16SS69: Man vs. Microbe: Science of Bone Infection

These online presentations are ACFAS educational offerings from previous Annual Scientific Conferences. The "16SS69: Man vs. Microbe: Science of Bone Infection" presentations are available to members and non-members at no cost. Continuing Education credit is available to ACFAS members.

Accreditation Statement:
The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. ACFAS has approved this activity for a maximum of 1.5 continuing education contact hours.

Designation Statement:
The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons designates these educational activities for CPME Continuing Education Contact Hours. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Learning Objectives:
  • At the conclusion of this activity, the participant will be able to:
    1. Review current surgical and non-surgical trends in treating osteomyelitis.
    2. Learn about imaging and diagnostic testing options used to detect osteomyelitis.
    3. Discuss and determine contributing factors for bone infection through case based presentation.
    4. Understand specific indications and treatment options for osteomyelitis.
  • CPME CE credit available: 1.5 hr
  • Total Run Time: 1hr 25min 23sec
  • Format: Online, non-downloadable, video file
  • Release Date: October 2017
  • Epidemiology of Osteomyelitis: What is the Trend in Treatment?

  • Presenter: Chetan Jinadatha, MD, MPH
  • Financial Disclosures: Chetan Jinadatha, MD, MPH is a site investigator for Theravance Biopharma (open label clinical trial); received grant/research funding from Televancin Biopharma Antibiotics; and an employee of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • Run Time: 16min 31sec
  • Serologic Markers and Clinical Tests: Are Inflammatory Indices and Physical Exam Enough to Diagnose?

  • Presenter: Allen M. Jacobs, DPM, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: Allen M. Jacobs, DPM, FACFAS is on the Speakers Bureau for Valeant, Pamlab, and Merz; is a consultant for Bellevue Pharmacy.
  • Run Time: 13min 35sec
  • Diagnostic Imaging: Is There One Test that Says "Yes, It's Osteo?"

  • Presenter: Avneesh Chhabra, MD
  • Financial Disclosures: Avneesh Chhabra, MD is a research consultant with Siemens CAD group; received research grants from GE-AUR (GERRAF), Siemens Medical Solutions, Gatewood Fellowship Award, and Integra Life Sciences; receives royalties from Jaypee, Wolters and Elsevier.
  • Run Time: 17min 00sec
  • Systemic and Local Antibiotics: Can we Cure or Suppress?

  • Presenter: Chetan Jinadatha, MD, MPH
  • Financial Disclosures: Chetan Jinadatha, MD, MPH is a site investigator for Theravance Biopharma (open label clinical trial); received grant/research funding from Televancin Biopharma Antibiotics; and an employee of the Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • Run Time: 15min 49sec
  • Science of Hardware Infection: A Surgeon's Worst Nightmare

  • Presenter: William P. Grant, DPM, FACFAS
  • Financial Disclosures: William P. Grant, DPM, FACFAS is a consultant for and has property rights with Orthofix and Wright Medical; Section Editor for the Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery.
  • Run Time: 22min 28sec
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