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Amputations : Preventing, Planning and Performing

Join Conference Chairs Dr Lawrence DiDomenico and Dr Allen Jacobs as they cover all aspects of caring for patients who are at risk of loss of all or part of their lower extremity.

Understand the strategies for preventing amputation and when amputation is appropriate learn how best to plan and complete the procedure

Learning Objectives
Learning Objectives:
1.  The audience will learn who is the appropriate patient for lower extremity amputation
2.  The audience will learn at what level is appropriate with amputation and limb salvage
3.  The audience will learn how to manage  a lower extremity amputation perioperatively
Registration Fee

Black Friday Special  (until 11/25/22) - $79.00

Regular (11/26 – 02/17/23) - $179.

Day of Seminar - $209.00

(This seminar will be available on-demand after the live seminar for registrants. Therefore, no refunds will be available.)

Intended Audience

Podiatrists, Podiatry Residents, Podiatry Students

CME Online is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. CME Online has approved this activity for a maximum of 8 continuing education contact hours.

Any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests of faculty, planning committee, or any others who have influence over the content of this educational activity will be disclosed at the start of the educational activity.

An unrestricted educational grant for this educational activity was provided by PICA.

Attendance Verification

There will be two attendance verification sign-ins during the seminar. The times are listed on the agenda. You must sign in during both attendance verification sign-ins AND be logged into the seminar for the entire length of the seminar in order to receive the maximum number of credits.

For more information contact CME Online at info@cmeonline.com.

Agenda

8:00 – 8:30 a.m.

Dry Gangrene: Watchful Neglect or Amputation? - Allen Jacobs, DPM

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.

How do I Determine the Level of Amputation? - Lawrence DiDomenico, DPM

9:00 – 9:45 a.m.

Strategies for Management of the No Option Patient - Allen Jacobs, DPM

9:45 – 10:00 a.m.

Morning Break & Attendance Sign-in

10:00 – 10:45 a.m.

Management of Complex Soft Tissue Pathology as an Adjunct to Advance Amputation Healing Rates - Lawrence DiDomenico, DPM

10:45 – 11:30 a.m.

Forefoot and Midfoot Amputation: The Durability Issue Is a Reality Issue - Allen Jacobs, DPM

11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Tendon-muscle Balancing: An Important and Frequently Underemployed Consideration in Foot Amputation - Lawrence DiDomenico, DPM

12:15 – 12:45 p.m.

Lunch Break

12:45 – 1:30 p.m.

Changing Concepts in the Treatment of Osteomyelitis - Allen Jacobs, DPM

1:30 – 2:00 p.m.

Dealing with The Psychological Aspects of Amputation - Allen Jacobs, DPM

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Shoe and In-shoe Therapy Following Foot Amputation: What and When to Prescribe - Roger Marzano, CPed

3:00 – 3:15 p.m.

Afternoon Break & Attendance Sign-in

3:15 – 3:45 p.m.

Billing and Coding Considerations in Amputation - Michael Warshaw, DPM

3:45 – 4:15 p.m.

Amputation: Documentation and Medical-legal Considerations - Allen Jacobs, DPM/ Michael Warshaw, DPM/ Lawrence DiDomenico, DPM

4:15 – 4:45 p.m.

After the Intervention and After the Amputation: Additional Considerations - Allen Jacobs, DPM/ Michael Warshaw, DPM/ Lawrence DiDomenico, DPM

4:45 – 5:15 p.m.

Question and Answer Session