Scott Alter, DPM Memorial Lecture Series 3-9-24
WEST PENN HOSPITAL
SCOTT ALTER, DPM, MEMORIAL LECTURE SERIES
8:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
4 Contact Hours
Saturday, March 9, 2024
Fee: $500 for six (6) sessions or $100 each session
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Debbie Hoffman, Residency Coordinator
West Penn Hospital, Foot & Ankle Residency,
4800 Friendship Avenue, North Tower, First Floor
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
Who Should Attend:
Foot & Ankle surgeons, podiatrists, orthopedic surgeons and other health care providers involved in the clinical and surgical management of the foot and ankle.
Intent and Objectives:
Attendees will develop a comprehensive understanding of “state-of-the-art” principles and techniques of foot and ankle surgery.
Attendees will understand principles of managing complications and limb-salvage.
Attendees will understand the use and application of emerging techniques involving orthobiologics, arthroscopy, endoscopy, total ankle replacement, intramedullary fixation, external fixation, and cartilage replacement.
Attendees will understand new concepts and techniques utilized in the management of complex diabetic lower extremity problems such as Charcot, ankle fractures, osteomyelitis and significant soft tissue deficits.
Attendees will understand the management of foot and ankle trauma including ankle fractures, calcaneal fractures, forefoot fractures, ankle sprains and osteochondral lesions of the talus.
Each four hour course is awarded 4.0 credit hours.
The Western Pennsylvania Hospital is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine.
The Western Pennsylvania Hospital has approved this activity for a maximum of four (4) continuing education contact hours.