REGISTRATION NOW OPEN | December 3-5 & 10-12 | Pre-Conference on December 3 & 10

About the Conference

Desert Foot Virtual Multi-Disciplinary Limb Salvage and Wound Care Conference is accredited for 34 CE/CME/CECH for all podiatric surgeons, surgical residents, MDs, DOs, WOCNs along with the VA, DOD, IHS and AAWC Healthcare Professionals ( Conference Co-Chairmen are Drs Charles Andersen, Matthew Garoufalis and Thomas Serena (Past-President AAWC). The Desert Foot Virtual Conference provides a great opportunity for you to meet and share your scientific leadership with a large part of the federal service wound care and surgical community, as well as hundreds of healthcare professionals in acute care, home care and the private sector. The conference brings together six groups involved with limb salvage preservation of the lower extremity, from healthcare clinicians in the private sector, the Veterans Administration, VA Podiatric Residency Directors, Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC), Arizona Podiatric Medical Association, and the Department of Defense from across the country to a virtual conference to best meet their educational needs. This important conference will be live streamed, and the education will be taught by our nation’s top key opinion leaders focused on evidence-based and best practices to improve limb salvage techniques, advanced wound care skills, and treat surgical and medical disorders of the lower limb.

Conference Co-Chairmen

Charles Andersen, MD

Charles Andersen, MD

Matthew Garoufalis, DPM, CWS

Matthew Garoufalis, DPM, CWS

Matthew Garoufalis, DPM, CWS

Thomas Serena, MD

Grand Sponsor of PRESENT Education 2021

3M Sponsor Award

Michael DelVacchio of 3M and PRESENT Co-Founder Michael Shore, DPM

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for Employees of the Veterans Administration

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CME/CECH/CE Information

Approved for a Total of 34 CME/CECH/CE Credit Hours

30 CME/CECH/CE for the Main Program Sessions on December 4-5 and 11-12, 9AM - 9PM EST
4 CME/CECH/CE for the Pre-Conference Sessions on December 3 and 10, 11AM – 2PM EST
PRESENT e-Learning Systems is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. PRESENT e-Learning Systems has approved this activity for a maximum of 34 continuing education contact hours.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of AffinityCE and PRESENT e-Learning Systems. AffinityCE is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. AffinityCE designates this live internet activity for a maximum of 34.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurse CE is provided for this program through collaboration between the PRESENT e-Learning Systems and AffinityCE. AffinityCE is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC). This activity provides a maximum of 34 contact hours of nurse CE credit.

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All DPMs, MDs, DOs, NPs, PAs $249 Until Midnight October 31
Alliance Partners* and AAWC members* $199
Nurses, Physical Therapists $99
*Requires a Discount Code received from Alliance Partners and AAWC email

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