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, 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, FRSM

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, 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, FACFAS

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 John Regulski, DPM, FFPM, RCPS Glasg, 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 John Regulski, DPM, FFPM, RCPS Glasg, 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, FACFAS

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, FACFAS

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, FRSM

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, FRSM

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, FRSM

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, CHWS

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, CHWS

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, CWS, FAAWC

11:35 AM 12:00 PM

Exercise, Edema, Lymphedema, and Wound Healing

James McGuire, DPM, LPT, LPed, FAPWHc

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-AP, FACCWS

01:00 PM 01:30 PM

High-Risk Complex Wounds and Innovative Solutions

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

01:30 PM 02:00 PM

Round Table Discussion - Live Q&A

James McGuire, DPM, LPT, LPed, FAPWHc

Emily Greenstein, APRN, CNP, CWON-AP, FACCWS

Pamela Scarborough, PT, DPT, 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 J Napolitano, Jr, DPM, CWSP, FACFAS

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, DABFAS

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, DABFAS

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, AACFAS, DABPM

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, FACFAS

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, FACFAS

Devin Bland, DPM, AACFAS, DABPM

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, FACFAS

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, FACFAS

02:00 PM 02:30 PM

Surgical Approach for Diabetic Foot Osteomyelitis

Javier La Fontaine, DPM, MS, MEd

02:30 PM 03:30 PM

Visit Exhibitors

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, FACFAS, FACFAOM

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, FACFAS

Javier La Fontaine, DPM, MS, MEd

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