Podiatric Medicine and Surgery Grand Rounds: Arthroscopically Assisted Ankle Fractures

Des Moines, IA US
August 15, 2014

Podiatric grand rounds will include a wide range of case studies regarding foot and ankle surgery and lectures regarding current treatment practices within the practice of podiatric medicine. Current literature will be reviewed and new procedures/treatment options will be shard and critiqued.

Target Audience

Foot and ankle surgeons, podiatric residents and podiatric students in the Des Moines area.

Learning Objectives

  1. Review indications, techniques and pitfalls of arthroscopic surgery.
  2. Review current literature and new procedures/treatment options regarding arthroscopically assisted ankle fractures. 
  3. Discuss guidelines and techniques with arthroscopically assisted ankle fractures.
  4. Identify indications, advantages and disadvantages of arthroscopic versus open ankle fusions.



Eric Barp, DPM, FACFAS earned his Doctor of Podiatric Medicine degree from Des Moines University and completed his residency at Broadlawns Medical Center, Des Moines, where he was chief resident, 2002-2003. Dr. Barp is board-certified in rearfoot reconstructive and ankle surgery and in foot surgery and is a diplomat of the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. In 2005, he was chairman of the Membership Committee of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and manuscript reviewer for the Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, trauma section. Dr. Barp is a board member of the State Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners, which is a governor appointed position, and adjunct assistant professor in Des Moines University’s College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery. He is also a member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Dr. Barp practices with The Iowa Clinic in Des Moines. 

Relevant to the content of this educational activity, Dr. Barp indicated he is a consultant for Orthohelix. 

Continuing Education Credit

Des Moines University (DMU) is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a sponsor of continuing education in podiatric medicine. DMU has approved this activity for a maximum of 1.0 continuing education contact hours.

Commercial Support

No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity.


There is no cost to attend.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
  • 1.00 CPME
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
08/15/2014 - 6:30pm CDT
Event ends: 
08/15/2014 - 7:30pm CDT
Iowa Methodist Medical Center
1200 Pleasant Street
Education and Research Center
Des Moines, IA 50309
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
  • 1.00 CPME


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