways: Different Strokes, Different Folks, One Major Goal✲ A Diabetic Foot Carol: Cover Songs from Debridement to Closure✲ Not Everything that Can Be Counted Counts…✲ Final Cut (with the Pros): Videos and Toes, Not Prose✲ The Gaits of Hell: Avoiding an Inferno by Leaving Lower Extremity Limbo✲ Foot Infections: Swabbing the Deck without Going Overboard✲ The War of the Flowses: A Guide on Marrying Turf Neutrality with Aggressive Intervention✲ How I Do It: Vicarious Video Vittles✲ Costly Encounters of the Non-Communicable Kind✲ 1st Annual DFCon Film Festival: Final Cut with the Pros Sponsor:
  3. 3. ✲ Site of the Academy Awards ® ✲ 13 miles or 20 minutes from LAX CALL FOR POSTER ABSTRACTS www.DFCon.com/abstracts ✲ Submission deadline January 30, 2013 23 CMEsPhotographer: Travis Conklin, Courtesy of LA INC. The Los Angeles Convention and Visitors Bureau
  4. 4. CONFERENCE CO-CHAIRMEN George Andros, MD David G. Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD Medical Director Professor of Surgery, University of Amputation Prevention Center Arizona College of Medicine at Valley Presbyterian Hospital Director, Southern Arizona Founding Partner Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA) at the Los Angeles Vascular Specialists University of Arizona Los Angeles, CA Tucson, AZ COURSE DIRECTORS Joseph L. Mills Sr., MD Lee C. Rogers, DPM Professor of Surgery Co- Director Chief, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Amputation Prevention Center at Co-Director, Southern Arizona Valley Presbyterian Hospital Limb Salvage Alliance (SALSA) at the Los Angeles, CA University of Arizona Tucson, AZ FAC U LT Y CHRISTOPHER E. ATTINGER, MD MARIO DASCAL, MD LAWRENCE A. LAVERY, DPM MedStar Georgetown University of Manitoba University of Texas University Hospital Winnipeg, Canada Southwest Medical Center Washington, DC Dallas, TX JOHN M. EMBIL, MD JEFFREY ALLARD, RN University of Manitoba LARISSE K. LEE, MD Amputation Prevention Center Winnipeg, Canada Amputation Prevention Center Valley Presbyterian Hospital Valley Presbyterian Hospital Los Angeles, CA LUDWIK FEDORKO, MD, PHD Los Angeles, CA University of Toronto KAREL BAKKER, MD, PHD Toronto, Canada MAURI J.A. LEPÄNTALO, MD International Working Group Helsinki University on the Diabetic Foot GARY W. GIBBONS, MD Helsinki, Finland International Diabetes Federation South Shore Hospital Diabetic Foot Programme Boston U. School of Medicine BENJAMIN A. LIPSKY, MD Heemstede, The Netherlands Harvard Medical School University of Washington (Emeritus) RONALD J. BELCZYK, DPM Boston, MA University of Geneva (Visiting) Amputation Prevention Center Oxford, UK Valley Presbyterian Hospital LAWRENCE B. HARKLESS, DPM Los Angeles, CA Western Univ. of Health Sciences DAVID J. MARGOLIS, MD, PHD College of Podiatric Medicine University of Pennsylvania NICHOLAS J. BEVILACQUA, DPM Pomona, CA Philadelphia, PANorth Jersey Orthopaedic Specialists Teaneck, NJ JOON PIO HONG, MD, PHD, MBA MIGUEL MONTERO-BAKER, MD Asan Medical Center University of Arizona ANDREW J.M. BOULTON, MD, DSC Seoul, Korea Tucson, AZ Univs. of Manchester and Miami Manchester, UK and Miami, FL STEPHAN MORBACH, MD GARTH JAMES, PHD Marienkrankenhaus Montana State University Soest, Germany FRANK L. BOWLING, MSC, PHD Bozeman, MT University of Manchester Manchester, UK BIJAN NAJAFI, PHD WARREN S. JOSEPH, DPM University of Arizona SICCO A. BUS, PHD Roxborough Memorial Hospital Tucson, AZ University of Amsterdam Philadelphia, PA Amsterdam, The Netherlands AKSONE NOUVONG, DPM ROBERT S. KIRSNER, MD, PHD Western University of MICHAEL S. CONTE, MD University of Miami Health Sciences University of California Miller School of Medicine College of Podiatric Medicine San Francisco, CA Miami, FL Pomona, California
  5. 5. F A C U L T Y continuedMICHELLE A. QUIGLEY, MS, RN ROBERT J. SNYDER, DPM, MSC SPENCE M. TAYLOR, MD Valley Presbyterian Hospital Barry University University of South Carolina Los Angeles, CA Miami Shores, FL School of Medicine Greensville, SC GERRY RAYMAN, MD JOHN S. STEINBERG, DPM Ipswich Hospital MedStar Georgetown ARTURO VILLAFUERTE, RN, WCC Ipswich, UK University Hospital Amputation Prevention Center Washington, DC Valley Presbyterian Hospital NEIL D. REEVES, PHDManchester Metropolitan Univ. Los Angeles, CA PROF. ANDREA STELLA Manchester, UK University of Bologna Bologna, Italy DANE K. WUKICH, MD NICOLAAS C. SCHAPER, MD University of PittsburghUniversity Hospital Maastricht Medical Center Maastricht, The Netherlands Pittsburgh, PA 2013 E DWARD JAMES O LMOS AWARD FOR A DVOCACY IN A MPUTATION P REVENTION LAWRENCE B. HARKLESS, DPM DFCon 2013 Conference Co-Chairmen George Andros, MD, and David G. Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD, are pleased to announce that the Edward James Olmos Award for Advocacy in Amputation Prevention Honoree for 2013 is Lawrence B. Harkless, DPM. Dr. Harkless, Founding Dean and Professor of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery at the College of Podiatric Medicine at Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, CA, has taught and mentored thousands of podiatric students, residents andinterns. He is widely viewed as a leading pioneer in integrating podiatric medicine into mainstream medicine. For three decades, Dr. Harkless directed the podiatric residency program at the University of TexasHealth Science Center at San Antonio, where he earned an international reputation as a leading expert ondiabetes and the diabetic foot. He was the Louis T. Bogy Professor of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery. Whileat UTHSCSA Dr. Harkless in 1985 founded one of the first symposia on the diabetic foot, Diabetic FootUpdate, which promoted a team approach to diabetic foot care. In 2007, Dr. Harkless accepted a newchallenge as founding dean of the Western University of Health Sciences College of Podiatric Medicine. Thenew podiatry college opened in 2009. Dr. Harkless established the Foot Care Council for the American Diabetes Association and served as itsfirst Chair. He was named the ADA’s Diabetic Educator of the Year in 2001 and has received many otherhonors and awards, including in 2008 the Distinguished Achievement Award in Diabetic Limb Salvage fromMedStar Georgetown University Hospital DLS Conference. Dr. Harkless is the author or co-author of several textbooks on foot care, including Handbook ofCommon Foot Problems and Foot and Ankle Secrets. He also has authored or co-authored numerous peer-reviewed articles in professional journals. A graduate of the University of North Texas and the California College of Podiatric Medicine in SanFrancisco, Dr. Harkless completed his internship at the University of Texas Health Science Center at SanAntonio and his residency in podiatric surgery at Atlanta Hospital and Medical Center in Atlanta. Dr. Harkless and his wife of more than 30 years, Gerry, have two children. P REVIOUS H ONOREES : Karel Bakker, MD, Heemstede, The Netherlands, 2003 Andrew J. M. Boulton, MD, DSc, Manchester, UK, 2005 ✲ Gary W. Gibbons, MD, Boston, MA, 2006 Christopher E. Attinger, MD, Washington, DC, 2007 ✲ Benjamin A. Lipsky, MD, Seattle, WA, 2008 Peter R. Cavanagh, PhD, DSc, Seattle, WA, 2009 ✲ Warren S. Joseph, DPM, Philadelphia, PA, 2010 Joseph L. Mills Sr., MD, Tucson, AZ, 2011 ✲ Jan Apelqvist, MD, PhD, Malmö, Sweden, 2012
  6. 6. Thursday7:00 - 8:00 Breakfast Symposium - TBA8:00 - 9:00 ExhibitsAROUND THE WORLD IN WEIGHTY WAYS: DIFFERENT STROKES,DIFFERENT FOLKS, ONE MAJOR GOALModerators: George Andros, MD and David G. Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD9:00 - 9:20 The View from Up Here (and Down in Clinic): Professorial Perspectives from a Peripatetic Pontificating Practitioner Andrew J.M. Boulton, MD, DSc9:20 - 9:40 Mind the Funding Gap: The Digital Divide that Is Costing Limbs and Lives David G. Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD9:40 - 10:00 Maastrichtly Speaking: We Have Great Opportunities for Bridging the Evidence Gap (Message from Holland) Nicolaas C. Schaper, MD10:00 - 10:20 Mounting Up to Avoid an Amputation Stampede: A Message from Two Canadian Beacons Mario Dascal, MD and John M. Embil, MD10:20 - 10:40 The Butcher, the Bakker, or the Policy Maker? How Our Works in the Clinic Can Impact Administrators and Politicians, Worldwide Karel Bakker, MD, PhD10:40 - 11:15 Break / Exhibits11:15 - 11:35 Starve a Cold, Feed a Foot: New Data on Nutrition (to Avoid Lower Extremity Attrition) Robert Snyder, DPM, MSc11:35 - 11:55 It’s Always Hyundai Morning at Asan Medical Center: Taking Ischemic Cabbage and Making Microvascular Kim Chi Joon Pio Hong, MD, PhD, MBA11:55 - 12:15 Ve Have Vays of Making You Heal: Mach Schnell mit Klinik und Morbach Stephan Morbach, MD
  7. 7. 21 March 2013 Photographer: Federico Zignani, Courtesy of LA INC. The Los Angeles Convention and Visitors Bureau12:15 - 12:35 A Day in the Life of a Person with Diabetes: Perspectives from the Pedal Archipelago Gerry Rayman, MD12:35 - 1:10 Panel Discussion1:20 - 2:10 Lunch Symposium - TBA1:10 - 2:25 Lunch / ExhibitsA DIABETIC FOOT CAROL: COVER SONGS FROM DEBRIDEMENT TO CLOSUREModerator: Joseph L. Mills Sr., MD2:25 - 2:45 A-tting-er Two about Debridement: A View from the Hilltop in Georgetown Christopher E. Attinger, MD2:45 - 3:05 Flow Man on the TOEtem Pole: Timing of Revascularization Gary W. Gibbons, MD3:05 - 3:25 Supermicrosurgilisticthightoflapatoefix: How Supermicrosurgical Techniques Are Transforming Limb Salvage (or: A Circumflex Journey from the Thigh to the Seoul) Joon Pio Hong, MD, PhD, MBA3:25 - 3:40 Panel Discussion3:40 - 4:20 Granita Break / ExhibitsNOT EVERYTHING THAT CAN BE COUNTED COUNTS…Moderator: George Andros, MD4:20 - 4:40 Declining Amputation Rates in the United States: Actual, Actuarial, or Anomalous? David J. Margolis, MD, PhD4:40 - 5:00 We Can’t Manage What We Cant Measure: The Coming and Present Era of Theragnostics Robert S. Kirsner, MD, PhD5:00 - 5:20 Wound, Ischemia and Foot Infection – WIFI: A New Classification for the Digital Age Joseph J. Mills Sr., MD5:20 - 5:40 Measuring Outcomes: Does the Patient Know Best? (It Ain’t Over until the Fat Lady Walks) Spence M. Taylor, MD5:40 - 6:00 Panel Discussion 6:00 - 7:30 WELCOME TO HOLLYWOOD RECEPTION ✲ Cocktail Reception with Exhibitors ✲ Wolfgang Puck Catered Food ✲ Live Music ✲ Exhibits ✲ Hollywood Entertainment
  8. 8. Friday7:00 - 7:45 Breakfast Symposium - TBA7:00 - 8:00 BreakfastFINAL CUT (WITH THE PROS): VIDEOS AND TOES, NOT PROSEModerator: David G. Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD8:00 - 8:10 Tendo Achilles Lengthening and Gastrocnemius Recession John S. Steinberg, DPM8:10 - 8:20 Transmetatarsal Amputation Ronald J. Belczyk, DPM8:20 - 8:30 Damage Control Debridement and Drainage Christopher E. Attinger, MD8:30 - 8:40 Below the Knee Amputation Dane K. Wukich, MD8:40 - 8:50 Tibial Artery Interventions Miguel Montero-Baker, MD8:50 - 9:00 How I Look at a Wound Robert S. Kirsner, MD, PhD9:00 - 9:30 Panel Discussion9:30 - 10:15 Pacific Break / ExhibitsTHE GAITS OF HELL: AVOIDING AN INFERNO BY LEAVINGLOWER EXTREMITY LIMBO Moderator: Lee C. Rogers, DPM10:15 - 10:35 Lifelong Festination with Gait: Take a Walk on the Wild Side in My Lab Sicco A. Bus, PhD10:35 - 10:55 You Can Take the Lab Out of the Gait Lab: Walking the Walk with New Technologies at Home and in Clinic Bijan Najafi, PhD10:55 - 11:15 Strategery for Stepping: How Compensating for Neuropathy Leaves Us Bushed Neil D. Reeves, PhD11:15 - 11:45 Panel Discussion 11:45 - 12:15 THE 10TH ANNUAL EDWARD JAMES OLMOS AWARD FOR ADVOCACY IN AMPUTATION PREVENTION Honoree: Lawrence B. Harkless, DPM Presented by: Edward James Olmos
  9. 9. 22 March 2013 12:30 - 1:30 Lunch Symposium - TBA 12:15 - 1:45 Puck Lunch / Exhibits FOOT INFECTIONS: SWABBING THE DECK WITHOUT GOING OVERBOARD Moderator: Lawrence B. Harkless, DPM 1:45 - 2:05 The New IDSA Infection Guidelines: Another Long and Winding Roadmap? A Revolution? or Lipskys Silver Hammer? Benjamin A. Lipsky, MD 2:05 - 2:25 Perhaps Low Grade Infections Are Like Low Grade Cancers (and Should We Treat Either)? Warren S. Joseph, DPM 2:25 - 2:45 Embilization of Osteomyelitis: The Gospel According to John John M. Embil, MD 2:45 - 3:05 And the Oscar for Best Toerector Goes to: The Silent Biofilm (or How to Heal a Wound without a Big Production) Garth James, PhD 3:05 - 3:30 Panel Discussion 3:30 - 4:15 Studio Break / Exhibits THE WAR OF THE FLOWSES: A GUIDE ON MARRYING TURF NEUTRALITY WITH AGGRESSIVE INTERVENTION Moderator: George Andros, MD 4:15 - 4:35 If at First You Don’t Succeed...You Have Probably Done an Angioplasty Mauri J.A. Lepäntalo, MD 4:35 - 4:55 Bypass a la Bolognese (Like EndoMilanese, but with More Meat) Prof. Andrea Stella 4:55 - 5:15 Window Shopping for Vascular Devices: How Much Is that Gadget in the Window, the One with the Atherectomy Tail? Miguel Montero-Baker, MD 5:15 - 5:35 Tailoring Objective Performance Goals: Does One Size Fit All? Michael S. Conte, MD 5:35 - 6:00 Panel Discussion 6:00 - 7:00 Poster Abstract Review with Authors Natural History Museum of LA County, Courtesy of LA INC.Photographer: Robert Landau, Courtesy of LA INC. Music Center of LA County, Courtesy of LA INC.
  10. 10. Saturday6:30 - 7:00 Breakfast7:00 - 8:00 HANDS-ON WORKSHOPS8:00 - 9:00 Coordinators: Lee C. Rogers, DPM; Ronald J. Belczyk, DPM; and Larisse K. Lee, MD9:00 - 10:00 Concurrent Workshops: Each one-hour workshop is presented three times. You can attend three different workshops. Workshops are non-CME activities. Workshop I Gait/Offloading: With Our Gait Speakers Sicco A. Bus, PhD; Bijan Najafi, PhD; and Neil D. Reeves, PhD Workshop II Dressings Arturo Villafuerte, RN, WCC Workshop III Next-Gen Wound Assessment from 3D I see U to EPTs to ICG Frank L. Bowling, PhD; Robert Snyder, DPM, MSc; Ronald J. Belczyk, DPM Workshop IV Skin Grafting, Bioengineered Tissue and More John S. Steinberg, DPM Workshop V Negative Pressure Wound Therapy: From Common to Complex Nicholas J. Bevilacqua, DPM Workshop VI Flow Assessment George Andros, MD; Joseph L. Mills Sr., MD; and Aksone Nouvong, DPM10:00 - 11:00 Break / ExhibitsHOW I DO IT: VICARIOUS VIDEO VITTLES Moderator: Joseph L. Mills Sr., MD11:00 - 11:10 Bioengineered Tissue John S. Steinberg, DPM11:10 - 11:20 Split Thickness Skin Grafting Joon Pio Hong, MD, PhD, MBA11:20 - 11:30 Antibiotic Beads Dane K. Wukich, MD11:30 - 11:40 Complicated Negative Pressure Wound Therapy Tricks Ronald J. Belczyk, DPM11:40 - 11:50 Neuropathy Testing Frank L. Bowling, PhD and Andrew J.M. Boulton, MD, DSc11:50 - 12:00 Vascular Exam (for Dummies by Dummies) George Andros, MD and Joseph L. Mills Sr., MD
  11. 11. 23 March 201312:00 - 12:10 3D Wound Measurement Frank L. Bowling, PhD12:10 - 12:20 How to Culture a Wound and How I Probe to Bone Mario Dascal, MD12:20 - 12:30 Total Contact Cast Lee C. Rogers, DPM12:30 - 12:40 Panel Discussion12:40 - 1:40 Lunch / ExhibitsCOSTLY ENCOUNTERS OF THE NON-COMMUNICABLE KINDModerator: David G. Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD1:40 - 2:00 How Much Do Amputations (Really) Cost? Dane K. Wukich, MD2:00 - 2:20 How Five Little Piggies Can Break the Global Bank: Practical Data for You, Your Legislator and Your Hospital Administrator Lawrence A. Lavery, DPM2:20 - 2:40 New Data on Hyperbaric Oxygen: A PATH to Healing or a Fiscal Dead End? Ludwik Fedorko, MD, PhD2:40 - 3:00 The Fifth Horseman of the Toepocalypse: Too Many Toes, Too Little Money Gary W. Gibbons. MD3:00 - 3:20 From Washington: The State of the Sole Address (E Pedis Unum or toward an Imperfect Malunion?) John S. Steinberg, DPM3:00 - 3:20 DFCon 2013: The Nuts and Boultons (The Last Word Before Boulton for Home) Andrew J.M. Boulton, MD, DSc3:40 - 4:15 Panel Discussion4:15 - 4:16 Closing Remarks and Vaya Con Dedos Photographer: Stephen Berkman, Courtesy of LA INC. The Los Angeles Convention and Visitors Bureau
  12. 12. DFCON VENUE: LOEWS HOLLYWOOD HOTEL (FORMERLY RENAISSANCE HOLLYWOOD HOTEL) “One of the most popular hotels in Hollywood” Los Angeles Times “At the center of Hollywood’s action” Fodor’s Los Angeles“Oscar-night headquarters” Frommer’s Los Angeles The star-powered venue that captures the essence of what you expect when staying in the worlds movie Capital. Rooms and suites overlooking the Hollywood Hills have views of the famous HOLLYWOOD sign while other rooms face the Pacific or the Downtown LA skyline. ✲ Celebrate DFCon’s 11th anniversary and network with delegates from all 50 U.S. states and 40+ countries and 40+ countries ✲ Take home valuable information you can use in your practice ✲ Enjoy discounted rate of $235 at the upgraded and renovated Loews Hollywood Hotel (formerly Renaissance Hollywood) at the Hollywood & Highland entertainment, dining and retail complex ✲ Short stroll to world-famous Hollywood sites like the Dolby Theatre (home of the Academy Awards®, formerly Kodak Theatre), Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, the Hollywood Walk of Fame and El Capitan Theatre ✲ Experience fabulous L.A. shopping, Beverly Hills, Disneyland, Universal Studios, Getty Museum and Pacific beaches ✲ Conference food by Wolfgang Puck - breakfasts & lunches included ✲ Hollywood Reception with exhibits in the glittering Ray Dolby Ballroom To receive the special conference rate of $235 single or double call 877-622-3056 Toll Free • 1-506-474-2009 Local, or register online. CONTACT DFCon Conference Administrative Headquarters 1018 Harding Street, Suite 207 • Lafayette, LA 70503 Tel: 337.235.6606 • Fax: 337.235.7300 www.DFCon.com
  13. 13. Pre-Con ProgramWednesday 20 March 2013 Photographer: Travis Conklin, Courtesy of LA INC. The Los Angeles Convention and Visitors Bureau A TEAM TO SAVE A THOUSAND LIMBS: HOW TO LAUNCH YOUR LIMB SALVAGE ODYSSEYIMPROVING ACCESS Moderator: Lee C. Rogers, DPM9:00 - 9:20 Individual Patients Odysseys (Navigating between Scylla and Toerybdis) George Andros, MDEVALUATING THE PATIENT AND THEIR WOUND Moderator: Lee C. Rogers, DPM9:20 - 9:40 Triage to Treatment: Patient Workflow Jeffrey Allard, RN and Arturo Villafuerte, RN, WCC9:40 - 10:00 How Much (or How Little) Technology Do You Deed? Wound Metrics, Vascular Assessment (and What We Use in our Clinic) Larisse K. Lee, MD10:00 - 10:30 Break10:30 - 10:50 Who Do You Need? Multitasking Personnel in a Multidisciplinary Clinic John S. Steinberg, DPM10:50 - 11:30 Panel Discussion11:30 - 12:30 LunchMANAGING THE WOUND AND THEIR PATIENT Moderator: David G. Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD12:30 - 12:50 Managing Infection in the Clinic: Who Needs to Go to the OR? John M. Embil, MD12:50 - 1:10 Strategies to Simplify Wound Care: From Dressings to Devices Ronald J. Belczyk, DPM1:10 - 1:30 Total Contact Casts Sicco A. Bus, PhDIMPROVING AND ASSESSING OUTCOMES Moderator: Joseph L. Mills Sr., MD1:30 - 1:50 Delay Is our Biggest Enemy: Decreasing your Wound Waiting Time Stephan Morbach, MD1:50 - 2:10 Getting to Outcomes: Using EMR to Track Healing and Prevent Recurrence Lee C. Rogers, DPM2:10 - 2:40 Break2:40 - 3:00 Getting (and Keeping) Administration on Board: Giving Your Best Pitch Michelle A. Quigley, MS, RN3:00 - 3:20 Building your Dreams: Answering the Question “Do We Need Another Center?” Gary W. Gibbons, MD3:20 - 4:00 Panel Discussion
  14. 14. Target Audience: Vascular Surgeons ✲ Podiatrists ✲ Endocrinologists ✲ Orthopaedists ✲ Internists ✲ General Practitioners ✲ Infectious Disease ✲ Family Physicians ✲ Wound Care/Enterostomal Nurses ✲ Diabetes Educators ✲ Vascular Technologists Photographer: Travis Conklin, Courtesy of LA INC. The Los Angeles Convention and Visitors BureauCOURSE DESCRIPTION DFCon 2013 is the premier international interdisciplinary diabetic foot conference inNorth America. This year’s conference is joint sponsored by Valley Presbyterian Hospital, Ciné-Med® and InternationalConference Management, Inc. It features the presentation of the 10th Annual Edward James Olmos Award forAdvocacy in Amputation Prevention. The course is designed for the wide spectrum of generalists and specialists whodiagnose and manage the diabetic foot. It will delve into diagnostic and interventional strategies for diabetic foot ulcersand amputation prevention. Featuring a world-renowned faculty, it offers the opportunity to review state-of-the-art concepts and techniques.CONFERENCE OBJECTIVES At the end of the activity, attendees will be able to: ✲ List key risk factors associatedwith ulceration and amputation. ✲ Discuss the importance of appropriate vascular interventions and their regional andethnic variations in diabetic foot care. ✲ Recognize the growing importance of the diabetic foot as an internationalhealthcare problem. ✲ Discuss the role of various technologies and their impact on healing and preventing diabetic footwounds. ✲ Outline the appropriate use of various shoes, insoles and braces in foot care. ✲ Outline the basics ofappropriate antibiotic care of the infected diabetic foot. ✲ Discuss the complexities of the microenvironment of thediabetic foot wound. ✲ Cite the fiscal and social impact of diabetic foot ulcers and amputation.ACCREDITATION This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas andpolicies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of Ciné-Med®,Valley Presbyterian Hospital and International Conference Management. Ciné-Med® is accredited by the ACCME toprovide continuing medical education for physicians.DESIGNATION STATEMENT Ciné-Med® designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 23 AMAPRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation inthe activity.Ciné-Med® is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’sCommission on Accreditation. This activity provides 23 contact hours for nurses.International Conference Management, Inc. is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a sponsorof continuing medical education in podiatric medicine. International Conference Management, Inc. has approved thisconference for a maximum of 23 continuing medical education contact hours of CPME credit.The Society for Vascular Ultrasound (SVU) designates DFCon for a maximum of 25.5 SVU-CMEs which areaccepted by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers® (ARDMS®) towards recertification, theAmerican Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) for Category A credit, and the Intersocietal Commission forthe Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories (ICAVL) for laboratory accreditation.Advisory - Certificates of Attendance for CME and Contact Hours will be issued ONSITE at this conference.Commerical Funding and Financial Support: This conference is being funded by educational grants and commercialsupport from commercial organizations. A complete list of supporters and faculty disclosures will be published at theconference. Sponsor: ACCME & ANCC Accredited by: Managed by & CPME Accredited by: CONFERENCE MANAGEMENT Administrative Headquarters: 1018 Harding Street, Suite 207 ✲ Lafayette, LA 70503 Te l : 3 3 7 . 2 3 5 . 6 6 0 6 ✲ F a x : 3 3 7 . 2 3 5 . 7 3 0 0 ✲ c o n f e r e n c e @ D F C o n . c o m
  15. 15. Con 2013 Diabetic Foot Global Conference Los Angeles C O N F E R E N C E R E G I S T R AT I O N 21 - 23 M A R C H 2013 L OEWS H OLLYWOOD H OTEL ◆ L OS A NGELES , CAPLEASE PRINTNAMETITLE / DEGREE POSITIONSPECIALTY: Endocrinology Family Practice General Practice General Surgery Internal MedicineOrthopaedics Podiatry Vascular Surgery Wound Care/HBO Other _____________A F F I L I AT I O N / I N S T I T U T I O NSTREET ADDRESSADDRESS LINE 2CITY STATE/PROV ZIP CODECOUNTRY PHONEEMAIL (required for confirmation)REGISTRATION FEES NOW THROUGH FROM OCTOBER 2 FROM JAN 1 FROMMARCH 6 TO OCTOBER 1 TO DEC 31 TO MARCH 5 & ONSITEMDs/DOs/DPMs ❑ $550 ❑ $600 ❑ $650 ❑ $750RNs/NPs/Allied Health Professionals ❑ $400 ❑ $450 ❑ $500 ❑ $600Residents/Students ❑ $250Industry ❑ $750MDs/DOs/DPMs– One Day ❑ $350 Check One: ❑ Wed. ❑ Thur. ❑ Fri. ❑ Sat.RNs/Allied Health Professionals– One Day ❑ $275 Check One: ❑ Wed. ❑ Thur. ❑ Fri. ❑ Sat.REGISTRATION Tuition ◆ Online Course Webcast ◆ CMEs ◆ Five Refreshment Breaks ◆INCLUDES Welcome to Hollywood Reception ◆ Three Wolfgang Puck Breakfasts & Lunches ◆ ◆ Wednesday Pre Con through Saturday Sessions ◆ Wednesday Pre Con includes: Breakfast, Lunch & Two Breaks GUEST FEES Companion ❑ $200 Includes Welcome to Hollywood Reception, All Conference Meals - Three Breakfasts & Lunches catered by Wolfgang Puck. Five Refreshment Breaks and Access to Exhibits Reception ❑ $50 Includes Welcome to Hollywood Reception Guest Name _______________________________________________________________________________ CANCELLATION POLICY If your registration must be cancelled, the course fee less $150 administrative costs will be refunded if we are notified in writing by February 5, 2013. After February 5, 2013, no refunds will be given. PAYMENT METHOD ❑ Enclosed is a check in the amount of $______________ (Please make checks payable to Valley Presbyterian Hospital) ❑ Charge my credit card in the amount of $ ____________ ❑ Visa ❑ MasterCard ❑ American Express ❑ DiscoverCard#____________________________________________________________ Expiration Date ______/______Security Pin #_________Cardholder ’s Name (please print)_____________________________________________________________________Signature________________________________________________________________________________________ Online Registration at: www.DFCon.com MAIL TO: DFCON CONFERENCE HEADQUARTERS: 1018 HARDING STREET • SUITE 207 • LAFAYETTE, LA 70503 • USA TEL: 337.235.6606 • FAX: 337.235.7300 • registration@dfcon.com YOU WILL RECEIVE A CONFIRMATION EMAIL OF YOUR REGISTRATION CONFERENCE HOTEL • LOEWS HOLLYWOOD HOTEL 1755 N. Highland Avenue • Los Angeles, CA 90028 • Reservations 877-622-3056 Toll Free • 506-474-2009 Local DFCon Room Rate: Standard Single or Double—$235 Please make your room reservation NOW and refer to DFCon.
  16. 16. 21 Thursday - 23 Saturday M ARCH 2013 Loews Hollywood HotelWednesday 20 March Pre-Con DFCon: Global Perspectives. Local Care. Call for Poster Abstracts Sponsor: Diabetic Foot Global Conference Con 2013 Los Angeles Presorted Standard U.S. Postage Valley Presbyterian Hospital 15107 Vanowen Street PAID Van Nuys, CA 91405-4542 Nashville, TN Permit NO. 4398www.DFCon.com

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