Foot and Ankle Surgery Symposium

Des Moines, IA US
April 24, 2015 to April 25, 2015

Registration


Cost

Note: Registration for the workshop is closed. 

  • Students and Residents - $10
  • Professionals (Full Symposium) - $115 
  • Professionals (Friday Only) - $80 
  • Professionals (Saturday Only) - $100

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The Symposium will cover a broad spectrum of foot and ankle surgery topics.  Each topic will thoroughly review the literature, demonstrate new techniques, and discuss risks, benefits and complications of various foot and ankle procedures.

Target Audience

Foot and ankle surgeons, podiatric residents and students and physical therapists in the Midwest region. 

Agenda

Friday, April 24
12 pmRegistration
1 pm

Evolution of Bunion Treatment

  • Anatomy of the 1st Ray and Level of Deformity
    Daniel Hatch, DPM, FACFAS, Foot and Ankle Center of Northern Colorado 
  • Implications of Frontal Plane Rotation
    • Biomechanics of MTPJ Triplane Anatomic Realignment
      Merrell K. Kauwe, DPM, Fort Dodge, IA
    • Correlation of Recurrence with Failure to Align Sesamoids
      ​​Paul Dayton, DPM, MS, FACFAS, Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA
  • Current Concepts on Triplanar Tarsometatarsal Fusion and Correction by Lapidus Bunionectomy
    Paul Bishop, DPM, FACFAS, Foot and Ankle Centers, IL
  • Fixation Principle and Options: Introduction to Biplanar Plating
    Paul Dayton, DPM, MS, FACFAS, Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA
2:45 pmQuestion and Answer Session
3 pmAdjourn
  
6 pm DMU Alumni Reception (By Invitation Only)
 Cadaver Workshop: Applying New Paradigms for Bunion Correction
3:30 - 5:30 pm

Open to DPMs only. Attendance is limited to 25 and an extra fee applies.

A cadaver based workshop will be provided to enhance surgeons knowledge and skills in performing tarsal metatarsal tri-correctional arthrodesis.

    1. Understand the anatomy and approach to deformity correction in Metatarsus primus adducto valgus deformity
    2. List the steps for surgical restoration of normal anatomic positions of the first ray
    3. Become familiar with load bearing fixation of the tarsal metatarsal joint

Saturday, April 25
7 am Check-In and Breakfast
8 am Understanding the Evidenced Based Medicine Triad: Patient Expectations, Medical Evidence, and Clinical Experience
Paul Dayton, DPM, MS, FACFAS, Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA
8:30 amPrevention of Peri-Operative Infection
Gage Caudell, DPM, FACFAS, Fort Wayne Orthopedics, IN
9 am Insertional Achilles Tendonosis   
Gage Caudell, DPM, FACFAS, Fort Wayne Orthopedics, IN
9:30 am

Hammer Toe Implants: Do They Work and at What Cost?  
Brad W. Bussewitz, DPM, FACFAS, Steindler Orthopedic Clinic, Iowa City, IA

10 amQuestion and Answer Session
10:10 amBreak
10:20 amPlantar Plate: To Repair or Not to Repair…Is That the Question?
Brad W. Bussewitz, DPM, FACFAS, Steindler Orthopedic Clinic, Iowa City, IA
10:50 amLisfranc Fracture-Dislocation: ORIF versus Primary Fusion 
Jonathan Thompson, DPM, MHA, AACFAS, Orthopedic Center, Mayo Clinic Health System
11:20 amSurgical Assessment and Considerations in Obese Patients and Charcot Deformity
Paul Bishop, DPM, FACFAS, Foot and Ankle Centers, IL
11:50 amSilver Wound Dressings
Kathy Frush, DPM, FACFAS, Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA
12:10 pmQuestion and Answer Session
12:20 pmLunch
1 pmCharcot Surgical Staging: When is it Time to Operate?
Collin Pehde, DPM, FACFAS, UnityPoint Clinic, Wound Healing Center, Methodist Plaza
1:30 pm

Jones Fracture: To Fixate or Not Fixate? 
Robert Yoho, DPM, MS, FACFAS, Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA

2 pm

First MPJ Motion After Implant Arthroplasty
Nathan Coleman, DPM, UnityPoint Foot and Ankle Clinic, Fort Dodge, IA

2:30 pmThe Gastro-Soleal Complex: All You Ever Wanted to Know
Mindi Feilmeier, DPM, FACFAS, Des Moines University, Des Moines, IA
3 pmQuestion and Answer Session
3:30 pmAdjourn

Speakers

  

Paul Bishop, DPM, FACFAS
Foot and Ankle Centers, IL
Biography

Brad W. Bussewitz, DPM, FACFAS
Steindler Orthopedic Clinic, Iowa City, IA
Biography
  
Gage Caudell, DPM, FACFAS
Fort Wayne Orthopedics, IN
Biography
Nathan Colemen, DPM
UnityPoint Foot and Ankle Clinic, Fort Dodge, IA
  
Paul Dayton, DPM, MS, FACFAS 
(Co-Chair)
Des Moines University
Biography
Mindi Feilmeier, DPM, FACFAS  
(Co-Chair)
Des Moines University
Biography
  
Kathy Frush, DPM, FACFAS
Des Moines University
Biography
Daniel J. Hatch, DPM, FACFAS
Foot and Ankle Center of Northern Colorado
Biograph
  
Merrell K. Kauwe, DPM
UnityPoint Foot and Ankle Clinic, Fort Dodge
Collin Pehde, DPM, FACFAS
UnityPoint Clinic, Wound Healing Center, Methodist Plaza
Biography
  
Jonathan Thompson, DPM, MHA, AACFAS
Orthopedic Center, Mayo Clinic Health System
Biography
Robert Yoho, DPM, MS, FACFAS
Des Moines University
Biography

Speaker Disclosure

Everyone in a position to control the content of this educational activity will disclose to the CME provider and to attendees all relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest. They will also disclose if any pharmaceuticals or medical procedures and devices discussed are investigational or unapproved for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Determination of educational content and the selection of speakers is the responsibility of the activity director. Firms providing financial support did not have input in these areas.

  • Relevant to the content of this educational activity, the following individuals they have nothing to disclose.
    • Brad W. Bussewitz, DPM, FACFAS
    • Robert Yoho, DPM, MS, FACFAS
    • Gage Caudell, DPM, FACFAS
    • Jonathan Thompson, DPM, MHA, AACFAS
    • Mindi Feilmeier, DPM, FACFAS
    • Merrell K. Kauwe, DPM
  • Relevant to the content of this educational activity, the following individuals have a relationship to disclose.
    • Daniel Hatch, DPM - Consultant for Treace Medical Concepts
    • Paul Dayton, DPM, MS, FACFAS - Consultant for Treace Medical Concepts and on the speaker's bureau for Biomet Orthopedics.
    • Paul Bishop, DPM, FACFAS - Consultant for Biomet and provides educational support for Orthofix.
    • Collin Pehde, DPM, FACFAS - Consultant for Orthofix

Commercial Support 

THANK YOU to Stryker for supporting the Symposium in the form on an unrestricted educational grant! Without your support this educational activity and the workshop would not be possible. 

Exhibitors

If you’re interested in exhibiting at the Symposium, please contact the DMU CME office at cme@dmu.edu.

Pictures from past Foot and Ankle Surgery Symposiums

Continuing Education Credit

  • DPM: Des Moines University (DMU) is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. DMU has approved this activity for a maximum of 10.75 continuing education contact hours.
  • Other: Attendees will be given a certificate of participation for a maximum of 8.75 continuing education hours.

Cancellation Policy

  • All cancellations must be received in writing at cme@dmu.edu.
  • A nonrefundable administrative fee (50% of registration fee) will be charged for all cancellations.
  • No refunds will be given three (3) business days prior to the activity start date.
  • Cancelled registrations can be transferred to another individual for the same activity. 
  • Individuals who fail to attend the activity (no-shows) will not receive any refund. Forfeited fees may not be applied to any other activity. 
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 10.75 CPME
  • 10.75 CE Contact Hours
Course opens: 
02/09/2015
Course expires: 
04/25/2015
Event starts: 
04/24/2015 - 1:00pm
Event ends: 
04/25/2015 - 3:30pm
Cost:
$10.00
Rating: 
5
Des Moines University
3200 Grand Avenue
Student Education Center Auditorium
Des Moines, IA 50312
United States

Available Credit

  • 10.75 CPME
  • 10.75 CE Contact Hours

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
02/09/2015
Course expires: 
04/25/2015

Price

Cost:
$10.00
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