WSPMA 2019 Conference

April 5–7  |  Hotel Murano  |  Tacoma, WA

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Friday, April 5

Please note: the assistants' agenda and presentations are subject to change



7:30 – 8:00 AM


8:00 – 8:30 AM

Improving Patient Compliance with Wound Care Dressings by Innovative Video Education
Lee Rogers, DPM

This lecture will cover technologically advanced methods of educating patients and caregivers how to change wound dressings at home and modify their activities of daily living to promote good wound healing.

8:30 – 9:15 AM

Is Fish Skin the Next Big Thing in the Sea of Grafts for Diabetic Foot Wounds?
Lee Rogers, DPM

This lecture will provide a brief review of current grafts available for wound healing and introduce the provider to the benefits of new class of graft, fish skin for healing wounds.

9:15 – 10:00 AM

ABCs of Tendon Transfers
Tony Kim, DPM

This lecture will review indication for tendon transfer. We will review the techniques of tendon repair and anchoring. Cases will be presented with post-operative care.  

10:00 – 10:30 AM Break with Exhibitors
10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Reversing the Opioid Epidemic and Providing Better Pain Care
Gary Franklin, MD

Dr Franklin will describe the origins of the opioid epidemic and strategic paths to reverse it in Washington State and nationally. This discussion will also include updates on the State's new opioid regulations.

12:00 – 1:00 PM Lunch Break
1:00 – 2:00 PM

Current Topics in Dermatology
Dock Dockery, DPM

2:00 – 3:00 PM

Panel Discussion: How Does Your Software Make Your Job Easier?
Timothy Grace, DPM
Tony Kim, DPM
Joel Hix, DPM

3:00 – 3:30 PM

Break with Exhibitors

3:30 – 4:30 PM

Opioid Updates
Randy Anderson, DPM

4:30 – 5:30 PM

Clinical Applications of PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) Injections
Joe Hall, DPM

6:00 – 7:00 PM

Cocktail Reception with Exhibitors and Entertainment


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