2021 Desert Foot Virtual Conference Agenda

Time zone: Eastern time


Friday, December 3, 2021

Start Time End Time Lecture Faculty
10:55 AM 11:00 AM

Welcome Announcement

Pamela Scarborough, PT, DPT, MS, CWS, FAAWC

11:00 AM 11:30 AM

All Edema is Lymphedema: Understanding the Lymphedema Continuum and VAIL

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

11:30 AM 12:00 PM

Interventions to Support Vascular Hemodynamics for Edema Management

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

12:00 PM 12:30 PM

Wound Assessment Criteria to Create Safe and Effective Treatment Interventions

Dot Weir, RN, CWON, CWS

12:30 PM 01:00 PM

Debridement, Biofilm Assessment, and Wound Bed Preparation for Rapid Healing

Matthew G Garoufalis, DPM, FASPS, FACPM, CWS, FFPM, RCPS Glasg

01:00 PM 01:30 PM

Biofilm: Methods to Control Formation and Optimize Wound Healing - Promotional Symposium (Non-CECH) Sponsored by 3M

Catherine T Milne, MSN, APRN, CWOCN

01:30 PM 02:00 PM

Round Table Discussion - Live Q&A

Pamela Scarborough, PT, DPT, MS, CWS, FAAWC

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

Dot Weir, RN, CWON, CWS

Saturday, December 4, 2021

Start Time End Time Lecture Faculty
09:00 AM 09:15 AM

Welcome and Morning Announcements

Harold Schoenhaus, DPM

09:15 AM 09:45 AM

Diabetic Foot in 2021: Overview of the Problem

Charles Andersen, MD, FACS, MAPWCA

09:45 AM 10:00 AM

Nutritional Best Practices and Evidence to Support Optimal Wound Healing - Promotional Lecture (Non-CECH) Sponsored by Abbott Nutrition

Tracy R Smith, PhD, RD, LD

10:00 AM 10:15 AM

Challenges in Wound Management Case Series: Venous Leg Ulcer - Promotional Lecture (Non-CECH) Sponsored by 3M

Terry Treadwell, MD, FACS

10:15 AM 10:45 AM

A Fast-Forming Silicone Gel as a Breakthrough Treatment for Chronic and Hard to Heal Wounds

Matthew Regulski, DPM, FFPM RCPS , FASPM, ABMSP

10:45 AM 11:15 AM

A Look Beyond the Epidermis: Capturing Microvascular Oxygenation with SnapshotNIR - Promotional Workshop (Non-CECH) Sponsored by Kent Imaging

Brian Lepow, DPM

11:15 AM 11:45 AM

Visit Exhibitors

11:45 AM 12:15 PM

Treating Fat Pad Atrophy With Acellular Adipose Matrix

Jodi Schoenhaus Gold, DPM, RPhs, FACFAS

12:15 PM 12:45 PM

Wound Management from Basic to Complex: Best Practices and Application Techniques for Negative Pressure Wound Therapy - Promotional (Non-CECH) Workshop Sponsored by 3M

Dot Weir, RN, CWON, CWS

12:45 PM 01:15 PM

Ask the Experts - Live Q&A

Charles Andersen, MD, FACS, MAPWCA

Jodi Schoenhaus Gold, DPM, RPhs, FACFAS

Matthew Regulski, DPM, FFPM RCPS , FASPM, ABMSP

Brian Lepow, DPM

01:15 PM 01:45 PM

A Complicated Problem: Tackling Venous Leg Ulcers with Multimodality Cyclical-Pressure Topical Wound Oxygen Therapy

Paul B Haser, MD, FACS, FRCSC, RPVI, RVT

01:45 PM 02:10 PM

Updates on Acute Achilles Tendon Ruptures - The Results May Surprise You

Maryellen Brucato, DPM

02:10 PM 03:15 PM

Visit Exhibitors

03:15 PM 03:45 PM

Diabetic Foot Infections: Evaluation and Management

Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH

03:45 PM 04:15 PM

Best Practices-Medical Documentation for Skin Substitute Application - Promotional Symposium (Non-CECH) Sponsored by MIMEDX

William H Tettelbach, CWS, MD

Jahna Meinerth,

04:15 PM 04:45 PM

Biofilm and New Treatment Strategies for Chronic Wound Healing

Randall Wolcott, MD, CWS

03:15 PM 03:45 PM

Leveraging Technology to Improve Wound Care and Reduce Amputation Rates - Promotional Symposium (Non-CECH) Sponsored by CarePICS

Christopher K Bromley, DPM

05:15 PM 05:45 PM

Ask the Experts - Live Q&A

Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH

Charles Andersen, MD, FACS, MAPWCA

Paul B Haser, MD, FACS, FRCSC, RPVI, RVT

05:45 PM 06:15 PM

Visit Exhibitors

06:15 PM 06:45 PM

Managing Diabetic Foot Ulcers by the Guidelines

Jaclyn Marino, DPM, DrPH, MPH

06:45 PM 07:00 PM

BLUEWAVE Disinfection System for Podiatric Devices - Promotional (Non-CECH) Sponsored by BLUEWAVE Technologies

Justin Zhou, MS

07:00 PM 07:15 PM

Re-Epithelialization: Role of Keratinocytes in Proliferation Phase

Alex F Khan, APRN, CNS, MSN

07:15 PM 07:45 PM

Offloading Principles and Practice

Donald Curtis, DPM, FACFAS

07:45 PM 08:15 PM

Ischemia - If You Look for It You Will Find It

Charles Andersen, MD, FACS, MAPWCA

08:15 PM 08:45 PM

Making Sense of Advanced Wound Therapies - Types and Indications

Jaminelli Banks, DPM

08:45 PM 09:15 PM

Ask the Experts - Live Q&A

Charles Andersen, MD, FACS, MAPWCA

Donald Curtis, DPM, FACFAS

Alex F Khan, APRN, CNS, MSN

Jaminelli Banks, DPM

Sunday, December 5, 2021

Start Time End Time Lecture Faculty
09:00 AM 09:30 AM

Venous Insufficiency - the Other Vascular Disease

Charles Andersen, MD, FACS, MAPWCA

09:30 AM 10:15 AM

Screening for Vascular Disease in the Wound Clinic

Thomas Serena, MD, FACS, FACHM, MAPWCA

10:15 AM 11:00 AM

Mounting Evidence for Continuous Diffusion of Oxygen - Promotional Symposium (Non-CECH) Sponsored by EO2

Charles Andersen, MD, FACS, MAPWCA

Cynthia Gilliam, BSN, RN

11:00 AM 11:30 AM

Visit Exhibitors

11:30 AM 12:00 PM

Emerging Treatment Strategies for Circulation in the CLI Patient

Amr El-Sergany, MD, RPVI

12:00 PM 12:30 PM

Modernizing the Practice of Negative Pressure Wound Therapy in Home Care to Improve Clinical and Economic Outcomes - Promotional Symposium (Non-CECH) Sponsored by 3M

Matthew G Garoufalis, DPM, FASPS, FACPM, CWS, FFPM, RCPS Glasg

12:30 PM 01:00 PM

Ask the Experts - Live Q&A

Charles Andersen, MD, FACS, MAPWCA

Thomas Serena, MD, FACS, FACHM, MAPWCA

Matthew G Garoufalis, DPM, FASPS, FACPM, CWS, FFPM, RCPS Glasg

Amr El-Sergany, MD, RPVI

01:00 PM 01:30 PM

Topical Oxygen Therapy - From Controversy to Consensus

Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH

01:30 PM 01:45 PM

The Importance of Pressure Offloading in DFU Prevention - Promotional Lecture (Non-CECH) Sponsored by Orpyx Medical Technologies Inc.

Matthew G Garoufalis, DPM, FASPS, FACPM, CWS, FFPM, RCPS Glasg

01:45 PM 02:00 PM

Applications in Bioengineered Soft Tissue Healing and Scar Tissue Mitigation in Foot & Ankle - Lecture (Non-CECH) Sponsored by Embody Inc

Matthew Sorenson, DPM

02:00 PM 03:00 PM

Visit Exhibitors

03:00 PM 03:30 PM

Wounds, Infection & Amputation: What Can Point-of-Care Fluorescence Imaging Do About It? (Part 1)

Thomas Serena, MD, FACS, FACHM, MAPWCA

03:30 PM 03:55 PM

Dual Compression System, UrgoK2 Can be Applied Safely on Patients With Diabetes - Promotional Symposium (Non-CECH) Sponsored by URGO

Lucian G Vlad, MD

03:55 PM 04:35 PM

The Neuroischemic Foot- Recognition and Management

Mario Ponticello, DPM

04:35 PM 04:55 PM

Preventing Amputations and Hospitalizations in High-Risk Populations With Remote Temperature Monitoring - Promotional Symposium (Non-CECH) Sponsored by Podimetrics

Jonathan Bloom, MD

04:55 PM 05:30 PM

Ask the Experts - Live Q&A

Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH

Charles Andersen, MD, FACS, MAPWCA

Thomas Serena, MD, FACS, FACHM, MAPWCA

Mario Ponticello, DPM

Matthew Sorenson, DPM

Lucian G Vlad, MD

05:30 PM 06:00 PM

Visit Exhibitors

06:00 PM 06:30 PM

Changing Toe Tip Pressures with Shoe Lacing

Mary (Kate) C Clayton-Jones, PhD, MBA, MSN, RN

06:30 PM 07:00 PM

Disparities in DFU Prevention

Jonathan Johnson, MD, MBA, CWSP, FAPWCA

07:00 PM 07:30 PM

Essentials of Using CTPs (Cellular/Tissue Based Products) to Cover the Diabetic Foot Ulcer

Naz Wahab, MD, FAPWCA

07:30 PM 08:00 PM

Post-Amputation: Healing the Amputation Site

Jacalyn Brace, PhD, ANP-BC, RN-BC, WOCN

08:00 PM 08:15 PM

Post-Amputation: Protecting the Rest

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

08:15 PM 08:45 PM

Contact Casting or Not?

Marc Jones, DPM, FASPS

08:45 PM 09:15 PM

Ask the Experts - Live Q&A

Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH

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

Mary (Kate) C Clayton-Jones, PhD, MBA, MSN, RN

Jacalyn Brace, PhD, ANP-BC, RN-BC, WOCN

Marc Jones, DPM, FASPS

Friday, December 10, 2021

Start Time End Time Lecture Faculty
11:00 AM 11:35 AM

COVID Toes and Other Skin Manifestations Related to COVID-19

Pamela Scarborough, PT, DPT, MS, CWS, FAAWC

11:35 AM 12:00 PM

Exercise, Edema, Lymphedema, and Wound Healing

James McGuire, DPM, PT, LPed

12:00 PM 12:30 PM

Hard-to-Heal Wounds Across the Care Continuum: Finding the Right Solution

Dot Weir, RN, CWON, CWS

12:30 PM 01:00 PM

Dressing Choice Makes a Difference in Hard to Heal Wounds

Emily Greenstein, APRN, CNP, CWON, FACCWS

01:00 PM 01:30 PM

High-Risk Complex Wounds and Innovative Solutions

Matthew G Garoufalis, DPM, FASPS, FACPM, CWS, FFPM, RCPS Glasg

01:30 PM 02:00 PM

Round Table Discussion - Live Q&A

James McGuire, DPM, PT, LPed

Emily Greenstein, APRN, CNP, CWON, FACCWS

Pamela Scarborough, PT, DPT, MS, CWS, FAAWC

Dot Weir, RN, CWON, CWS

Saturday, December 11, 2021

Start Time End Time Lecture Faculty
09:00 AM 09:30 AM

Is There Still a Role for Open Bypass Procedures in the Ischemic Foot?

Charles Andersen, MD, FACS, MAPWCA

09:30 AM 10:00 AM

Game Changers in Wound Care

Robert Jay Snyder, DPM, MSc, MBA, CWSP

10:00 AM 10:15 AM

The New Synthetic Alternative is Here! Learn About the benefits of Treating Soft Tissue Defects and Chronic Wounds With Restrata - Promotional Lecture (Non-CECH) Sponsored by Acera Surgical

David Davidson, DPM

10:15 AM 10:30 AM

Challenges in Wound Management Case Series: Diabetic Foot Ulcer - Promotional Lecture (Non-CECH) Sponsored by 3M

Jonathan Arnold, MD

10:30 AM 11:00 AM

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

Lawrence A Lavery, DPM, MPH

11:00 AM 11:30 AM

Visit Exhibitors

11:30 AM 12:00 PM

Wounds, Infection & Amputation: What Can Point-of-Care Fluorescence Imaging Do About It? (Part 2)

Thomas Serena, MD, FACS, FACHM, MAPWCA

12:00 PM 12:30 PM

The Continuity of Care Wound Management Tool Kit: How and When to Select the Appropriate Modality - Promotional Symposium (Non-CECH) Sponsored by 3M

Ralph Napolitano, Jr , CWSP, FACFAS, DPM

12:30 PM 01:00 PM

Ask the Experts - Live Q&A

Robert Jay Snyder, DPM, MSc, MBA, CWSP

Lawrence A Lavery, DPM, MPH

David Davidson, DPM

Thomas Serena, MD, FACS, FACHM, MAPWCA

01:00 PM 01:30 PM

Treating Diabetic Foot Ulcers in High-Risk Populations: Advantages of Utilizing Home-Based Topical Wound Oxygen Therapy

Ronald Guberman, DPM

01:30 PM 02:00 PM

Clinical Trial Evidence for Biofilm Based Wound Care - Promotional Symposium (Non-CECH) Sponsored by Sanara MedTech

Thomas Serena, MD, FACS, FACHM, MAPWCA

02:00 PM 02:30 PM

A Down-Under Overview of Topical Oxygen Therapies - An Alternative to HBO?

Jonathan Golledge, MA, MB BChir, MChir, FRACS, FAHMS

02:30 PM 03:30 PM

Visit Exhibitors

03:30 PM 04:00 PM

Improving Wound Hygiene, Biofilm Management & Antimicrobial Stewardship

Windy Cole, DPM, CWSP

04:00 PM 04:30 PM

Challenges and Treatment Options for Lower Extremity Wounds and Patient Experiences with a Novel NPWT System - Promotional Symposium (Non-CECH) Sponsored by Medela

David Davidson, DPM

04:30 PM 05:00 PM

Remote Patient Monitoring - Current and Future Perspectives

Bijan Najafi, MS, PhD

05:00 PM 05:30 PM

Home Monitoring to Prevent Re-Ulceration in People with Diabetes

Lawrence A Lavery, DPM, MPH

05:30 PM 06:00 PM

Ask the Experts - Live Q&A

Lawrence A Lavery, DPM, MPH

David Davidson, DPM

Thomas Serena, MD, FACS, FACHM, MAPWCA

Windy Cole, DPM, CWSP

Ronald Guberman, DPM

06:00 PM 06:30 PM

Visit Exhibitors

06:30 PM 07:00 PM

Diabetic Foot Surgery - A Key Role in Limb Salvage

Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH

07:00 PM 07:30 PM

Toe Amputations - Tips and Challenges

Devin Bland, DPM

07:30 PM 07:55 PM

Transmetatarsal Amputations - Our Experience

Brian Lepow, DPM

07:55 PM 08:30 PM

Wound Care 101: Basics and New Technologies

Christopher K Bromley, DPM

08:30 PM 09:00 PM

Ask the Experts - Live Q&A

Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH

Thomas Serena, MD, FACS, FACHM, MAPWCA

Christopher K Bromley, DPM

Devin Bland, DPM

Sunday, December 12, 2021

Start Time End Time Lecture Faculty
09:00 AM 09:30 AM

A Comprehensive Review of Ankle Fractures

Michael Troiano, DPM

09:30 AM 10:00 AM

The Practical Application of Advanced Therapies in Complex Wounds

Windy Cole, DPM, CWSP

10:00 AM 10:15 AM

Pre-Fab Orthotics: Maximizing Profits - Promotional (Non-CECH) Sponsored by Redi-Thotics

Michael Friedman, MS, C Ped

10:15 AM 10:30 AM

Lights Out!! Using Jet Lavage with Antimicrobial Solution to Irradicate Harmful Levels of Microorganisms - Promotional (Non-CECH) Sponsored by Stiehl Tech LLC

James Stiehl, MD, MBA

10:30 AM 11:00 AM

Tales from the Italian Diabetic Foot Service - Challenges and Successes

Giacomo Clerici, MD

11:00 AM 11:30 AM

Visit Exhibitors

11:30 AM 12:00 PM

Vascular Reconstruction for the "No Option" Ischemic Diabetic Foot

Andrea Casini, MD

12:00 PM 12:30 PM

A Case Based Discussion on Practical Application Techniques for dNPWT - Promotional Workshop (Non-CECH) Sponsored by 3M

Christopher L Barrett, DPM, CWS

12:30 PM 01:00 PM

Ask the Experts - Live Q&A

Thomas Serena, MD, FACS, FACHM, MAPWCA

Windy Cole, DPM, CWSP

01:00 PM 01:30 PM

Neuropathic Ankle Fractures - Risks and Precautions

George Tye Liu, DPM

01:30 PM 02:00 PM

Osteomyelitis - Diagnostic and Treatment Principles

Suhad A Hadi, DPM

02:00 PM 02:30 PM

Surgical Approach for Diabetic Foot Osteomyelitis

Javier La Fontaine, DPM, MS

02:30 PM 03:30 PM

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03:30 PM 04:00 PM

The Diabetic Charcot Foot - Current Understanding

Fran Game, MD

04:00 PM 05:00 PM

A Critical Look at Charcot Foot Deformities in Surgical Planning

Guido LaPorta, DPM, MS

05:00 PM 05:30 PM

Staged Reconstruction of Infected Charcot Foot

Prof Venu Kavarthapu, FRCS,

05:30 PM 06:00 PM

Ask the Experts - Live Q&A

Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH

Suhad A Hadi, DPM

Javier La Fontaine, DPM, MS

Fran Game, MD

06:00 PM 06:30 PM

Visit Exhibitors

06:30 PM 07:00 PM

When Wound Closure is Not Realistic: Palliative Wound Care

Victoria (Vycki) Nalls, PhD, GNP-BC, ACHPN, CWS

07:00 PM 07:30 PM

Biofilm: Indications, Assessment, Management

Gregory A Bohn, MD, MAPWCA, FACHM, FAAWC

07:30 PM 08:00 PM

Why Won’t This Wound Close?

Karen Lynn Bauer, APRN, FNP, CWS, DAPWCA

08:00 PM 08:30 PM

Differentiating Wound Etiologies: Lower Extremity

Maria Goddard, MD, CWS, FAPWCA

08:30 PM 09:00 PM

Ask the Experts - Live Q&A

Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH

Gregory A Bohn, MD, MAPWCA, FACHM, FAAWC

Karen Lynn Bauer, APRN, FNP, CWS, DAPWCA

Victoria (Vycki) Nalls, PhD, GNP-BC, ACHPN, CWS

Maria Goddard, MD, CWS, FAPWCA