2020 Desert Foot Online Agenda


Friday, December 4, 2020 - Interventions to Improve Tissue Health, Facilitate Wound Closure and Prevent Recurrence Part 1

Start Time End Time Lecture Faculty
11:00 am 11:30 am

Wound Hygiene: An Updated Approach to Optimizing Wound Tissue Health

Dot Weir, CWS, RN, WOCN

12:00 pm 12:30 pm

CVI and Beyond: Understanding the Edema Continuum for Effective Management

Heather Hettrick, PT, PhD, CWS, CLT-LANA, CLWT

1:00 pm 1:30 pm

Why Doesn’t This Heal? The Role of Unaddressed Edema and the Non-Healing Wound

James McGuire, DPM, PT, LPed

1:30 pm 2:00 pm

Closing Remarks and Ask the Experts - Live Q&A

James McGuire, DPM, PT, LPed

Pamela Scarborough, PT, DPT, CWS, CEEAA

Heather Hettrick, PT, PhD, CWS, CLT-LANA, CLWT

Dot Weir, CWS, RN, WOCN

Saturday, December 5, 2020

Start Time End Time Lecture Faculty
10:00 am 5:30 pm

Virtual Exhibit Hall Hours
10:00 am - 10:45 am (Eastern Standard Time)
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
4:45 pm - 5:30 pm

8:15 am 8:45 am

What You Need to Know About the Diabetic Foot Syndrome

Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH

9:00 am 9:30 am

Venous Leg Ulcers - Standards of Care and Surgical Management

Charles Andersen, MD

9:30 am 10:00 am

Differential Diagnosis of Clinical Edemas

James McGuire, DPM, PT, LPed

10:00 am 10:45 am

Visit Exhibit Hall

10:45 am 11:00 am

The Restorative and Regenerative Capabilities of the Microcirculation in an Insulated-Offloading Environment; Enhanced Promotion of Wound Closure

M Mark Melin, MD, FACS

11:30 am 12:00 pm

Ask the Experts - Live Q&A

Charles Andersen, MD

12:00 pm 12:30 pm

Implications of Lymphatic Dysfunction and Failure

Heather Hettrick, PT, PhD, CWS, CLT-LANA, CLWT

12:30 pm 1:00 pm

What Your Feet Say About Your Heart

Michael J Trepal, DPM

1:30 pm 2:30 pm

Visit Exhibit Hall

3:00 pm 3:30 pm

Diabetic Foot Infections - Antibiotics are Not Enough!

Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH

3:30 pm 4:15 pm

Follow the Evidence - Latest Guidelines for Managing the Diabetic Foot

Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH

4:15 pm 4:45 pm

Ask the Experts - Live Q&A

Charles Andersen, MD

4:45 pm 5:30 pm

Visit Exhibit Hall

5:30 pm 6:00 pm

New Devices and Technologies for Managing the Chronic Wound

Lee C Rogers, DPM

6:00 pm 6:30 pm

Making Sense Out of the Plethora of Advanced Wound Care Products 

Christopher K Bromley, DPM

6:30 pm 7:00 pm

The Offloading Continuum: How to Improve Your Outcomes

James McGuire, DPM, PT, LPed

7:00 pm 7:30 pm

Terminal Outcomes In The Diabetic Foot - How Does The Timeline Of Podiatric Biomechanical Intervention Modify Them

Robert Eckles, DPM, MPH

7:30 pm 8:00 pm

Ask the Experts - Live Q&A

Lee C Rogers, DPM

Sunday, December 6, 2020

Start Time End Time Lecture Faculty
10:00 am 5:30 pm

Virtual Exhibit Hall Hours
10:00 am - 10:45 am (Eastern Standard Time)
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
4:45 pm - 5:30 pm

8:10 am 9:00 am

The Utilization of an Autologous Topical Blood Tissue Matrix in the Treatment of Chronic Wounds in Patients with Diabetes

Robert Jay Snyder, DPM, MSc, MBA, CWSP

9:30 am 10:00 am

The Preoperative Assessment of High Risk Foot and Ankle Patients

Charles Andersen, MD

10:00 am 10:45 am

Visit Exhibit Hall

10:45 am 11:00 am

Re-Epithelialization: Role of Keratinocytes in Wound Closure

Alex F Khan, APRN, CNS, MSN

11:00 am 11:30 am

Utilizing The Force of Patient Education to Improve Wound Healing in the Lower Extremity Wound

Cathy Wogamon, DNP, MSN, FNP-BC, CWOCN, CFCN

11:30 am 12:00 pm

Ask the Experts - Live Q&A

Lee C Rogers, DPM

12:00 pm 12:30 pm

The Use of Compression in Lower Extremity Pathology

Marie L Williams, DPM, DHL

1:00 pm 1:30 pm

The Impact of Biomechanics on Your Surgical Outcomes

Jarrod Shapiro, DPM

2:30 pm 3:00 pm

Healing Venous and Other Leg Ulcers with Topical Wound Oxygen Therapy

Paul B Haser, MD

3:00 pm 3:15 pm

What is the Right Wound Care Platform

Ronald Guberman, DPM

3:15 pm 3:45 pm

Keratin: A Promising Tool in the Wound Healing Arsenal

Ryan Chatelain, DPM, CWSP,

4:15 pm 4:45 pm

Ask the Experts - Live Q&A

Marie L Williams, DPM, DHL

Thomas Serena, MD

Alex F Khan, APRN, CNS, MSN

Paul B Haser, MD

4:45 pm 5:30 pm

Visit Exhibit Hall

5:30 pm 6:00 pm

Government Relations: Dissecting the ABCs of Public Policy

Kara Couch, MS, CRNP, CWCN-AP, CHWS

6:00 pm 6:30 pm

Technology Based Wound Management and the Impact on Clinical Practice

Naz Wahab, MD

6:30 pm 7:00 pm

Work that Calf: Exercise and Compression Therapy

Brandy Rose, PT, DPT, CWS

7:00 pm 7:30 pm

Osseointegration, What is It?

Nikki G Strader,

7:30 pm 8:00 pm

Ask the Experts - Live Q&A

Thomas Serena, MD

Kara Couch, MS, CRNP, CWCN-AP, CHWS

Brandy Rose, PT, DPT, CWS

Naz Wahab, MD

Nikki G Strader,

Friday, December 11, 2020 - Interventions to Improve Tissue Health, Facilitate Wound Closure and Prevent Recurrence Part 2

Start Time End Time Lecture Faculty
11:00 am 11:30 am

Drainage Drives Dressing Decisions

Dot Weir, CWS, RN, WOCN

12:00 pm 12:30 pm

Advances in Wound Management and Offloading

Christopher K Bromley, DPM

1:00 pm 1:30 pm

Preventing Recurrence: When is the Provider Finished With a DFU?

James McGuire, DPM, PT, LPed

1:30 pm 2:00 pm

Closing Remarks and Ask the Experts - Live Q&A

James McGuire, DPM, PT, LPed

Pamela Scarborough, PT, DPT, CWS, CEEAA

Heather Hettrick, PT, PhD, CWS, CLT-LANA, CLWT

Dot Weir, CWS, RN, WOCN

Saturday, December 12, 2020

Start Time End Time Lecture Faculty
10:00 am 5:30 pm

Virtual Exhibit Hall Hours
10:00 am - 10:45 am (Eastern Standard Time)
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
4:45 pm -5:30 pm

8:15 am 8:45 am

Creating and Auditing a System of Excellence for Preventing Amputations

Lee C Rogers, DPM

9:30 am 10:00 am

Equinus and Its Implications for the Diabetic Foot - Is TAL Mandatory?

Lawrence A Lavery, DPM, MPH

10:00 am 10:45 am

Visit Exhibit Hall

10:45 am 11:00 am

The Latest Uses of Lasers in Podiatric Practice

Harris Klear, DPM

11:30 am 12:00 pm

Ask the Experts - Live Q&A

12:00 pm 12:30 pm

Limb Threatening Diabetic Infections from October and November 2020

Ronald Guberman, DPM

12:30 pm 1:00 pm

Evidence-Based Treatment of Acute Achilles Tendon Ruptures: Stay Woke

Maryellen Brucato, DPM

1:00 pm 1:30 pm

Evaluating Tissue Oxygenation in the Advanced Wound and Hyperbaric Center

Thomas Serena, MD

1:30 pm 2:30 pm

Visit Exhibit Hall

3:00 pm 3:45 pm

Latest Evidence on Continuous Diffusion of Oxygen: Mechanisms and Clinical Outcomes (Wound Closure and Pain Relief)

Lawrence A Lavery, DPM, MPH

3:45 pm 4:15 pm

Imaging in Foot and Ankle Sports Medicine

Benjamin Kamel, DPM

4:15 pm 4:45 pm

Ask the Experts - Live Q&A

Charles Andersen, MD

Maryellen Brucato, DPM

Ronald Guberman, DPM

4:45 pm 5:30 pm

Visit Exhibit Hall

5:30 pm 6:00 pm

X-Ray Evaluation of the Diabetic Foot: How to Interpret With Accuracy

Marlena Jbara, MD

6:00 pm 6:30 pm

 Osteomyelitis and PAD

Mario Ponticello, DPM

6:30 pm 7:00 pm

Diabetic Foot Osteomyelitis - Is Surgery Best?

Javier Aragon-Sanchez, MD, PhD

7:00 pm 7:30 pm

Diabetic Pedal Osteomyelitis - Concepts and Controversies

Marlena Jbara, MD

7:30 pm 8:00 pm

Ask the Experts - Live Q&A

Charles Andersen, MD

Sunday, December 13, 2020 - AAWC Track

Start Time End Time Lecture Faculty
10:10 am 5:30 pm

Virtual Exhibit Hall Hours
10:10 am - 11:00 am (Eastern Standard Time)
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
4:45 pm -5:30 pm

8:10 am 8:40 am

The Charcot Foot - It's More Than Just a Deformity

Lee C Rogers, DPM

8:40 am 9:10 am

The Charcot Foot- Is Surgery Necessary?

Nicholas J Bevilacqua, DPM

9:40 am 10:10 am

Neuropathic Fractures, Dislocations, and Charcot

Dane K Wukich, MD

10:10 am 11:00 am

Visit Exhibit Hall

11:00 am 11:30 am

Healing Diabetic Foot Ulcers Across the Care Continuum : Finding the Right Solution

Emily Greenstein, APRN, CNP, CWON, FACCWS

11:30 am 12:00 pm

Ask the Experts - Live Q&A

Charles Andersen, MD

12:00 pm 12:30 pm

Neuropathy - The Common Denominator

Stephanie C Wu, DPM, MSc

12:30 pm 1:00 pm

Surgical Reconstruction Solutions in the Diabetic Foot

Lee C Rogers, DPM

1:00 pm 1:30 pm

Minor Amputation Principles - Techniques in Brevitis

Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH

1:30 pm 2:30 pm

Visit Exhibit Hall

2:30 pm 2:45 pm

Wound Care and the Emerging Role of Photobiomodulation For Improved Outcomes

Mark Matey, DPM

2:45 pm 3:15 pm

The Diabetic Foot 2020 - Is There Really a Resurgence of Amputations?

Lee C Rogers, DPM

3:15 pm 3:45 pm

Recognizing the Neuroischemic Diabetic Foot

Charles Andersen, MD

3:45 pm 4:15 pm

Regenerative Medicine Therapy in a Clinical Setting

Kerry Zang, DPM

4:15 pm 4:45 pm

Ask the Experts - Live Q&A

Lee C Rogers, DPM

4:45 pm 5:30 pm

Visit Exhibit Hall

5:30 pm 6:20 pm

"Finish Your Food!" Clinical Evidence and Guidance on Nutritional Wound Healing

Naz Wahab, MD

6:20 pm 7:10 pm

Clinical Trials in Wound Healing

Thomas Serena, MD

7:10 pm 7:40 pm

Going Batty Battling Biofilm?

Marcela Dolores Farrer, DPM, MBA, CWS

7:40 pm 8:10 pm

Ask the Experts - Live Q&A

Thomas Serena, MD

Marcela Dolores Farrer, DPM, MBA, CWS

Naz Wahab, MD