Mission Statement: FPMA strives to promote Podiatric Physicians as the preferred providers of Medicine and Surgery of the Foot, Ankle, & Lower Extremity in the State of Florida and elevate public knowledge of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery at all levels throughout the state.

Vision: To be recognized as the leading voice and pre-eminent resource for the Podiatric Profession in the State of Florida.

SAM 2017 Physicians' Schedule

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SAM 2017 Physicians'
Schedule At-A-Glance

(Last Updated 1/16/17)

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Workshop/Lecture Types
(S) = Scientific
(PM) = Practice Management
(RM) = Risk Management
(LR) = Laws and Rules
(ME) = Medical Errors

  PLEASE NOTE: Continuing Education Contact Hours (CECH) are calculated hour-per-hour
based on courses attended (time taken for breaks and meals are NOT counted);
e.g., a 30 minute Science lecture will earn 0.5 Science credit hours,
a one hour Science lecture will earn 1.0 Science credit hours,
a 1.5 hour Practice Management lecture will earn 1.5 PM credit hours, etc. 
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2017
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. SAM Registration Desk Open
7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
 
 
 
TRACK I LECTURES
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. MIPS: What You Need to Know to Prepare Your Practice in 2017 & Beyond (PM)
9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. APMA Coding Workshop:
PQRS, MIPS, MACRA and Your Coding Questions (PM)
9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Break
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. APMA Coding Workshop (cont):
PQRS, MIPS, MACRA and Your Coding Questions (PM) (cont.)
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch Break (on your own) OR
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. APMA Regional Lecture Series - Non-CECH Lunch Program:
Toenail Onychomycosis & Diabetes: A Population of Significance
(No Continuing Education Contact Hours earned)
(no fee required; first-come, first-served)
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Registry and PQRS Reporting - Avoid the Penalty and Earn the Incentive (PM)
2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Ethical Dilemmas Facing Podiatrists (PM)
2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. What You Need to Know About Audits (PM)
3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Break
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Applying Biomechanics to the Aged (S)
4:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. The Coming of Age - The End of Routine Care for Senior Citizens, The Beginning of Geriatric Podiatry (S)
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception (Beer & Wine)
 
 
 
TRACK II LECTURES
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Pediatric Mythbusters - Misconceptions About Treating/Non-Treating Pediatric Flatfoot (S)
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Pediatric Torsion To Toe Walking: Why It All Matters and How to Manage It Comprehensively (S)
3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Break
3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Lower Level Lasers in Podiatry (S)
4:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Aesthetics in Podiatric Medicine (S)
6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception (Beer & Wine)
 
 
 
THURSDAY, JANUARY 19, 2017
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. SAM Registration Desk Open
7:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
 
 
 
TRACK I LECTURES
7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Evidence Surrounding Offloading of Foot Ulcers in Patients With Diabetes (S)
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Flexor Tenotomy for Treatment of Ulcers (S)
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Limb Salvage Using Advanced Modalities (S)
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Wound Care Classifications (S)
9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Q&A (S)
9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Break in Exhibit Hall
10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Diabetic Foot Care vs. Routine Foot Care (S)
11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. DME for the Diabetic Foot (S)
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Non-CECH Lunch Program Sponsored by Organogenesis
Shifting the Antimicrobial Paradigm - A Novel Purified Collagen and Antimicrobial Technology for Wound Management
(No Continuing Education Contact Hours earned)
(no fee required; first-come, first-served)
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Physician/Exhibitor Luncheon
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. APMA Sponsored Lecture:
The Pathogenesis and Management of Onychomycosis (S)
2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Evidence-Based Diagnosis of Onychomycosis in a Geriatric Patient (S)
3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Break in Exhibit Hall
3:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Say Goodbye to Traditional Cultures; How Using Next Generation DNA Sequencing as a Diagnostic Tool Can Improve Outcomes in Wound and Nail Infections (S)
4:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy or Spinal Stenosis/PseudoStenosis: Overlap, Misdiagnosis, and Management (S)
5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Decreased Energy Availability to the Neurons of the Peripheral Nervous System: A Possible Common Etiological Factor in Certain Peripheral Neuropathies (S)
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception (Beer & Wine)
 
 
 
TRACK II LECTURES
  Endovascular 101 (S)
7:45 a.m. - 7:55 a.m. Introduction
7:55 a.m. - 8:10 a.m. The Impact of Endovascular Intervention
8:10 a.m. - 8:25 a.m. Anatomy Review via Angiogram/Review of the Angiosome Concept
8:25 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Understanding the Language of the Endovascular Interventionists
8:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Why Endovascular Intervention vs. Traditional Bypass?
9:00 a.m. - 9:20 a.m. Review of Procedures, Devices, and Making Sense of the Technology
9:20 a.m. - 9:35 a.m. Stepwise Approach to and During an Endovascular Intervention
9:35 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Panel Discussion
9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Break in Exhibit Hall
  ASPM Lecture Series (S)
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. A New Breakthrough in the Management of Gastroc Equinus Deformities and Plantar Fasciitis
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Foot and Ankle Imaging; What to Order and When
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Case Studies in the Diagnosis and Management of Connective Tissue Disorders That Affect the Foot
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Non-CECH Lunch Program Sponsored by Organogenesis
Shifting the Antimicrobial Paradigm - A Novel Purified Collagen and Antimicrobial Technology for Wound Management
(No Continuing Education Contact Hours earned)
(no fee required; first-come, first-served)
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Physician/Exhibitor Luncheon
  ASPM Lecture Series (S) (cont.)
1:30 p.m. - 1:50 p.m. A New Topical Medication for the Management of Onychomycosis
1:50 p.m. - 2:10 p.m. Using Pathology to Diagnose Nail Disease
2:10 p.m. - 2:40 p.m. Podiatric Geriatrics; Techniques for Improving Outcomes in the Non-Adherent Geriatric Patient
2:40 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. The Power of Reliable Data in Wound Management
3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Break in Exhibit Hall
3:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. CRPS, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome and Foot Posture (S)
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception (Beer & Wine)
 
 
 
  WRIGHT MEDICAL RV LABS
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Flatfoot Recon/Medial Column Arthritis/”PhantomBridge”/MIS Calc. Slide/Cotton/Evans/TN/NC/Bone Grafting
(No Continuing Education Contact Hours earned)
(no fee required)
(Space is limited; register on-site at the RV located outside the Hilton Orlando)
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Flatfoot Recon/Medial Column Arthritis/”PhantomBridge”/MIS Calc. Slide/Cotton/Evans/TN/NC/Bone Grafting
(No Continuing Education Contact Hours earned)
(no fee required)
(Space is limited; register on-site at the RV located outside the Hilton Orlando)
2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Forefoot Solutions/Bunions/Hammertoes/Lapidus/Metatarsal Decompression Implant - ”MDI”/1st MPJ Fusion - “CrossCheck”/Bone Grafting
(No Continuing Education Contact Hours earned)
(no fee required)
(Space is limited; register on-site at the RV located outside the Hilton Orlando)
 
 
 
 
FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 2017
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. SAM Registration Desk Open
7:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. FPMA General Membership Meeting
 
 
 
TRACK I LECTURES/WORKSHOP
7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) and Pediatric Cardiac Life Support (PALS) Update (S)
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. The Female Athlete (S)
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Talk the Talk: "What's Trending with Athletes?" (S)
9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Bako Integrated Physician Solutions Program (S)
Papulosquamous Diseases of the Acral Surfaces; Defying the Textbooks
9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Break in Exhibit Hall
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Bako Integrated Physician Solutions Program (S) (cont.)
Podiatric Dermatology for Today’s Lower Extremity Clinician: A Didactic & Technical Workshop

(no fee required; Limited to 40 attendees)
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. FPMA General Membership Meeting
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Physician/Exhibitor Luncheon
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Bako Integrated Physician Solutions Program (S) (cont.)
Non-Surgical Treatment of Early Evolving Dermatological Malignancies
2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Coding for Biopsies (PM)
2:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Update: Red, Hot, Swollen Joints (S)
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Break in Exhibit Hall
3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. APMA Update
(No Continuing Education Contact Hours earned)
3:45 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. PICA 2017 Risk Management Lecture - Till Death Do Us Part: Case Studies of Four Death Claims (RM)
5:45 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. Cocktail Reception (Beer & Wine)
 
 
 
TRACK II LECTURES
  AAFAS Lecture Series (S)
7:30 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. Introduction to Instrumentation
7:45 a.m. - 8:05 a.m. A to Z MIS Surgery
8:05 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Wilson Bunionectomy
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. MIS Correction for Hallux Varus Deformity
9:00 a.m. - 9:25 a.m. 1st Metatarsal Osteotomy with Cheilectomy
9:25 a.m. - 10:20 a.m. Saw Bones Presentation
10:20 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Panel Q&A
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. FPMA General Membership Meeting
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Physician/Exhibitor Luncheon
2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Biofilm (S)
2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Break in Exhibit Hall
3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. APMA Update
(No Continuing Education Contact Hours earned)
5:45 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. Cocktail Reception (Beer & Wine)
 
 
 
TRACK III WORKSHOP
1:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Strategic Planning for Your Office (PM)
(no fee required)
(Limited to 10 attendees; first-come, first-served)
 
 
 
TRACK IV LECTURES
  Orthoplastic with External Fixation and Limb Salvage (S)
2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Tibial-Calcaneal Arthrodesis with Circular External Fixation
2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Soft Tissue Options for Reconstruction of the Diabetic Limb
3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Use of Muscle Flaps for Osseous Arthrodesis and Ulcer/Wound Coverage
3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Options for Segmental Bone Defects/Management of the Intractable Painful Limb
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. External Fixation and Skin Transpositional Graft for Large Skin Plantar Heel Defects
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Roundtable Discussion
5:45 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. Cocktail Reception (Beer & Wine)
 
 
 
  WRIGHT MEDICAL RV LABS
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Forefoot Solutions/Bunions/Hammertoes/Lapidus/Metatarsal Decompression Implant - "MDI"/1st MPJ Fusion - "CrossCheck"/Bone Grafting
(No Continuing Education Contact Hours earned)
(no fee required)
(Space is limited; register on-site at the RV located outside the Hilton Orlando)
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Forefoot Solutions/Bunions/Hammertoes/Lapidus/Metatarsal Decompression Implant - "MDI"/1st MPJ Fusion - "CrossCheck"/Bone Grafting
(No Continuing Education Contact Hours earned)
(no fee required)
(Space is limited; register on-site at the RV located outside the Hilton Orlando)
2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Trauma Solutions/Jones/Lisfranc/Ankle/Calcaneal/Metarsal Fractures/Bone Grafting
(No Continuing Education Contact Hours earned)
(no fee required)
(Space is limited; register on-site at the RV located outside the Hilton Orlando)
 
 
 
 
SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 2017
6:45 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. SAM Registration Desk Open
7:15 a.m. - 7:45 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:45 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
 
 
 
TRACK I LECTURES
7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Perioperative Planning (S)
8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Has the Austin Bunionectomy Become Obsolete? (S)
8:45 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Immediate WB after 1st MPJ Fusion or Lapidus Procedure (S)
9:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. New and Revised Bunionectomy Codes for 2017 (PM)
9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Break in Exhibit Hall
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Flatfoot Round Table (S)
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Physician/Exhibitor/Assistant Luncheon
1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Insertional Calcific Achilles Tendinosis, Conservative vs. Surgical Management (S)
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Laws and Rules (LR)
3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Break
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Medical Errors (Part I) (ME)
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Medical Errors (Part II) (ME)
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception (Beer & Wine)
 
 
 
TRACK II LECTURES
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. DVT, What to Know: Precautions and Treatment (S)
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Lower Extremity Considerations of the Golf Swing (S)
9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction in the Athlete: Conservative vs. Surgical (S)
9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Break in Exhibit Hall
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Frontiers of Endovascular Treatment of Limb Ischemia (S)
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Clinical Findings of Limb Ischemia and Consequences for Endovascular (S)
11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Ndocyanine Green Angiography: A New Tool in Limb Preservation (S)
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Physician/Exhibitor/Assistant Luncheon
2:15 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Optimizing Reimbursement through Efficient Billing (PM)
3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Break
3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. Employee/Team Engagement (How Employee Engagement Improves Patient Outcomes and Satisfaction/Retention) (PM)
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception (Beer & Wine)
 
 
 
TRACK III RESIDENTS FORUM AND LECTURES
7:30 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. Residents Forum: Setting Up a Practice (S)
8:15 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Residents Forum: Resident Transition into Practice (S)
9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Documentation Pitfalls (PM)
9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Break in Exhibit Hall
10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Electronic/Social Media (PM)
11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Tips for Success as a Young Physician: How to Establish Yourself in the Healthcare Field (PM)
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Physician/Exhibitor/Assistant Luncheon
1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Residents Forum (S)
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception (Beer & Wine)
 
 
 
TRACK IV LECTURES
8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Practice Valuation (PM)
9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Break in Exhibit Hall
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Hiring an Associate That Leads to Buyout or Partnerships (PM)
 
 
 
  WRIGHT MEDICAL RV LABS
9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Charcot Salvation Solutions/Beaming/Bolting/Salvation Frame/Bone Grafting
(No Continuing Education Contact Hours earned)
(no fee required)
(Space is limited; register on-site at the RV located outside the Hilton Orlando)
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Trauma Solutions/Jones/Lisfranc/Ankle/Calcaneal/
Metatarsal Fractures/Bone Grafting
(No Continuing Education Contact Hours earned)
(no fee required)
(Space is limited; register on-site at the RV located outside the Hilton Orlando)
 
 
7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. FPMA Presidential Gala - Cocktails
7:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. FPMA Presidential Gala - Dinner & Dancing
 
 
 
 
SUNDAY, JANUARY 22, 2017
7:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
 
 
 
TRACK I PRESENTATIONS/ROUND TABLES
7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Winner of Residents Forum Presentations (S)
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Round Table Discussion on Charcot Joint Surgery (S)
9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Round Table Discussion on Clubfoot Surgery (S)
 
 
 
TRACK II AAPSM LECTURES
7:30 a.m. - 7:35 a.m. AAPSM Intro (S)
7:35 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. Importance of Core Strengthening to the Lower Extremity (S)
8:15 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Beyond the Female Triad, Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport (S)
8:45 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Sports Medicine Update 2017: Technologies, Trends & Athletic Shoes (S)
9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Q&A and Panelist Pearls (S)
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Swimming: The Complete Athlete (S)
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Lower Extremity Martial Arts Injuries (S)
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Achilles Tendon Rupture Non-Operative Treatment (S)
11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. Q&A and Panelist Pearls (S)

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