Thank You for Attending | Dates and Venue for 2022 TBD

About the Conference

Desert Foot Virtual Multi-Disciplinary Limb Salvage and Wound Care Conference is accredited for 37.25 CE/CME/CECH for all podiatric surgeons, surgical residents, MDs, DOs, WOCNs along with the VA, DOD, IHS and AAWC Healthcare Professionals ( Conference Co-Chairmen are Drs Charles Andersen, Matthew Garoufalis, Thomas Serena (Past-President AAWC), and Harold Schoenhaus. The Desert Foot Virtual Conference provides a great opportunity for you to meet and share your scientific leadership with a large part of the federal service wound care and surgical community, as well as hundreds of healthcare professionals in acute care, home care and the private sector. The conference brings together six groups involved with limb salvage preservation of the lower extremity, from healthcare clinicians in the private sector, the Veterans Administration, VA Podiatric Residency Directors, Association for the Advancement of Wound Care (AAWC), Arizona Podiatric Medical Association, and the Department of Defense from across the country to a virtual conference to best meet their educational needs. This important conference will be live streamed, and the education will be taught by our nation’s top key opinion leaders focused on evidence-based and best practices to improve limb salvage techniques, advanced wound care skills, and treat surgical and medical disorders of the lower limb.

About the Pre-Conference

Included in this event is a Pre-Conference* sponsored by 3M on December 3rd and December 10th from 11am – 2pm EST. It will be called Innovative Solutions for Hard-to-Heal Wounds: A Patient-Centric Approach to Improve Outcomes. Attendees of these Desert Foot Virtual Sessions will recognize that wound bed preparation, support of comorbid and co-existing conditions and topical treatments based on ongoing wound assessment to change the treatment plan as the wound trajectory progresses has the potential to significantly improve clinical outcomes and reduce incidence of limb-threatening complications. This program’s renowned faculty will provide current up-to-date content for standard and advance wound management interventions that will enhance your practice decisions and clinical outcomes. 5.5 CECH/CME/CE Credit Hours* for Pre-Conference Sessions are included with your registration fee and a part of the total 35.5 CECH/CME/CE Credit Hours.
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Pamela Scarborough, PT, DPT, MS, CWS, FAAWC

Pre-Conference Chairwoman
Pamela Scarborough, PT, DPT, MS, CWS, FAAWC

First Weekend Engagement Contest Winners

Alex Bouhachem
Peter Felske
Jeffrey Feld
William Hesidence
Harpreet Khalsa
Andy Leung
Lucia Nguyen
Hetal Nalk
Nina Lum
Sang Hyub Kim

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Ramona Brooks
Melitta Simmons
Melissa Younger
Sapan Amin
Anum Dhukani
Daniel Hagan
Adam Macevoy
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Marc Jones

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Jaeha Song
Kiana Rene Trent
Erica Witherspoon
Kathya Zinszer
Adam Schmidt
Martha Holzworth
Asma Khan
Patricia Boehle
Stetson Schmitt

Rick Jennings
Nathan Hunt
Greg Bohn
Connie Lee Bills
Jordan Sheff
Rachel Clark
Mitchell Needleman
Sheila Feaster
Pauline Fu
Ido Friedman

Conference Co-Chairmen

Charles Andersen, MD

Charles Andersen, MD

Matthew Garoufalis, DPM, CWS

Matthew Garoufalis, DPM, CWS

Thomas Serena, MD

Thomas Serena, MD

Harold Schoenhaus, DPM

Harold Schoenhaus, DPM

Grand Sponsor of PRESENT Education 2021

3M Sponsor Award

Michael DelVacchio of 3M and PRESENT Co-Founder Michael Shore, DPM

Complies with the Standards of Ethical Conduct
for Employees of the Veterans Administration

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CME/CECH/CE Information

Approved for a Total of 37.25 CME/CECH/CE Credit Hours

31.75 CME/CECH/CE for the Main Program Sessions on December 4-5 and 11-12, 9AM - 9PM EST
(20 CME/CECH/CE for the 2nd Weekend)
5.5 CME/CECH/CE for the Pre-Conference Sessions on December 3 and 10, 11AM – 2PM EST
Agenda Includes 9 X-Ray CECHs and 4 ABPM MOC Points for Attending Both Weekends
(2 ABPM MOC Points and 6.5 X-ray credits for the 2nd Weekend)
PRESENT e-Learning Systems is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. PRESENT e-Learning Systems has approved this activity for a maximum of 37.25 continuing education contact hours.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of AffinityCE and PRESENT e-Learning Systems. AffinityCE is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. AffinityCE designates this live internet activity for a maximum of 37.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurse CE is provided for this program through collaboration between the PRESENT e-Learning Systems and AffinityCE. AffinityCE is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC). This activity provides a maximum of 37.25 contact hours of nurse CE credit.

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All DPMs, MDs, DOs, NPs, PAs $199 Until Midnight December 11
Nurses, Physical Therapists $99

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