2018 National Wound Healing Conference

October 12-14, 2018 LIMITED SEATING - REGISTER NOW

2018 Annual Conference Lecture Schedule

Friday, October 12, 2018

  • 8:00 – 10:00 am            Registration
  • 9:50 – 10:00 am            Welcome
  • 10:00 – 10:30 am          Pharmacotherapeutics to Enhance Microcirculation – Michael Miller, DO, FAPWH
  • 10:30 – 11:30 am          Compression: Commonly Misunderstood & Mal-prescribed – Steven Kravitz, DPM, FAPWHc, FACFAS
  • 11:30 am – 12:00 pm    KEYNOTE ADDRESS –  Allen Jacobs, DPM, FAPWHc
  • 12:00 – 12:30 pm          Lunch

Diabetes, Infection, Cancers and more (12:30 pm – 6:00 pm)

  • 12:30 – 1:00 pm           The TCC – Integral Part of an Offloading Protocol – James McGuire, DPM, FAPWHc
  • 1:00 – 2:00 pm             Cutting Edge Diagnosis & Treatment of Charcot Foot – Alan Catanzariti, DPM, FAPWH
  • 2:00 – 3:00 pm             Limb Preservation- Things You Should Be Doing But May Not – Michael Miller, DO, FAPWH
  • 3:00 – 3:30 pm             APWH Membership Meeting – All attendees invited
  • 3:30 – 4:30 pm             Opening of the Exhibits – Light reception
  • 4:30 – 5:30 PM             Best Practice Standards-Diabetic Ulcers – Robert Bartlett, MD, FAPWHC
  • 5:30 – 6:00 pm             Role of the Physician Assistant in Wound Healing – Harry Penny, DPM, FAPWHc and Teresa Preston, MBA, MPAS, PA-C, APWH-PA
  • 6:00 – 7:00 pm             Reception and Visit Poster Abstracts
  • 7:00 – 8:30 pm             Dinner Symposium

Saturday, October 13, 2018

  • 7:30 – 8:30 am            Full hot breakfast, omelet station and more
  • 8:30 – 9:30 am            Nutritional Aspects that Decrease or Increase Wound Healing – Nancy Collins, PhD, RD, LD/N
  • 9:30 – 10:00 am          Myth Busters 2018 – Where’s the Evidence? – Michael Miller, DO, FAPWH
  • 10:00 – 10:30 am        Morning Break – Visit Exhibits

Venous/Lymphatic Disease, VLU Symposium (10:30 am – 3:00 pm)

  • 10:30 – 11:00 am        History and Physical Findings in Venous Disease – Allen Jacobs, DPM, FAPWHc
  • 11:00 – 11:30 am        Edema- A Risk Factor for Ulcers & Gangrene if Diabetic – Allen Jacobs, DPM, FAPWHc
  • 11:30 am – 12:00 pm Lymphedema v. Venous Edema – Allen Jacobs, DPM, FAPWHc
  • 12:00 – 12:30 pm       Billing Considerations for Venous & VLE – Allen Jacobs, DPM, FAPWHc
  • 12:30 – 1:30 pm         Lunch with the Exhibits
  • 1:30 – 2:00 pm           Proximal Venous Outflow Obstruction – Lori Richwine, DO, FAPWHc
  • 2:00 – 3:00 pm           Best Practice Standards-Venous Ulcers – Robert Bartlett, MD, FAPWHc
  • 3:00 – 3:30 pm           Necrotizing Soft Tissue Infection with Case Reports – Debra Miller-Cox, MD, FAPWH
  • 3:30 – 4:00 pm          Time to Get Off DIME, the New Acronym “ABCESS” – James McGuire, DPM, FAPWHc

Hands on Workshops (4:00 – 6:00 pm)

  • 4:00 – 5:00 pm          Application Compression wraps, Hosiery, Measuring Pressure – Steven Kravitz, DPM, FAPWHc, FACFAS
  • 5:00 – 6:00 pm          New Contact Cast and Off Loading Alternatives – Susan Hilsman, MD, FAPWHC/Debra Miller-Cox, MD, FAPWH
  • 6:00 – 7:00 pm          —- Open Reception — time for R&R – Enjoy hotel amenities or Philadelphia
  • 7:00 – 9:00 pm          Advisory Board and Faculty Dinner

Sunday, October 14, 2018

  • 7:00 – 8:00 am            Full hot breakfast, omelet station and more
  • 8:00 – 9:00 am            Oral Abstracts – Harry Penny, DPM, FAPWHc, Moderator
  • 9:00 – 10:00 am          Malignant Wounds – Metastatic, Squamous, Basal, Melanoma, etc… – Debra Miller-Cox, MD, FAPWH
  • 10:00 – 11:00 am        Atypical Wounds – Atypical Infection – Debra Miller-Cox, MD, FAPWH
  • 11:00 am – 12:00 pm  Wound Bed Bugs- Importance of Biofilms in Chronic Wounds – James McGuire, DPM, FAPWHc
  • 12:00 – 12:30 pm        Good and Welfare, Conference Open Review, Closing Remarks

**Program may change prior to the conference.

 

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