Summer Series Detailed Schedule | APMA
Summer Series Detailed Schedule


The APMA Online CECH Summer Series provides attendees with up to 25 CECH of virtual learning and covers the full spectrum of podiatric surgery and medicine.

† Young Physician Speaker

August 8, 10 a.m.–7 p.m. ET

10:00–10:10 a.m.
President’s Address (Non-CECH)
APMA President Seth A. Rubenstein, DPM


10:10–10:30 a.m.
Orientation to the Learning Management System Platform and Obtaining Your CECH (Non-CECH)
TBD


10:30–11:30 a.m.
Wounds That Kill
APMA has designated an unrestricted educational grant from Bako Diagnostics to support this program.
Tracey C. Vlahovic, DPM


11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Global Vascular Guidelines on Critical Limb-Threatening Ischemia
APMA has designated an unrestricted educational grant from Organogenesis Inc. to support this program.
CO-CHAIRS AND PANEL MODERATORS: David G. Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD, and Joseph L. Mills, MD
PANELISTS: Michael S. Conte, MD; Lee C. Rogers, DPM; and Laura Shin, DPM, PhD†


1:00–2:00 p.m.
Lunch Break


2:00–4:00 p.m.
Limb Preservation
APMA has designated an unrestricted educational grant from Organogenesis Inc. to support this program.
LEADERS/MODERATORS: Emily A. Cook, DPM, MPH, CPH, and Jeremy J. Cook, DPM, MPH, CPH

Diabetic Dilemmas and Disasters
Jeremy J. Cook, DPM, MPH, CPH

Surgical Intervention for Non-Healing Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Emily A. Cook, DPM, MPH, CPH

How to Know if There’s Flow to the Toes?
Allen D. Hamdan, MD

Timing of Surgical Interventions for the Diabetic Foot with Peripheral Arterial Disease: Who Goes First?
Andrew J. Meyr, DPM

Revascularization Options for Foot and Ankle Ischemia
Allen D. Hamdan, MD

Panel Discussion: Top Publications in Podiatric and Vascular Surgery
Drs. E. Cook, J. Cook, Hamdan, and Meyr


4:00–4:30 p.m.
Break


4:30–6:00 p.m.
The Diabetic Foot and Osteomyelitis
APMA has designated an unrestricted educational grant from Organogenesis Inc. to support this program.
LEADER/MODERATOR: John M. Giurini, DPM

Accuracy/Consistency of Pathologic Diagnosis of Osteomyelitis
Andrew J. Meyr, DPM

Laboratory/Radiologic Diagnosis of Osteomyelitis
John M. Giurini, DPM

Treatment of Osteomyelitis in the Diabetic Foot: Are IV Antibiotics Always Necessary?
Mary T. LaSalvia, MD


6:00–7:00 p.m.
Update on the Opioid Crisis and Podiatric Pain Management
Gina Painter, DPM

August 9, 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m. ET

10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Risk Management Program—My Life is Over! The Anatomy of a Malpractice Case
APMA has designated an unrestricted educational grant from PICA to support this program.
Dominic A. DeLaurentis Jr., JD, and Stephen Shannon, DPM

PICA policyholders attending the APMA Online CECH Summer Series risk management program are eligible for up to a 15-percent premium discount for attending the risk management programming. Those attendees who have participated in other meetings or the home study and received a 10-percent discount can receive an additional 5-percent discount for attending the risk management programming at the APMA Online CECH Summer Series.


12:00–1:00 p.m.
New Technologies in Patient Monitoring
David G. Armstrong, DPM, MD, PhD


1:00–1:30 p.m.
Lunch Break


1:30–3:00 p.m.
Oral Abstracts

De-Mystifying Research
Rachel H. Albright, DPM, MPH

ORAL ABSTRACT PRESENTATIONS
Avoiding the Deep Plantar Arterial Arch in Transmetatarsal Amputations: A Cadaver Study
James H. Whelan, DPM

Relationship Between pH Shifts and Rate of Healing in Chronic Non-Healing Venous Stasis Lower Extremity Wounds
Arthur Tarricone, DPM, MPH

The Role of Home-Based Thermal Imaging Devices in Preventing Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Than Thao Thuy Nguyen

Conservative versus Surgical Management of Fifth Metatarsal Diaphyseal Fractures: A Retrospective Review
Marc D. Jones, DPM

Association Between Hemoglobin A1c, Vitamin C, and Microbiome in Diabetic Foot Ulcers, Intact Diabetic Skin, and Intact Non-Diabetic Skin
Khanh Phuong Tong

Validation of the Foot and Ankle Outcome Score for Use in Infracalcaneal Heel Pain
Alisha P. Joshi

Questions and Answers


3:00–4:30 p.m.
Surgical Blitz

Ankle Fractures: When to Repair the Syndesmosis
Nicholas A. Campitelli, DPM

Fixation Options for Hammertoe Repair
Michelle L. Butterworth, DPM

Transmetatarsal Amputation Closure
Kelsey J. Millonig, DPM, MPH

A Simplistic Approach to Skin Plasties
David A. Sipala, DPM

Postmarket, Prospective Evaluation of Human Placental Membrane Tissue Used as an Adjunct for Foot  and Ankle Tendon Surgery in Patients with Chronic Tendinopathy
Thomas S. Nordquist, DPM

Total Ankle Replacement: Pearls
David C. Hatch Jr., DPM

Tendon Transfer Techniques
Elizabeth A. Sanders, DPM

Plantar Plate Repair
Rebecca A. Sundling, DPM, MPH

Questions and Answers

August 15, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. ET

10:00–11:30 a.m.
Fixation Techniques
Patrick R. Burns, DPM, and Kimberlee B. Hobizal, DPM, MHA


11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Surgical Blitz

Neuromas—Inject, Decompress, or Excise
Louis J. Ciliberti Jr., DPM, MS

Indications for Foot and Ankle Surgery for Connective Tissue Disorders
Richard R. Bruno, DPM

Risk Factors for the Early Failure of Fourth-Generation Total Ankle Arthroplasty Prostheses
Calvin J. Rushing, DPM

Medial Column Arthrodesis: Indications and Surgical Pearls
Ellianne M. Nasser, DPM

Pediatric Congenital Toe Deformities
Hummira H. Abawi, DPM

Partial Calcanectomy: An Underutilized Tool in Limb Salvage
David V. Tran, DPM

Surgical Pearls
Kimberlee B. Hobizal, DPM, MHA

Latest Trends in First Metatarsophalangeal Joint Implant Arthroplasty
Jacob Wynes, DPM, MS

Questions and Answers


1:00–2:00 p.m.
Lunch Break


2:00–4:00 p.m.
Sports Medicine/Biomechanics

Successful Orthotic Prescription Writing
Karen A. Langone, DPM

Advancing Healing in Pediatric Athletes
Nicholas J. Pagano, DPM

Regenerative Treatments for Heel Pain
Marlene Reid, DPM

Identifying Weaknesses Leading to Lower Extremity Injuries: The Role of Strengthening/Dynamic Stretching
Jay E. Spector, DPM


4:00–6:00 p.m.
Trauma
LEADER/MODERATOR: Keith D. Cook, DPM

Metatarsal Fractures
Elizabeth A. Sanders, DPM

Open Fractures
George F. Wallace, DPM, MBA

External Fixation in Foot and Ankle Trauma
Louis J. Ciliberti Jr., DPM, MS

Foot and Ankle Trauma and the Diabetic Patient
Keith D. Cook, DPM

Acute Talus Injuries
Elizabeth A. Sanders, DPM

Compartment Syndrome
George F. Wallace, DPM, MBA

Common Ankle Fractures—Don’t Forget the Syndesmosis
Louis J. Ciliberti Jr., DPM, MS

Questions and Answers

August 16, 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m. ET

10:00–11:30 a.m.
MIPS Update
Jeffrey D. Lehrman, DPM, and Dyane E. Tower, DPM, MPH, MS


11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
The APMA Summer Series Coding Seminar

2021 Evaluation and Management Changes; Questions and Answers
David J. Freedman, DPM, and Jeffrey D. Lehrman, DPM

Ethics in Opioid Prescribing
P. David Charles, MD


1:30–2:00 p.m.
Break


2:00–3:30 p.m.
The APMA Summer Series Coding Seminar

Let’s Solve the 25 Modifier Problem Together; Questions and Answers
David J. Freedman, DPM, and Jeffrey D. Lehrman, DPM

Appropriate Use Criteria is Here and How to Comply; Questions and Answers
David J. Freedman, DPM, and Jeffrey D. Lehrman, DPM


AFTER THE CONCLUSION OF THE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM:
3:30–4:30 p.m.
Optional non-CECH session

APMA is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. This activity has been approved for a maximum of 25 continuing education contact hours. Note: You must attend the live event to earn your CECH. Check with your state licensing board to confirm approval of these sessions toward your license renewal.

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