July 2011

ACFAOM announces October dates for 2011 annual conference in Orlando

The annual American College of Foot & Ankle Orthopedics & Medicine (ACFAOM) conference, scheduled for October 27 through 30 at the Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek in Orlando, FL, will feature the latest information for clinicians involved in the nonsurgical care of patients with lower extremity conditions, including biomechanics, medicine, dermatology, and wound management.

The conference is approved for 21 CME credits for DPMs by the Council for Podiatric Medical Education and for 21 CE credits for pedorthists, orthotists, and therapeutic shoe fitters by the American Board for Certification in Orthotics, Prosthetics & Pedorthics.

Presenting faculty will include Kevin Kirby, DPM, Simon Spooner, PhD, Bruce Williams, DPM, Jeffrey Robbins, DPM, and Kathleen Satterfield, DPM. Their presentations will combine case-based interactive learning, short clinically focused talks, and hands-on workshops. The 2011 conference also will feature special workshops on diagnostic ultrasound, billing and coding, and electronic medical records and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. There are opportunities for members to present their clinical research in oral papers sessions. In addition to the educational events, the weekend also will feature 40 exhibition booths and several social events.

Visit www.acfaom.org for program details and registration.

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