Updates in Perioperative Medicine: Practical Pearls.

December 10, 2022 | 9am - 4pm EST
Perioperative Testing and Anesthesia Risk Assessment
Scott MacDougall, MD

Cardiac Risk Stratification
Anand Prasad, MD

Perioperative Management of Anticoagulants, Glucosteroids, & DMARDs
Marc Jones, DPM

Patient Safety
Allen Jacobs, DPM

Perioperative Opioid Use in Foot and Ankle Surgery
Kristine Hoffman, DPM

Infection Control
Bryan Roth, DPM

Morning Q&A
Complications Due to a Failure to Communicate
Thomas Merrill, DPM

Perioperative Emergencies
Eric Miller, MD

Perioperative Imaging: What the Podiatrist Wants to Know
Marlene Jbara, MD

Post-Operative Complications
Christy King, DPM

Coleen Napolitano, DPM

Perioperative and Postoperative Management: Moving Beyond Opioids
Brandon Brooks, DPM

Afternoon Q&A
Student Member Outreach on Campus

ACPM Fellows have spent the last several weeks visiting the Podiatry schools throughout the country in an effort to increase awareness about the organization and its student benefits.

Schools visited include:
  • Midwestern University
  • Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine
  • Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
  • Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine
  • Western University

Know students who should join ACPM? Send them this link to join and experience the incredible FREE membership benefits:
Monthly Q&A Case:
What's the Diagnosis

Brief HPI
85 y/o non-diabetic female presented to the clinic complaining of a painless, rapidly growing mass to her left leg. No recent medication changes, traveling or chemical exposures. She lives in Florida and walks outside for daily exercise.

Past Medical History
COPD, hyperlipidemia, PAD

Past Family / Surgical History

Physical Exam
The left leg exam is positive for:
  • Firm, non-tender and rubrous nodule noted to antero-medial leg
  • Nodule measures 2.5 x 3cm, projecting approximately 1cm above the skin surface
  • No erythema, callor or drainage noted to the mass
Fellows on the Podium
This week, the following Fellows will be presenting at the Kent State Annual Southeast National Conference:

James McGuire, DPM, FACPM
Is ABCESS the Key to Good Wound Care? Developing a Holistic Approach to Wound Management

Mark Mendeszoon, DPM, FACPM
Plantar Plate Repairs

H.J. Visser, DPM, FACPM
  • Evaluation and Management of Peronea Tendon Injury
  • The Troublesome TMT 4.5 Joint

Duane Ehredt, DPM, FACPM
  • Endoscopic Calcaneoplasty
  • Hallux Valgus Algorithm
  • Pre, Peri, and Post-operative Considerations in Foot and Ankle Surgery 

Bryan Caldwell, MD, DPM, FACPM
Risk Management in Infectious Disease
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Articles Worth Sharing
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