Symposium Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Identify strategies for advancing wound care as a professional practice and career.
  • Employ an interdisciplinary approach to wound prevention, treatment and limb salvage.
  • Describe the comprehensive management of patients with venous and diabetic wounds.
  • Provide optimal healthcare delivery through improved understanding payment schema, healthcare reform
    and the use of novel wound care delivery technologies that allow for better wound care documentation.
  • Implement the latest best-practice strategies to prevent and manage pressure ulcers.
  • Develop a systematic approach for assessing patients with skin problems.
  • Describe various factors that inhibit wound healing including medical comorbidities, commonly used drugs and devices and patient behavioral challenges.
  • Review challenging cases of difficult-to-heal wounds in which current and emerging wound therapies were used.
  • Assess existing evidence-based criteria for efficacy of commonly used wound care treatments, including negative pressure wound therapy and hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
  • Illustrate the differences between acute and post-acute care services and organizations and describe how to better coordinate care across the spectrum.



The 2017 NY Wound Care Symposium is designed for the interdisciplinary team of physicians, physical therapists, researchers, scientists and podiatrists, involved in wound healing or wound care issues. The symposium will provide attendees who study and treat wounds across all practice settings state-of-the-art clinical reviews and emerging research findings.

To view a full agenda and additional information visit:

Target Audience


This conference is designed for physicians, researchers, scientists and podiatrists across all practice settings involved in the prevention, treatment and management of patients with wounds, and those interested in the latest research findings that are relevant to tissue repair and wound care.


Podiatrists Continuing Education

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the standards and requirements for approval of providers of continuing education in podiatric medicine through the New York College of Podiatric Medicine.

The New York College of Podiatric Medicine (NYCPM) is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. The NYCPM has approved this live activity for a maximum of 8.5 Continuing Education Contact Hours.

Participation Requirements for Obtaining CME credit​

  1. Sign in for morning and afternoon session
  2. Complete Program Evaluation survey by logging in to:
  3. PLEASE NOTE: URL available beginning June 19, 2017
  4. Click DONE at end of survey to ensure all response are recorded
  5. Certificate will be emailed to you
    4-6 weeks after completion of the survey

If you have any questions, please contact Audrey Negron at the New York College of Podiatry: or call 212-410-8068