HMP Global launches program of great talks and updates focused on diabetic foot syndrome

HMP Global launches program of great talks and updates focused on diabetic foot syndrome

“These unique debate-style lectures provide a comprehensive learning experience covering the latest scientific updates and emerging controversial issues in different fields,” said Tiffney Oliver, Vice President, Wound Care Learning Network, HMP Education.

HMP Global, the omnichannel leader in healthcare events and education, today announced the launch of a new program offering professionals who treat diabetic foot syndrome the opportunity to discuss the most controversial about treatment options and to learn from each other.

The Great Diabetic Foot Talks and Updates will be held December 2-3 in San Antonio, TX. The unique debate-style format will feature dynamic presentations and interactive debates, while delving into the long history of podiatric culture in San Antonio.

“The agenda will feature a mix of clinical updates and lively debates on provocative scientific topics impacting the field, including emerging concepts and treatment options for the diabetic foot,” said Dr. Lawrence A. Lavery, UT professor, UT board-certified podiatrist. Southwestern Medical Center and event co-chair. “We are thrilled to lead this inaugural event and provide a unique interactive experience for attendees, with multiple networking opportunities with faculty, industry and colleagues.”

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the podiatry residency program at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at San Antonio, Lavery said, a milestone that will be celebrated at the GDU in Diabetic Foot event.

“There is a rich history of podiatric culture and diabetic foot research in Texas,” said Dr. Lee C. Rogers, event co-chair and chief of podiatry and associate professor in the Department of Orthopedics at the University of Texas Health. “The Diabetic Foot Ulcer Staging System is a proven, effective and widely used staging system for predicting lower extremity hospitalization and amputation. We look forward to discussing these and other important treatment tools and techniques during the new program. »

GDU in Diabetic Foot is designed for the wide range of healthcare professionals who diagnose and manage diabetic foot, including podiatrists, wound care physicians, physiotherapists, physicians-in-training, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants. The in-person meeting will provide attendees with more opportunities for networking and dialogue with colleagues and faculty experts.

“The GDU brand offers a one-of-a-kind educational experience,” said Tiffney Oliver, Vice President, Wound Care Learning Network, HMP Education. “These unique debate-style lectures provide a comprehensive learning experience covering the latest scientific updates and emerging controversial issues in different fields. We are excited to introduce the GDU brand through extensive training in the management and treatment of diabetic foot. »

GDU in Diabetic Foot offers a maximum of 9 continuing education credit hours. Exhibit space, attendee engagement options and branding opportunities are available for organizations interested in participating in the event.

For more information or to register, visit gdudiabeticfoot.com.

About HMP Global

HMP Global is the force behind Healthcare Made Practical – and is an omnichannel leader in healthcare content, events and education, with a mission to improve patient care. The company produces accredited medical education events – in-person and online through its proprietary VRTX virtual platform – and clinically relevant, evidence-based content for the global healthcare community in a range of therapeutic areas. Its brands include the HMP Global Learning Network, the most comprehensive source of healthcare news and information; Psych Congress, the largest independent mental health meeting in the United States; the evolution of psychotherapy, the world’s largest independent educational event for mental health professionals; the Leipzig Interventional Course (LINC), the world’s leading gathering for interdisciplinary cardiovascular specialists; EMS World Expo, the largest EMT and paramedic event in North America; and the Symposium on Advanced Wound Care (SAWC), the largest wound care meeting in the world. For more information, visit hmpglobal.com.

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Ryan H. Bowman