11th Annual Vascular Surgery & Wound Innovations CME Course

by Columbia Surgery on April 1, 2013

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Course: Innovations & Controversies in Complex Vascular Interventions & Wound Management: Emphasis on Advanced Arterial Interventions, Non-healing Wound Management, Venous Procedures, and Podiatric Therapies

Date: May 9, 2013 – May 11, 2013

Location: The Marriott Marquis, NYC
1535 Broadway at 45th Street
New York, NY 10036
Program Directors: James F. McKinsey, MD

Oscar Alvarez, PhD
Danielle Bajakian, MD
Tzvi Bar-David, DPM
Michael Silane, MD

This symposium is a two and a half day educational event for clinicians involved in the management of vascular diseases, wound care, and podiatric problems. Our nationally recognized faculty will address issues in current clinical practice, complications and pitfalls of newer technologies, and discuss the evolution of the field. Lecture topics will include:

      • Indications, techniques, and results of surgical and endovascular options for complex lower extremity revascularization and limb salvage
      • Medical and surgical principles in treating the infected foot with soft tissue and/or bone involvement
      • Surgical and endovascular best practices and techniques for the treatment of carotid artery disease
      • Current devices and techniques for the repair of thoracic and abdominal aortic aneurysms
      • Principles of wound healing and discuss decision making with the most current available modalities to heal chronic wounds
      • Medical and surgical decision-making principles in the management of the neuropathic foot including bracing, reconstruction, and medication selection

For complete course details and to register, please visit our event page.

This activity is designed for vascular surgeons, cardiothoracic surgeons, general surgeons, interventional cardiologists, vascular interventional radiologists, podiatrists, wound care specialists, visiting nurses/technicians, OR vascular nurses, fellows-in-training, vascular laboratory technicians, and radiologic technologists.

For more information, please contact Nina Scatton, Program Coordinator, at (201)346-7009 or njs2144@columbia.edu

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MR. GERALD J. GAMBALE June 5, 2013 at 6:47 pm

Good Evening:
I attended both days ( May 9th & 10th ) at the Marriott Marquis for the 11th annual
wound care symposium. I completed the questionaire form that was sent to me
via e-mail and have not received my cme’s for such. I would appreciate it if you would let me know when will I received those credits. I attended the podiatric
Sincerely yours,
Gerald Gambale

MR. GERALD J. GAMBALE June 5, 2013 at 6:50 pm

As usual, the lectures were excellent and I want to thank you for inviting me, every year.
Thank your,
Gerald Gambale

Columbia Surgery June 6, 2013 at 9:44 am

Mr. Gambale,

Thank you for your positive feedback of the course! We always love hearing from participants.

Per your question about receiving your CME credits: we have forwarded your inquiry onto Ms. Nina Scatton, Program Coordinator for the course, as she will best be able to assist you. She assured me she will be in contact with you shortly.

Please let me know if I can help you with anything further. Best regards.

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