June 1-3, 2017

Ramada Parc Hotel, Ramada Plaza Hotel
Bucharest, Romania

The 1st National Congress

With international participation

2 days of intensive workshops and state of the art lectures for physicians and nurses

About Us

2017 Congress of Podiatry is the premier international, interdisciplinary diabetic foot congress organized in Romania by the Association of Podiatry. The congress has the intention to put together physicians from different fields of medicine, from different specialties, all of them involved in foot care, especially in diabetic foot care, for developing the multidisciplinary team so necessary for foot care. The congress has also the intention to put together physicians and nurses for developing the real team in the benefit of the patients.

The main course of the congress is designed for the wide spectrum of generalists and specialists who diagnose and manage the diabetic foot. Didactic talks, panel discussions, Q&A sessions, specialty symposia and workshops will delve into diagnostic and interventional strategies for diabetic foot ulcers and amputation prevention. Featuring a world-renowned international faculty, 2017 Congress of Podiatry offers the opportunity to review state-of-the-art concepts and techniques.

Program

Thursday, the 1st of June 2017 Joi, 1 iunie 2017
12:00 - 18:00 Registration of participants / Înregistrarea participanţilor
19:00 - 20:00 Opening ceremony / Ceremonia de deschidere
20:00 - 22:00 Welcome Dinner & Networking / Cină
 
Friday, the 2nd of June 2017 Vineri, 2 iunie 2017 Terra Grand Ballroom
Chairmen / Moderatori: Lee C. Rogers, David G. Armstrong
09:00 - 09:10 Introduction of the faculty / Introducerea speakerilor
09:10 - 09:40 Standard of Care for DFUs
Standard de îngrijire pentru ulcerațiile piciorului diabetic
Lee C. Rogers, USA
09:40 - 10:10 A dvanced Care for DFUs
Îngrijirea avansată pentru ulcerațiile piciorului diabetic
Lee C. Rogers, USA
10:10 - 10:40 Making Prevention Pay
Cum poate deveni prevenția rentabilă
David G. Armstrong, USA
10:40 - 11:00 Coffee break / Pauză de cafea
Chairmen / Moderatori: Lee C. Rogers, David G. Armstrong, Andrew Boulton
11:00 - 12:00 Challenge the Experts – Case Review
Sesiunea experților – Evaluare de caz
Lee C. Rogers, USA
all faculty, moderated by / toţi speakerii, moderator
12:00 - 12:30 Stepwise Approach to the Surgical and
Medical Management of Diabetic Foot Infections
David G. Armstrong, USA
12:30 - 13:00 The Diabetic Lower Limb – a forty year journey: from clinical observation to clinical science
Piciorul diabetic - o călătorie de 40 de ani: de la observații clinice la știință clinică
Andrew Boulton, UK
13:00 - 13:45 Lunch & Networking / Pauză de prânz
Chairmen / Moderatori: Lee C. Rogers, David G. Armstrong, Andrew Boulton
13:45 - 14:00 Charcot foot
Piciorul Charcot
Paula Pavel, Romania
Case Study / Prezentare de caz
14:00 - 14:30 The Charcot foot in Diabetes
Piciorul Charot în Diabet
Lee C. Rogers, USA
14:30 - 15:30 Challenge the Experts – Case Review
Sesiunea experților – Evaluare de caz
David G. Armstrong, USA
all faculty, moderated by / toţi speakerii, moderator
15:30 - 15:50 Coffee break / Pauză de cafea
Chairmen / Moderatori: Lee C. Rogers, David G. Armstrong, Andrew Boulton
15:50 - 16:05 Peripheral arterial disease
Boala arterială periferică
Paula Pavel, Romania
Case Study / Prezentare de caz
16:05 - 16:35 Classification of the Threatened Limb- Wound, Ischemia, Foot Infection (WIFI)
Clasificarea pericolului de leziune a membrelor, ischemie, infecție a piciorului
David G. Armstrong, USA
16:35 - 16:50 Foot involvement from the Rheumatologist's perspective
Piciorul în practica reumatologului
Maria - Magdalena Tămaş, Romania
Case Study / Prezentare de caz
16:50 - 17:10 Patient education for the prevention of diabetic foot who, when and how? Cornelia Bala, Romania
17:10 - 17:25 Nurses and podiatry
Asistenții medicali și podiatria
Carmen Mazilu, Romania
17:25 - 18:25 Panel “Ask Me Anything” (AMA)
Panelul „Întreabă-mă orice”
Lee C. Rogers, USA
all faculty, moderated by / toţi speakerii, moderator
19:00 - 22:00 Dinner & Networking / Cina
 
Saturday, the 3rd of June 2017 Sâmbătă, 3 iunie 2017 Terra Grand Ballroom
Chairmen / Moderatori: Jan Reilly, Frank Bowling
09:00 - 09:10 Introduction of the faculty / Introducerea speakerilor
09:10 - 09:25 Diabetic Foot in Romania
Piciorul diabetic în România
Ioan A. Vereşiu, Romania
Case Study / Prezentare de caz
09:25 - 09:40 Diabetic Foot Infections
Infecțiile piciorului diabetic
Eduard Catrina, Romania
Case Study / Prezentare de caz
09:40 - 09:55 Diabetic neuropathy screening and foot examination
Screeningul neuropatiei diabetice și examinarea piciorului
Raluca Popescu, Romania
Case Study / Prezentare de caz
09:55 - 10:20 Surgical Management of the Diabetic Foot
Managementul chirurgical al piciorului diabetic
Frank Bowling, UK
10:20 - 10:40 The adult acquired flat foot
Piciorul plat dobândit la vârsta adultă
Mark Tagoe, UK
10:40 - 11:00 Coffee break / Pauză de cafea
Chairmen / Moderatori: Ioan A. Vereșiu, Mark Tagoe
11:00 - 11:30 From IWGDF - implementation group to D-Foot International: global podiatry care and protective shoes for everybody and everywhere
De grupul de implementare IWGDF la D-Foot International: îngrijire podiatrică globală și pantofi de protecție pentru toată lumea și peste tot
Kristien van Acker, Belgium
11:30 - 12:00 The Value of Care by a Podiatrist
Valorea îngrijirii de către un podiatru
Matthew G. Garoufalis, USA
12:00 - 12:30 Rheumatology: the first ray and the Podiatrist
Reumatologia: prima rază și podiatrul
Jan Reilly, UK
12:30 - 12:45 The screening for peripheral artery disease
Screeningul bolii arteriale periferice
Georgeta Inceu, Romania
Case Study / Prezentare de caz
12:45 - 13:00 Panel Discussions
Discuţii
Frank Bowling, UK / Matthew G. Garoufalis, USA
all faculty, moderated by / toţi speakerii, moderator
13:00 - 13:50 Lunch & Networking / Pauză de prânz
Chairmen / Moderatori: Matthew G. Garoufalis, Dave Dunning
13:50 - 14:20 Footwear is your job! The role of medical devices in podiatric practice
Footwear is your job! Rolul dispozitivelor medicale în practica podiatrică
Daniel Petcu, Romania
14:20 - 14:50 The Necessity for the Podiatry Profession
Necesitatea profesiei de podiatru
Cynthia Formosa, Malta
14:50 - 15:20 The Necessity for the Podiatry Profession
Necesitatea profesiei de podiatru
Alfred Gatt, Malta
15:20 - 15:50 Podiatry in sport medicine
Podiatria în medicina sportivă
Ganesh Baliah, UK
15:50 - 16:20 A Personal Journey into Podiatry
O călătorie personală în podiatrie
Andreea Reilly, UK
16:20 - 16:40 Coffee break / Pauză de cafea
Chairmen / Moderatori: Alfred Gatt, Cynthia Formosa
16:40 - 17:10 Foot and ankle examination. Gait analysis.
Examenul piciorului și al gleznei. Analiza mersului.
Iulia Catana, Kuwait
17:10 - 17:25 What is Podiatry?
Ce este podiatria?
David N. Dunning, UK
17:25 - 18:10 Why a podiatrist for the care of the diabetic foot?
De ce un podiatru în îngrijirea piciorului diabetic?
Norina Gâvan, Romania
18:10 - 18:20 Closing ceremony / Ceremonia de închidere
18:20 - 19:00 Releasing the Certificates of Attendance / Eliberarea certificatelor de participare
19:00 - 22:00 Dinner & Networking / Cină
 
Workshops - Ramada Europe Room
09:00 - 10:30 Biomechanical foot notions
Noțiuni de biomecanică a piciorului
Iulia Drăgoi, Romania
Workshop supported by Vasyli / Atelier susținut de firma Vasyli
11:00 - 12:30 Hidroterapia - Succes în doi pași!
Tratamentul modern pentru rănile care nu se vindecă
Alina Tigau, Romania
Workshop supported by Vasyli / Atelier susținut de firma Vasyli

Continuing Medical Education



Matthew G. Garoufalis



Andrew JM Boulton



Mark Tagoe



Ian Reilly



Lee C. Rogers



Lawrence A. Lavery



David G. Armstrong



Frank Bowling



Kristien van Aker



Cynthia Formosa



Alfred Gatt

The debates and the lectures of the Congress of Podiatry are in the interest of the physicians from the specialties of diabetes, surgery, vascular surgery, dermatology, ortopedy, neurology, reumatology. Parallel session will be organized for nurses and phisiokinetotherapists. All the topics aim the increase of the awareness of podiatry, of foot care in health care professionals and nevertheless in the general population. Diabetic foot field is a full day topic due to the continously increase of number of people with diabetes and also due to the high rate of amputation in same population.

  1. Increase the awareness of podiatry and foot care in health care professionals and general population
  2. Identify updated information to provide patient care in diabetic foot care.
  3. Explain new techniques in collaborating and communicating when working with teams to ensure best practices in patient care, education and research in foot care.
  4. Apply quality improvement in areas in foot care.
  5. Utilize updated information as outlined in program as related to foot care and diseases.
  6. Outline on new techniques and studies along with innovative approaches related to patient care, medical knowledge, practice-based learning and improvement, and system based practices.

Testimonials

"Podiatrists understand how the foot works, they are the foot scientists par excellence. It is with great enthusiasm that the International Federation of Podiatrists supports the Romanian Association for podiatry in their efforts of recognizing podiatry as a health care profession and this for the benefit of patients with foot and ankle ailments."

Caroline Teugels, Executive Director FIP-IFP

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for the year of 2017.

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Map & Directions

June 1-3, 2017
Ramada Parc Hotel, Ramada Plaza Hotel
Bucuresti, Romania

Asociatia de Podiatrie,
Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
Phone:+40 743 999 333
Fax:+40 264 438 359
Email:secretariat@podiatrie.ro