25th Annual Fall Classic Foot & Ankle Seminar - Cleveland

October 18, 2012

Mark your calendars for one of the premier foot & ankle seminars in the country for October 2012! This will be the 25th anniversary of the Fall Classic and will be highlighted by nationally and internationally recognized experts in the field of foot & ankle medicine and surgery! 

Thursday, October 25th
AAPPM: CONCEPTS IN PRACTICE MANAGEMENT
  • How to Drastically Improve Your Practice Marketing
  • Taking Your Custom-Made Orthotic Device Practice to the Next Level
  • Building Awareness In & Educating Your Referring Physicians Offices
  • RAC Audits 101: CMS's Recovery Audit Contractors are Coming - Is Your Practice Ready?
  • ore Than Meets the Eye
  • The 11 Key Things You Need to Make Your Marketing Much Better
  • Improving Patient Outcomes and Compliance with In-Office Dispensing Workshop (Session is in another room)
  • Referral-Based Marketing; Now Let’s Focus on the Community
  • Lessons Learned
  • You are Not Alone
  • Internet Marketing Workshop (each session 45 minutes)
  • Integrating Social Media into your Practice
  • Winning Strategies to make your Blogging More Effective
  • Billing Compliance 101: How to Identify and Correct Potential Billing-Related Risks in Podiatric Practices
  • Concepts in Ankle Foot Orthotic Technology for an Aging Patient Population: 3 New AFO Tools that You Need to Know About:
    1. The latest AFO designs for the post CVA/Dropfoot patient
    2. The latest AFO design for the severe Posterior Tibial Dysfunction patient
    3. The latest AFO designs for the Falls-Risk patient
 
EVENING LECTURES 7:30 - 9:00pm
  • Motivating Employees and Keeping them Motivated
  • Offloading the Complicated Diabetic Foot:
    Practical Tools to Address Acute and Chronic Foot Deformities in the High-Risk Patient
  • Believe ALL of What You Read
 
Friday, October 26th
FOOT & ANKLE MEDICINE - PART 1
  • Collaborative Effort Between Podiatry and Interventionalist to Treat Critical Limb Ischemia - A Case-Based Approach
  • Lower Extremity Wounds: A Vascular Specialist’s Perspective
  • Pain Management
  • Diabetes Mellitus Overview
  • What’s on the Wound Care Horizon
  • Q & A
 
FOREFOOT SURGERY
  • The Etiology of Hallux Limitus
  • Fifth Metatarsal Fractures
  • Lapidus: Past & Present
  • The Dysfunctional 2nd MTP
  • Interspace Release: Is it Necessary?
  • Q & A
 
TRAUMA OF THE FOOT & ANKLE
  • Pilon Fractures
  • Surgical Management of Osteomyelitis
  • Talar Neck Fractures
  • Open Fractures of the Lower Extremity
  • Philosophy of Malleolar Fractures
  • Arthoscopically-Assisted Minimally Invasive Trauma
 
 
HINDFOOT & ANKLE SURGERY
  • Posterior Malleolar Fractures
  • Management of Cystic OLT with Bulk Allografting
  • Surgery in Neuropathic Fractures
  • Treatment Options in the Stage II Flatfoot
  • Pediatric Knee Pain: The Foot’s Role
  • Q & A
 
Saturday, October 27th
FOOT & ANKLE MEDICINE - PART II
  • Gout of the Lower Extremity: What Should We Do?
 
RECONSTRUCTIVE SURGERY OF THE FOOT & ANKLE
  • Achilles Tendon Injuries
  • Bone Grafting of High-Risk Fusions
  • Lisfranc Injuries and Treatment
  • Salvage of Failed & Malunited Ankle Fractures
  • 1st MTP Fusion
  • Q & A
 
PODIATRIC POTPOURRI
  • Stress Fractures of the Foot and Ankle
  • Selective use of Total Ankle Replacements
  • Subtalar Joint Arthrodesis
  • Lateral Column Lengthening for Flatfoot Reconstruction
  • Juvenile Cartilage Transplantation
  • Lateral Ankle Stabilization
 
Sunday, October 28th
SPECIAL SESSION: MORNING OF THE BIZARRE Moderator: Molly Judge, D.P.M. A series of challenging and unusual case presentations by the Seminar Faculty and Residents of the Greater Northeastern Ohio area. Audience participation is invited and encouraged. Initial presentation and discussion of the case will follow with an outcome presentation and summary of treatment with long-term follow-up outcome. This portion of the seminar is an excellent tool for those preparing for board certification with ABPS or ABPOPPM.