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SYMPOSIUM AGENDA

2018 Agenda


Friday, September 14, 2018  
6:00 pm — 8:00 pm

VIP Reception
Hosted by McAllen Medical Center
                     
Embassy Suites, 800 Convention Center, McAllen, TX
Cocktails & Hors d’oeuvres



Saturday, September 15, 2018
7:00 am – 4:15 pm

BREAKFAST SESSION

7:00 am Breakfast Buffet

7:15 am Breakfast Symposium

7:45 am Break/Exhibits

SESSION 1 MODERATOR: STEVEN KAVROS, DPM

8:00 am Understanding the Basics So You Can Tackle the Complicated: Wound Healing 101
Steven Kavros, DPM

8:40 am Introduction to Hyperbaric Medicine
Kelly Johnson-Arbor, MD

9:20 am Venous Incompetence: The Key to Understanding and Treating Venous Ulcers
Jeffrey Niezgoda, MD

10:00 am Break/Exhibits

10:20 am Physical Therapy and Lymphedema: An Art and a Science
Marta Ostler, PT

11:00 am Hyperbaric Oxygen Applications in Plastic Reconstructive Surgery
Kelly Johnson-Arbor, MD

11:40 am Questions and Answers/Panel Discussion LUNCH SESSION

11:50 am Lunch Buffet

12:10 pm Lunch Symposium

12:40 pm Break/Exhibits 

SESSION 2 MODERATOR: JEFFREY NIEZGODA, MD

1:05 pm Pressure Ulcers or Pressure Injuries: Identify and Treat with Optimum Outcomes
Marta Ostler, PT

1:45 pm The Biofilm Battlefield: New Technologies to Win the War
Jeffrey Niezgoda, MD

2:25 pm Break/Exhibits

2:45 pm Management of Diabetic Foot Ulcers: It’s Like a Chess Game – You Need to Think Steps Ahead for Your Next Move
Steven Kavros, DPM

3:25 pm Case Presentations and Discussions/Questions and Answers/Panel Discussion
Steven Kavros, DPM

Learning Objectives

  • Discover components of a comprehensive wound assessment
  • Identify levels of wound healing to identify appropriate interventions to promote healing
  • Recognize the clinical indicators for hyperbaric oxygen therapy
  • Explain modalities to diagnose perfusion to lower extremities
  • Discuss arterial ulcers and diabetes
  • Distinguish the uses of hyperbaric oxygen therapy in diabetic foot ulcers

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