2007 Meeting Information

National Podiatric Medical Association
Annual Scientific Conference
July 25-29, 2007
18 CME Contact Hours Applied For

Hotel Reservations
Westin Casuarina Hotel, Casino and Spa

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$129.00 single/double accommodations
Reservations must be made before July 2, 2007.
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Meeting Registration
$250.00 - Members $650.00 Non-Members
Meeting Registration increases after 7/1/07
Cancellations must be written and received before July 15, 2007
A $25.00 non-refundable Cancellation Fee will apply
NO REFUNDS after July 1, 2007
18 CME Contact Hours Applied For

After July 1, 2007 Registration Fees will increase
Member Registration is $300.00
Non-Member Registration is $700.00
These amounts will also apply on-site.

Exhibitor Information:
Download the Vendor Exhibit Table Application. The deadline for applications is June 15, 2007.

  • Vendor Exhibit Table Application
Westin Casuarina Hotel, Casino and Spa
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Thursday and Friday. 7:30a.m. to 3:00p.m.
Attendance sign in daily 7:30a.m. and 12:30 daily at Registration Desk
Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
Thursday and Friday 7:30a.m. to 8:00a.m.
Exhibit Hall Hours
Thursday July 26 - 8:00a.m. to 3:00p.m.
Friday July 27 - 8:00a.m. to 3:00p.m.
Saturday, July 28 - 8:00a.m. to Noon

Wednesday, July 25, 2007
7:00p.m.        Executive Board Meeting
9:00p.m.        NPMA Hospitality Suite


Thursday, July 26, 2007
7:30 - 8:00        Welcome - Kirk Geter, DPM - President, NPMA
Carlos F. Smith, DPM - Scientific Co-Chairperson
8:00 - 9:00        Diabetic Foot and Wound Update
Qeena C. Woodard, DPM
9:00 - 10:00        Charcot Arthropathy vs. Osteomyelitis
Kirk Geter, DPM
10:00 - 10:15        BREAK
10:15 - 11:00        Biomechanical Scanning Workshop
Neil Horsley, DPM
11:00 - 11:45        Biomechanical Scanning Workshop
Neil Horsley, DPM
11:45 - 12:45        BOX LUNCH - WITH EXHIBITORS
12:45 - 1:45        Radiographic Interpretations
Darren Vigee, DPM
1:45 - 3:45        Soft Tissue & Bone Pathology
Cutaneous Biopsy Techniques Workshop
Bradley Bakotic, DPM, DO

Friday, July 27, 2007
7:30 - 8:00        Welcome and Meeting Updates
Kirk Geter, DPM
8:00 - 9:00        Neuromas: How Common are They?
Morris Stribliing, DPM
9:00 - 10:00        Subtalar Arthroreisis
Barton Horsley, DPM
10:00 - 10: 15        BREAK - VISIT EXHIBITORS
10:15 - 11:15        Rearfoot Surgery Workshop
Barton Horsley, DPM
11:15 - 12:15        Podiatric Legislation: How does it Benefit my Practice?
Jondelle B. Jenkins, DPM
12:15 - 1:15        LUNCH ON YOUR OWN
1:15 - 2:15        Student Symposium
Karona Mason, DPM, Moderator
2:15 - 3:15        Student Poster Presentation
SNPMA Student Scholarship Winner
Karona Mason, DPM Moderator
3:30 - 4:30        NPMA General Business Session
6:00 - 12:00        Awards Banquet

Saturday July 28, 2007
8:00 - 10:00        Practice Management: Things Doctors Need to Know
Denardo Dunham, DPM, MBA
10:00 - 10:15        BREAK
10:15 -12:15        Edward Glaser, DPM
12:15 - 2:15        Scientific Research and Podiatric Advancements
Carlos F. Smith, DPM

The National Podiatric Medical Association is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a Sponsor of Continuing Education in Podiatric Medicine.

This year's Scientific Program will provide the attendee an opportunity to increase and enhance their skills in diagnosis, evaluation and improve the overall treatment of the podiatric patient.

Surgical skills are addressed and, new this year, we cover topics that will meet the needs of new practioners while providing the most prolific practioners an introduction to new methods that address patient care issues such as EMR, Radiographic and Biomechanical technologies and overall practice management techniques.

Our Scientific Objectives

Upon completion of this conference, the attendee will:

  • Understand newer methods of identifying and treating Charcot Arthropathy and Osteomyelitis.
  • Provide better patient care and outcomes when treating Charcot Arthropathy and Osteomyelitis
  • Recognize the latest approaches to assessment and therapeutic management of diabetic patients
  • Recognize and assess the complications that affect wound healing in diabetic patients
  • Understand radiographic imaging and the various modalities used.
  • Have a better understanding of how to biopsy cutaneous lesions.
  • Learn how to recognize malignant from benign neoplasms.
  • Understand and perform advanced techniques in Rearfoot surgical procedures.
  • Understand the ramifications of current legislative activity as it relates to podiatric patient care.
  • Develop internal systems within their practices to correlate with upcoming medical record technology and practice management.
  • Review the latest scientific advancements in podiatric research.
  • Enhance skills in diagnosis of surgical techniques and removal of neuromas.
  • Diagnose biomechanical conditions and learn to properly scan the foot for proper fitting of inlays.
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