THE NORTHEAST PODIATRIC FOUNDATION, INC. Presents Our Annual Spring Seminar For Foot and Ankle Professionals Faculty: Stanley Kalish, DPM Guido LaPorta, DPM Allen Jacobs, DPM Nameer Haider, MD Richard Altwerger, DPM Turning Stone Casino & Conference Center Verona, New York Friday May 14th 2010 8:00am – 9:00pm (Golf tournament from 12-5pm) Saturday, May 15th 2010 7:00am – 6:15pm Sunday, May 16th 2010 8:00am – 12:15pm Please note: Program Begins Friday at 8:00am Registration and Refreshments begin 1 hour prior to start time 21 Contact Hours 25.2 NYS Board Credits/ 2.1 CEU’s Approved The Northeast Podiatric Foundation is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a sponsor of continuing education in Podiatric Medicine. SPONSORS: GOLD LEVEL SILVER LEVEL BRONZE LEVEL Pam Labs Pharmaderm St. Jude’s Medical Victory Pharma Advanced BioHealing SCHEDULE Friday 5/14/10 Session one: Stanley Kalish, DPM 8:00am – 9:00am: The Kalish Osteotomy: Learning objective: Attendees will be exposed to over 30 years of experience with the Kalish osteotomy, and understand the historical relevance and the evolution of the Kalish osteotomy. Attendees will review and understand the Kalish osteotomies most appropriate indications, possible complications, interwined with preoperative and postoperative decision making. 9:00am – 9:30am: Surgical management of the Charcot foot: Learning objective: Attendees will receive a historical review with current indications, this review will include the most recent concepts in the preoperative and postoperative care of Charcot foot surgery. Attendees will return to their practices with a working knowledge of the origins of Charcot foot surgical indications and the most current surgical techniques. 9:30am –10:00am: Orthoplastic reconstruction: Learning objective: Orthoplastic reconstruction by definition is reconstruction in concomitant soft tissue and bony trauma. This presentation is intended to prepare the practitioner for the care and treatment of bone and soft tissue injury sustanined in trauma. Attendees will have a working knowledge of staging, evaluation, and operative treatment of orthplastic injuries. 10:00am –10:15am: Break 10:15am –11:00am: Synthetic ankle ligament reconstruction “The Synlig”: Learning objective: This session is intended to provide the foot and ankle practitioner with the most recent theories in synthetic materials available for ankle ligament reconstruction. Attendees will be exposed to historical perspective and the rationale now utilized in synthetic reconstruction. Attendees are expected to be able to evaluate, treat and determine the most appropriate procedure in synthetic reconstruction versus primary repair. They also will have an understanding of historical approaches that have led to today’s technical advances. 11:00 am-12:00 pm: Hey mom I shrunk the surgeon “The physiology of surgical healing”: Learning Objective: This session will emphasize a review of the physiology of wound healing in the postoperative podiatric patient, with a portion of the lecture to include the most current thoughts and techniques to provide maximal postoperative wound healing. Participants will return to their practices with a refreshed and advanced data bank regarding surgical wound healing. 12:00pm – 5:00pm: Golf Tournament (weather permitting) Session 2: Guido LaPorta, DPM 5:00pm –5:30pm: Second metatarsal phalangeal joint and lesser metatarsal phalangeal joint pathology: Learning objectives: Attendees will have a working knowledge of lesser metatarsal phalangeal joint injury in the podiatric patient. Attendees will be able to discern and understand the differences between acute trauma injury, mechanical injury, and the various forms of conservative and surgical treatment, a review of the most current surgical thoughts and techniques will be shared with the attendees. 5:30pm – 6:00pm: Understanding bone grafts. Are synthetic grafts just as good?: Learning objectives: Attendees will review the many simple forefoot and midfoot procedures that commonly use bone grafting. This session will review options regarding bone grafting. The attendee will be exposed to advantages and disadvantages of the use of human bone versus the synthetic bone grafts. A review of the current bone grafts available, and the understanding of how each product is different, will allow attendees to make better choices in preoperative reviews of patients requiring bone grafting. 6:00pm – 7:00pm: Why is forefoot surgery not just forefoot surgery?: Learning objectives: This particular lecture is intended to engage the attendee in a global thought process when performing local forefoot surgery. Attendees will understand when local pathology is a result of a global problem, indicating more than local surgical correction. 7:00pm – 7:15pm: BREAK 7:15pm – 7:45pm: Surgical dissection of the first MTPJ. What is important, what is not important?: Learning objectives: This session is designed as a review for the podiatric surgeon. Attendees will review the proper anatomic dissection of the first metatarsal phalangeal joint, and will have an opportunity to review the multiple and varied approaches to the first metatarsal phalangeal joint. Incisional planning will be reviewed and appropriate approaches based on pathology and anatomy will be developed. Providing the participant with multiple options in incisional planning while refreshing knowledge of the anatomy of 1st MPJ. 7:45pm – 8:15pm: A new way to look at the hallux valgus deformity: Learning objectives: Attendees will be exposed to a new method to evaluate hallux valgus deformity. Thus ensuring a more appropriate surgical procedure and diminishing reoccurrences. Attendees will have an understanding of how this new format for evaluating hallux valgus is utilized, and its origin so that they will be able to apply this new method in their office, as they return from our seminar creating a higher level of care and treatment of hallux valgus with a lower reoccurrence rate. 8:15pm – 9:00pm: Management of forefoot nerve disorders. Surgical and non surgical care: Learning objectives: This 45 minute session will expose the practitioner to a logical flow in the treatment of neural issues in the podiatric patient. Surgical techniques will be reviewed along with the most current thoughts. Non surgical care will be reviewed and attendees will understand when non surgical care is appropriate and surgical intervention necessary. Attendees will return to their offices with a firm knowledge of surgical and non surgical care of the neurally compromised podiatric patient. SCHEDULE Saturday 5/15/10 Session 1: Allen Jacobs, DPM 7:00am – 7:30am: Evaluation and management of post operative nausea and vomiting: 7:30am – 8:00am: Postoperative fever: Clinical and laboratory considerations: 8:00am – 8:30am: Current status of DVT prophylaxis: 8:30am – 9:00am: Postoperative pain management: What’s new in analgesics: Learning objectives: This session in intended to provide the participants with a review of the considerations in a postoperative podiatric surgical patient. Attendees will be able to evaluate and manage postoperative nausea and vomiting, while understanding historical approaches and employing current concepts. Participants will also review clinical and laboratory considerations for the postoperative fever, they will be able to discern the postoperative fever as a result of infection versus other medical considerations. This tract will provide the participants with the newest thoughts and products for postoperative pain, enabling them to provide a more up to date approach to managing postoperative pain. Dr. Jacobs will also review the evaluation, management and treatment of DVT and prophylaxis recommendations. 9:00am –9:15am: BREAK 9:15am- 9:45am: The immuno compromised patient and foot surgery: 9:45am-10:15am: Update on the use of NSAID’s: Are they safe?: 10:15am-10:45am: Gout and psuedogout: medical and surgical considerations: Learning objectives: Many of today’s podiatric practices are populated with immuno- surpressed or compromise patient’s. This lecture is intended to provide the podiatric surgeon with information that will help them understand the healing of, as well complications of performing procedures on compromised patients. Dr. Jacobs will provide the attendees with an arsenal of preemptive treatment plans, designed to mitigate complications in these patients. The next lecture is designed to update the practitioner on the newest entries into the classification of non steroidal anti- inflammatory agents. Dr. Jacobs will review the use of non steroidal anti-flammatory agents, its complications possible drug interactions, their safety profile, and most appropriate uses in the podiatric patient. Medical and surgical considerations of a patient with gout and pseudogout will be reviewed, the attendees will return to their clinical settings with a firmer knowledge of the current preoperative and postoperative considerations in gout and pseudogout. The attendees will review and understand diagnostic measures as well as current treatment pathways. 10:45am-12:00pm: Ethical issues in podiatric medicine and surgery: An interactive experience: Learning objectives: This is intended to be a session of question and answer and will require significant interaction between the attendees and the presenter. The attendees will be presented with a multitude of the dilemma in the practice of medicine in the new millennium. 12:00pm-1:00pm: LUNCH Session 2: Allen Jacobs, DPM 1:00pm – 1:30pm: Avoiding traps and pitfalls in juvenile flatfoot correction: 1:30pm –2:00pm: Skin disorders in the younger patient: 2:00pm –2:30pm: Bunion correction in a juvenile patient: 2:30pm –3:00pm: Fractures of the foot and ankle in the juvenile patient: Learning objective: This session is intended to provide the practitioner with a primer in the care and treatment of the juvenile podiatric patient. Attendees will understand the criteria along with the most appropriate care and treatment in juvenile flatfoot. Participants will learn to stage and care for flatfoot conditions conservatively and surgically. A review in bunion correction in juvenile patients will be presented. Attendees will also be expected to understand and learn how to evaluate, treat and manage juvenile HAV. Participants will learn to evaluate diagnosis and treat the most common dermatologic conditions in the juvenile patient. The last portion of this tract is intended to provide attendees with the knowledge necessary to stage and treat common and uncommon fractures in pediatric patients while avoiding common pitfalls. 3:00pm –3:15pm: BREAK 3:15pm- 3:45pm: Management of hallux limitus and osteoarthritis: 3:45pm- 4:15pm: Surgical management of hallux limitus: 4:15pm- 4:45pm: Lapidus lunacy and 1 st ray surgery: 4:45pm-5:15pm: Psoriatic arthritis and reactive arthritis: Learning objectives: This session is intended to provide the participants with a review of the many forms of reactive arthritis. All participants will have a firm working knowledge and understanding of the reactive forms of arthritis affecting the podiatric patient. Attendees will understand the surgical care and non surgical treatment of osteoarthritis, its etiology and the roll of pathomechanics in its etiology. Participants will also consider surgical intervention of hallux limitus and the roll of the 1st metatarsal cuneiform joint fusion in the surgical care of hallux limitus. 5:15pm- 5:45pm: Myths and fallacies in treating the diabetic foot: 5:45pm- 6:15pm: Adjunctive management of Charcot’s joint disease: Learning objectives: This session is intended to review and consider the multiple associated conditions in the diabetic foot, attendees will understand the different types of dermatologic diabetic conditions, their care and treatment while understanding the pitfalls in treating diabetic foot. A portion of this session will be directed at the medical management of Charcot joint disease, participants will be able to employ multiple medical management strategies in charcot foot disorders. SCHEDULE Sunday 5/16/10 Session 1: Mameer Haider , MD 8:00am –8:40am: Pain management in the podiatric patient: 8:40am –9:20am: Hot Topics in MRI of the Foot and Ankle: 9:20am- 10:00am: Advances in spinal cord stimulation and patients with neuropathy and chronic pain: Learning objectives: This session is intended to review pain management in the care and treatment of pain in the podiatric patient, preoperatively, postoperatively and in the non surgical podiatric patient. This will be followed by a session reviewing the etiology of complex regional pain syndrome, and its most appropriate, current treatment pathways. This lecture will be followed by a session in spinal cord stimulation in patients with neuropathic or chronic pain, as well as a review of the applications of spinal cord stimulation in the end stage painful podiatric patient. The participants will understand spinal cord stimulation and is most appropriate applications in podiatry today. 10:00am – 10:15am: Break Session 2: Richard Altwerger, DPM 10:15am –10:45am: Diabetic ulcer care with living skin equivelents: 10:45am–12:15pm: The roll of hyperbaric oxygen and wound healing: Learning objectives: All attendees will be exposed to, and will understand the roll of living skin equivalence in diabetic ulcer care, its etiologies , its historical approach and its applications. A period of time will be spent educating the attendees on the roll of hyperbaric oxygen and wound healing, not only in diabetic patient, but in the general populous also. Attendees will be able to evaluate, stage and consider living skin equivalence with and without the use of hyperbaric oxygen in the care and treatment of wounds. REGISTRATION FORM Please type or print: Name Office Address City/State/Zip Office Phone E-mail State License Number State License Number: Special events Fee: Fee Enclosed: Registration Fees Fee Includes: Registration, Luncheon Friday and Saturday, Continental breakfasts and breaks APMA member……………………………$250 Non-APMA member………………………$400 Armed Forces Member……………………$200 Residents/Students(with verification)……..$150 *Registration at door additional………….....$65 *Limited Seating Available Registration must be received no later than May 3, 2010 To Register by Mail: Make checks payable to N.E.P.F., Inc. Please Mail to: Joseph A. Crisafulli, DPM, CEO& Director of Continuing Education 120 Russell Rd Albany, NY 12205 518-489-3668 For further information or to register on line: www.nepfonline.org *$100.00 non-refundable Administration Fee applies to all cancellations. * No refunds will be given after the start of the program Hotel Room Rates $149 single/double To ensure availability, call by April 23, 2010 Please specify Northeast Podiatric Foundation Seminar when calling. Turning Stone Casino and Conference Center Verona, New York 1-800-771-7711 NOTICE: In Order to receive full credits, attendees will be required to fill out daily cards as well as a full program attendance card. Attendees who participate in selected portions of the seminar will receive partial credits. If you are receiving full credits, certificates of completion will only be dispersed at the end of the entire program upon receipt of attendance cards and a completed evaluation form. Should you require duplicate attendance verification at a later date. A letter confirming your attendance can be provided for a $10.00 fee. Faculty Allen Jacobs, D.P.M, FACFAS 1973 graduate of the Pennsylvania College Of Podiatric Medicine. He completed his residency in surgery at Monsignor Clement Kern Hospital for special surgery in Warren, Michigan in 1975. Dr. Jacobs is in a private practice in St. Louis, Missouri and is an adjunct associate professor at St. Louis University School of Medicine. He is Board Certified in reconstructive surgery of the Foot and Ankle by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery, and is a Fellow of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. For 25 years, he has served as a Director of Podiatric Surgical Residency Training, and has also served as a contributing editor to the Journal of Foot Surgery, and as the Scientific Chairman of the APMA. He is a Fellow of the American Professional Wound Care Association. He has published over 80 scientific articles in various publications and 17 chapter contributions in various textbooks, and is nationally recognized author, researcher and a noted authority of surgery of the foot. Mameer Haider, MD, FAAPM&R, AQPM, DABPM 2006- Present: DIRECTOR INTERVENTIONAL PAIN MANAGEMENT: Utica and Clinton, In NY, Washington, DC and Arlington, VA. 2005-Present: CHAIRMAN DEPARTMENT of PM&R: Faxton-St Lukes Healthcare, Utica, NY 2005- Present: PRESIDENT: New York Society of Interventional Pain Physicians 2002- Present: FELLOWSHIP DIRECTOR: 1999- Present: MEDICAL DIRECTOR PM&R 1998- Present: FOUNDER of Advanced Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation PLLC, Utica, NY 2001- Present: MEDICARE CONSULTANT (PM&R) 2005- Present: MEDICARE CARRIER ADVISORY COMMITTEE (CAC) Continuing Education: Moderator for CME Grand Rounds at Sitrin Rehabilitation Center, Guest Lecturer, Asa Gray Biological Society Lecture Series, Utica College Of Syracuse University. Clinical Instructor, Department of Physical Therapy, Utica College of Syracuse University. Moderator for CME grand rounds at Sitrin Rehabilitation Center. Interventional Pain Management Certificate Training Course. University of Louisville, Interventional Pain Management CME conference. Training completed for Percutaneous Disc Decompression Nucleoplasty, Mechanical Percutaneous Diskectomy-Dekompressor, Percutaneous Vertebroplasty, Cervical Percutaneous discectomy/Nucleoplasty. Training completed for Heat and Pulsed Radiofrequency lesioning, lecturer Grand Rounds St Elizabeth Hospital and Little Falls Hospital. Guido LaPorta, D.P.M., FACFAS Chief of Foot and Ankle Surgery and Director of Podiatric Medical Education at Community Medical Center, Scranton, PA. He is a nationally recognized speaker, and former Chairman of Department of Surgery at Pennsylvania College of Podiatry, also a chairman of the Annual Hershey Scientific Seminars. He also has been elected to the Podiatry Hall of Fame. Richard Altwerger, D.P.M Bachelor of Science Biology, Stockton State College, Pamona, NJ 1976 Doctor of Podiatric Medicine, New York College of Podiatric Medicine, New York NY. Fellow, American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons Appointments/Committees: 1991- 2000: Intermediary Insurance Committee, NYSPMA 1993- 1995: Chairman, Intermediary Insurance Committee, NYSPMA 1992- Present: Podiatric Sub-Committee Consultant- CDPHP 1994- 1997: Podiatric Sub-Committee Consultant- Wellcare Insurance 1995- 1997 Chairman, Per Review Committee, NYSPMA 1996- Present: Quality Management Committee- CDPHP, and Member Legislative Action Committee, NYSPMA. 1998- 2006: Chairman- Legislative Action Committee, NYSPMA 2005- Present: Staff Podiatrist, Albany Memorial Wound Care Center including oversight of Hyperbaric Medicine. 2006- Present: Chief Podiatry Department Samaritan Hospital Samaritan Hospital, NY Elected Positions: 1987- Present: Delegate, New York State Podiatric Medical Association, Northeast Division. 1988- 1990: Secretary, New York State Podiatric Medical Association, Northeast Division. 1990- 1997: Trustee, Board of Trustees, New York State Podiatric, Medical Association Division. 1998- 1999: Vice President, New York Podiatric Medical Association, Northeast Division. 1999- 2001: President elect and President, New York Podiatric Medical Association, Northeast Division. Stanley R. Kalish, D.P.M, F.A.C.F.A.S Adelphi Unversity- Premedical- Biology Major 1963-1967; degree in B.A. Biology New York College of Podiatric Medicine 1967-1971; degree in D.P.M. Medical Director of Atlanta Foot and Leg Clinic and Clayton Outpatient Surgical Center. Board Certified Reconstruction Foot and Leg surgeon with 25 years experience in performing aesthetic foot and leg surgeries, with over 25,000 procedures logged by the teams at Atlanta Foot and Leg Clinics and Clayton Outpatient Surgical Center.
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