Highly regarded as one of the worlds finest limb salvage events Diabetic Limb Salvage (DLS) brings together the worlds most eminent lower limb specialists for an unforgettable meeting. Held in Washington D.C. in the fall of every year, DLS features live lectures, live hospital tours and live real-time surgical events where the world can interact with the operating theater!
REGISTRATION FEE – $445 USDPORTAL Education is proud to present DLS 2011 as a Live, Online, and Interactive event. This fee includes full conference registration to all three days of the event. You may log in and view/interact at anytime. Please note PORTAL Education only broadcasts the MAIN AUDITORIUM events live and on demand. For DLS 2011 we will attempt to make available the Vascular Symposium as an on demand event after the conference is complete. Workshops and other non-CME events not in the main auditorium may not be broadcast.
EVENT DATEThis event will be broadcast from Washington D.C. 22nd through the 24th of September 2011. Please note your local timezones as this event is being broadcast LIVE from Washington D.C. On demand video will be available immediately following each day of the event for re-watching at anytime.
* LIVE viewing of all main auditorium lectures with the ability to ask questions in real time simply by typing them!
* On Demand viewing of lectures, so if you miss it live you can watch it again at anytime immediately after it has occurred.
* Tracking, logging and registration of online event attendance for CME points claiming.
COURSE DESCRIPTIONGeorgetown University Hospital’s Team Approach to Diabetic Limb Salvage conference is intended to better equip each member of the health care team with the education and resources needed to heal wounds and prevent amputations.
It features a prominent multidisciplinary faculty that promotes the importance of every member of the team. The course is designed for health care practitioners of all specialties and promotes an evidence-based approach.
The meeting format will include didactic lectures, hands-on workshops, specialty symposia, and live surgical case demonstrations for the purpose of providing a live interactive learning experience.
CONFERENCE OBJECTIVESThis course will enhance the background, knowledge and skills of attendees in the science of diabetic limb salvage. At the conclusion of this CME activity, participants should be able to:
▲ discuss the public health crisis of diabetic limb loss
▲ discuss the pain of sensory loss and non-compliance
▲ discuss the options in vascular interventional technology and techniques, both surgical and endovascular
▲ discuss the complexities of biomechanics, limb salvage, the problem wound, wound based infection, preserving limb length
▲ cite the financial and social impact of diabetic limb salvage and amputation
▲ integrate into their practices the knowledge obtained through the didactic lectures, workshops and live surgical cases.
ACCREDITATIONInternational Conference Management, Inc., is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a sponsor of continuing medical education in podiatric medicine. International Conference Management, Inc. has approved this conference for a maximum of 25.5 continuing medical education contact hours of CPME credit.. Fully accredited online for Australian and U.S. Podiatrists who can claim the full amount of CME points as if they were attending in person.
The Royal Australian College of Surgeons has approved this conference for CPD. Fellows who participate can claim one point per hour (maximum 17 points) in Category 4: Maintenance of Clinical Knowledge and Skills towards 2011 CPD totals.
The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners has approved this conference for CPD. Fellows who participate can claim 20 points in Category 2.