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

11:00 AM 11:30 AM

All Edema is Lymphedema: Understanding the Venous, Arterial, Integumentary, and Lymphatic (VAIL) Internconnections

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

11:30 AM 12:00 PM

Interventions to Support Hemodynmatics and Why

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 and Wound Bed Preparation for Rapid Wound Healing

Matthew G Garoufalis, DPM, CWS

01:00 PM 01:30 PM

Promotional Symposium (Non-CECH) Sponsored by 3M

01:30 PM 02:00 PM

Round Table Discussion - Live Q&A

Matthew G Garoufalis, DPM, CWS

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

Charles Andersen, MD, FACS, MAPWCA

09:15 AM 09:45 AM

Diabetic Foot in 2021: Overview of the Problem

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

Promotional Lecture (Non-CECH) Sponsored by 3M

10:15 AM 10:45 AM

TBD

Matthew Regulski, DPM

10:45 AM 11:15 AM

TBD

11:15 AM 11:45 AM

Visit Exhibitors

11:45 AM 12:15 PM

TBD

12:15 PM 12:45 PM

Promotional Symposium (Non-CECH) Sponsored by 3M

12:45 PM 01:15 PM

Ask the Experts - Live Q&A

01:15 PM 01:45 PM

Healing DFU with Topical Oxygen: Real World Evidence

01:45 PM 02:15 PM

Promotional Symposium (Non-CECH) Sponsored by Organogenesis

02:15 PM 03:15 PM

Visit Exhibitors

03:15 PM 03:45 PM

Wound Care Without Walls…the Future of Amputation Prevention

Christopher K Bromley, DPM

03:45 PM 04:15 PM

Promotional Symposium (Non-CECH) Sponsored by MiMedx

04:15 PM 04:45 PM

TBD

04:45 PM 05:15 PM

Diabetic Foot Infections: Evaluation and Management

Robert Frykberg, DPM, MPH

05:15 PM 05:45 PM

Ask the Experts - Live Q&A

05:45 PM 06:15 PM

Visit Exhibitors

06:15 PM 06:45 PM

Managing Diabetic Foot Ulcers by the Guidelines

06:45 PM 07:00 PM

Clinical Tips & Pearls

07:00 PM 07:15 PM

Re-Epithelialization: Role of Keratinocytes in Wound Closure

Alex F Khan, APRN, CNS, MSN

07:15 PM 07:45 PM

Offloading Principles and Practice

07:45 PM 08:15 PM

Ischemia - If You Look for It You Will Find It

08:15 PM 08:45 PM

Making Sense of Advanced Wound Therapies - Types and Indications

08:45 PM 09:15 PM

Ask the Experts - Live Q&A

Sunday, December 5, 2021

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

Announcements and Venous Insufficiency - the Other Vascular Disease

09:30 AM 10:00 AM

Endovenous Management for Venous Insufficiency

10:00 AM 10:30 AM

Managing the Acute and Chronic VLUs: Therapies that Work

10:30 AM 11:00 AM

Promotional Symposium (Non-CECH) Sponsored by EO2

11:00 AM 11:30 AM

Visit Exhibitors

11:30 AM 12:00 PM

Endovascular Management for Critical Limb Threatening Ischemia

Amr El-Sergany, MD, RPVI

12:00 PM 12:30 PM

Promotional Workshop (Non-CECH) Sponsored by 3M

12:30 PM 01:00 PM

Ask the Experts - Live Q&A

01:00 PM 01:30 PM

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

01:30 PM 01:45 PM

Promotional Lecture (Non-CECH) Sponsored by Orpyx Medical Technologies

01:45 AM 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

The Neuroischemic Foot- Recognition and Management

03:30 PM 04:00 PM

Promotional Symposium (Non-CECH) Sponsored by URGO

04:00 PM 04:30 PM

Caregiving for the Diabetic Patient- Emotional Impact

04:30 PM 05:00 PM

Promotional Symposium (Non-CECH) Sponsored by Podimetrics

05:00 PM 05:30 PM

Ask the Experts - Live Q&A

05:30 PM 06:00 PM

Visit Exhibitors

06:00 PM 06:30 PM

Changing Toe Tip Pressures with Shoe Lacing

Andrew Boulton, DSc, MD

06:30 PM 07:00 PM

Disparities in DFU Prevention

Jonathan Johnson, MD, MBA, CWSP

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 07:50 PM

Post-Amputation: Healing the Amputation Site

07:50 PM 08:05 PM

Post-Amputation: Protecting the Rest

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

08:05 PM 08:35 PM

Contact Casting or Not?

Marcela Dolores Farrer, DPM, MBA, CWS

08:35 PM 09:05 PM

Ask the Experts - Live Q&A

Friday, December 10, 2021

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

Welcome Announcements

11:00 AM 11:30 AM

COVID Toes and Other Skin Manifestations Related to COVID-19

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

11:30 AM 12:00 PM

Biomechanics and Exercise for Edema Control and Preventing Recurrence

James McGuire, DPM, LPT, 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 Lower Extremity Disorders: Innovative Solutions

Matthew G Garoufalis, DPM, CWS

01:30 PM 02:00 PM

Round Table Discussion - Live Q&A

James McGuire, DPM, LPT, LPed

Emily Greenstein, APRN, CNP, CWON, FACCWS

Matthew G Garoufalis, DPM, CWS

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

Announcements and Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Recurrences - Risk Factors and Pathways

09:30 AM 10:00 AM

Preventing Amputations in Diabetes - Past, Present, and Future

10:00 AM 10:15 AM

Promotional Lecture (Non-CECH) Sponsored by Acera Surgical

10:15 AM 10:30 AM

Promotional Lecture (Non-CECH) Sponsored by 3M

10:30 AM 11:00 AM

Equinus, High Plantar Pressures, and How to Manage It

11:00 AM 11:30 AM

Visit Exhibitors

11:30 AM 12:00 PM

Wound Healing: An Update on Recent Trials

12:00 PM 12:30 PM

Promotional Symposium (Non-CECH) Sponsored by 3M

12:30 PM 01:00 PM

Ask the Experts - Live Q&A

01:00 PM 01:30 PM

Exploring the Value of Cyclically Pressurized Topical Wound Oxygen in the Treatment of Venous Leg Ulcers

01:30 PM 02:00 PM

Promotional Workshop (Non-CECH) Sponsored by Kent Imaging

02:00 PM 02:30 PM

Using Modern Technology to Improve Healing Outcomes

02:30 PM 03:30 PM

Visit Exhibitors

03:30 PM 04:00 PM

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

04:00 PM 04:30 PM

Promotional Workshop (Non-CECH) Sponsored by Medela

04:30 PM 05:00 PM

Remote Patient Monitoring - Current and Future Perspectives

05:00 PM 05:30 PM

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

Thomas Serena, MD, FACS, FACHM, MAPWCA

05:30 PM 06:00 PM

Ask the Experts - Live Q&A

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

07:30 PM 08:00 PM

Transmetatarsal Amputations - Our Experience

08:00 PM 08:30 PM

Managing Surgical Complications in Diabetic Patients

08:30 PM 09:00 PM

Ask the Experts - Live Q&A

Sunday, December 12, 2021

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

Advances in the Neuropathic Foot Over Last 40 Years

09:30 AM 10:00 AM

Understanding the Patient with DFU - Behavioral and Emotional Considerations

10:00 AM 10:15 AM

Promotional Lecture (Non-CECH) Sponsored by Redi-Thotics

Michael Friedman, MS, C Ped

10:15 AM 10:30 AM

Antiseptic Outpatient Jet Lavage Irrigation: A New Measure in Early Wound Bed Preparation - Promotional (Non-CECH) Sponsored by SteihlTech

James Stiehl, MD, MBA

10:30 AM 11:00 AM

Tales from the Italian Diabetic Foot Service - Challenges and Successes

11:00 AM 11:30 AM

Visit Exhibitors

11:30 AM 12:00 PM

Vascular Reconstruction for the "No Option" Ischemic Diabetic Foot

12:00 PM 12:30 PM

Promotional Workshop (Non-CECH)

12:30 PM 01:00 PM

Ask the Experts - Live Q&A

01:00 PM 01:30 PM

Neuropathic Ankle Fractures - Risks and Precautions

01:30 PM 02:00 PM

Managing Osteomyelitis - What the Literature Tells Us

02:00 PM 02:30 PM

Surgical Approach for Diabetic Foot Osteomyelitis

02:30 PM 03:30 PM

Visit Exhibitors

03:30 PM 04:00 PM

The Diabetic Charcot Foot - Current Understanding

04:00 PM 04:30 PM

A Critical Look at Charcot Foot Deformities in Surgical Planning

04:30 PM 05:00 PM

Two-Stage Charcot Foot Reconstructions

05:00 PM 05:30 PM

Surgical Experience with the Charcot Foot - 40 Years and Counting

05:30 PM 06:00 PM

Ask the Experts - Live Q&A

06:00 PM 06:30 PM

Visit Exhibitors

06:30 PM 07:00 PM

When Wound Closure is Not Realistic: Palliative Wound Care

Victoria Nalls, PhD, GNP-BC, CWS, ACHPN

07:00 PM 07:30 PM

Biofilm: Indications, Assessment, Management

07:30 PM 08:00 PM

Why Won’t This Wound Heal?

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