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The MedStar Georgetown 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.
This 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. Target Audience: This program has been planned, designed, and is intended for Diabetes & Wound Healing Specialists • Vascular Surgeons • Orthopaedic Surgeons • Podiatric Surgeons • Plastic Surgeons • Endocrinologists • PCPs • Infectious Disease Specialists • Cardiovascular & Endovascular Specialists • NPs • PTs • RNs • CDEs • Peripheral Nerve Specialists • the entire team who work on the diabetic foot and limb salvage.
There may be many networking opportunities at the Diabetic Limb Salvage (DLS). Find out more in the event details below.
|Conference/Event Dates:||10/10/2013 - 10/12/2013|
|Conference/Event Hours:||8:00-6:00 Thursday; 7:00-6:15 Friday; 7:00-5:30 Saturday|
|Expo/Exhibit Dates:||10/10/2013 - 10/12/2013|
|Expo/Exhibit Hours:||4:00 Friday; 9:45-3:00-8:00; Thursday; 9:00|
|First Move-In Date:||10/09/2013|
|Other Industries:||Diabetes, Professional Healthcare|
|Audience:||Target Audience: Diabetes and Wound Healing Specialists, Vascular Surgeons, Orthopaedic Surgeons, Podiatric Surgeons, Plastic Surgeons, Endocrinologists, FPs, Infectious Disease Specialists, Cardiovascular & Endovascular Specialists, NPs, PTs, RNs, CDEs, Peripheral Nerve Specialists and the entire team that works on the diabetic foot and on limb salvage.|
|Venue:||JW Marriott Pennsylvania Ave|
|Venue Phone:||(800) 266-9432|
|Venue Type:||Indoor - Hotel|
|Official Conference Hotel:||JW Marriott Washington, DC|
|Conference Hotel URL:||www.experiencejw.com|
|Number of Exhibitors:||65 (Previous Year)|
|Exhibit Floorplan:||Click Here|
|Exhibitor Prospectus:||Click Here|
|Sponsorship Details:||Please see our website for full sponsorship details. http://www.dlsconference.com/exhibitors.html|
|Booth Size||Booth Cost||Available Amenities|
|10' x 20' in Capitol Ballroom||$75,000||Electricity:||Yes||- Variable Pricing|
|10' x 20' in Capitol Ballroom||$60,000||Water:||Yes||Price: Have to contact hotel for information.|
|10' x 10' in Capitol Ballroom||$40,000||Generator:||Yes||Price: Have to contact hotel for information and pricing.|
|10' x 10' in Capitol Ballroom||$30,000||Marketing Vehicles Allowed:||Call|
|Other Booth Sizes Available: Yes|
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Funding for the 2012 conference was provided by education grants from: Abbott Vascular, Boston Scientific, Covidien, Fashek Foundation, Medtronic, Monarch Labs, Organogenesis.
Additional Underwriting was provided by the following exhibitors: Aastrom Biosciences, Abbott Vascular, ACell, American Board of Wound Management, Antilly Aid, Aranz Medical Limited, Arobella Medical, Atrium Medical, Bacterin International Holdings, Bard Peripheral Vascular, Bayer HealthCare, Biocomposites, Boston Scientific, BSN Medical, Cardiovascular Systems, Inc, Celleration Cordis, Covidien, CryoLife, Derma Sciences, DJO Global, Edwards LifeSciences, Gore & Associates, Healogics, Healthpoint Biotherapeutics, HMP Communications, IMS Medical Equipment, Innovative Therapies, Integra LifeSciences, KCI, LifeCell, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Medical Solutions Supplier, MedStreaming, Merck, Mölnlycke Health Care, Nascott Orthotics & Prosthetics, National Baromedical Services, Organogenesis, Pamlab, PathoGenius Progressive Wound, Perry Baromedical, Pfizer, PuriCore, Sanofi Biosurgery, Sechrist Industries, Semler Scientific, Shire Regenerative Medicine, Smith & Nephew, Spectranetics, Spiracur, SteadMed Medical, Stryker Orthopaedics, Tekscan, Väsamed, Volcano Corporation, Wright Medical Technology.
In Kind Support provided by: Atlantic Medical Books and Educational Materials.
Please visit our website for 2013 supporters. http://www.dlsconference.com/exhibitors.html