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Industry-Supported Symposia Agenda

Day 1 I Friday, December 2, 2022

10:50 AM - 11:50 AM

Industry-Supported CME Symposium: Addressing PAD and CLI in Patients with Diabetes: Strategies for Diagnosis and Optimal Multidisciplinary Management
Presented by: Rodica Busui, MD, PhD; John Evans, DPM, FACFAS, DABFAS, DABPM; George Pliagas, MD

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the relationship between DM and PAD/CLI
  • Assess the challenges associated with diagnosing PAD in patients with DM
  • Evaluate the safety/efficacy profiles of DOAC therapies for PAD/CLI and their effects on major adverse events

Supported by an educational grant from Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., administered by Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC

1:50 PM - 2:50 PM

Industry-Supported CME Symposium: An Integrated Approach to Managing Complex Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Presented by: Christopher Barrett, DPM, CWS, MAPWCA; Ralph Napolitano, DPM, CWSP, FACFAS

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize the clinical burden of diabetic foot ulcers (DFUs) on patient quality of life and economics
  • Examine the clinical efficacy, safety, and cost-effectiveness of various advanced therapies for DFU management (dressings, negative pressure wound therapy, hybrid drapes)
  • Develop an effective strategy for managing complex DFUs and preventing infection

Supported by an educational grant from 3M Health Care, Medical Solutions Division


Day 2 I Saturday, December 3, 2022

9:10 AM - 10:10 AM

Industry-Supported CME Symposium: Harnessing the Use of Fish Skin for Managing Chronic, Non-Responsive Diabetic Foot Ulcers
Presented by: Lee C. Rogers, DPM, FFPM RCPS; Thanh Nguyen, MD, FRCP, FSVIN, FAHA

Learning Objectives:

  • Evaluate the science and evidence of fish skin and results from a multicenter, randomized controlled trial assessing the efficacy of fish skin graft compared with standard of care in the management of diabetic foot ulcers
  • Explore, via cases, the application of fish skin to manage diabetic foot ulcers

Supported by an educational grant from Kerecis

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Industry-Supported CME Symposium: Treatment Advances for Painful Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy:  Leveraging Collaboration and Spinal Cord Stimulation for Improved Patient Outcomes
Presented by: Lawrence A. Lavery, DPM, MPH; Michael Fishman, MD; Jason C. Snyder, DPM

Learning Objectives:

  • Review the current treatment landscape for DPN and the unmet need
  • Recognize the benefits patients have observed when receiving this treatment
  • Identify treatment algorithm and patient selection for patients with DPN
  • Describe the mechanisms and applications for spinal cord stimulation
  • Describe potential benefits like MRI- compatibility, infection control products, and device options
  • Integrate a collaborative team approach to managing DPN leveraging advances in treatment options

Supported by an educational grant from Medtronic

Intended Learners

Industry-Supported Symposia are designed for physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, nurses, and podiatrists across all practice settings involved in the prevention, treatment, and management of patients with diabetic foot complications. 

Activity Overview

These Industry-Supported Symposia will occur from December 2-3, 2022 at the Hyatt Regency San Antonio hotel in San Antonio, Texas.

To be eligible for documentation of credit, participants must attend the full activity and submit a completed evaluation form. Participants who complete the evaluation online within 60 days of the live meeting will receive immediate documentation of credit.

Accreditation Information

In support of improving patient care, HMP EDUCATION is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 


HMP Education designates each live activity, Great Debates and Updates in Diabetic Foot - Industry-Supported Symposium, for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Each live activity Great Debates and Updates in Diabetic Foot - Industry-Supported Symposium, awards 1 contact hour.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13255 for 6.0 contact hours.

Nurses should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.


American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Certification Program accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

Nurse Practitioners should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.


HMP Education has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with the AAPA CME Criteria.

Each live activity, Great Debates and Updates in Diabetic Foot - Industry-Supported Symposium, is designated for 1 AAPA Category 1 credit.

PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.


HMP Education is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine.

HMP Education designates each live activity, Great Debates and Updates in Diabetic Foot - Industry-Supported Symposium, for a maximum of 1 continuing education contact hour.

Podiatrists should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.


Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

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