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Teaching Foot Surgery to the World

Learn Minimally Invasive Foot And Ankle Surgery from some of the most experienced MIS Surgeons in the World.

AMIFAS thanks our June 2022 exhibitors and sponsors for their support:

Welcome to the MIS Scientific Cadaver Conference

Presented By The Academy of Minimally Invasive Foot & Ankle Surgery

At The Marriott New Orleans & LSU Health & Science Center

June 9-11, 2022

 

Mission Statement of the Conference

The AMIFAS educational mission is to advance the art and science of podiatric medicine by providing quality clinical learning experiences to members and non-members, and shall include a variety of instructional sessions aimed at significantly enhancing patient care, treatment protocols, and practice efficiency. The program may include interactive educational learning methods and principles utilizing lectures, panel discussions, point-counterpoint, case studies, question and answer, handouts, audio visual materials (including media or narrations), hands-on workshops and roundtable discussions with moderators to achieve a well-rounded venue of postgraduate instruction.

Key Goal

To achieve up to 19.5 hours of CME Category 1 in evidence-based podiatric medicine for professional development.

Objectives

Upon conclusion of the Semi-Annual Seminar, podiatric physicians will be able to:
• Be knowledgeably informed or recall information regarding podiatric conditions, maladies or circumstances relating to the practice of medicine and podiatry
• Extrapolate by comprehension, understanding or perception the insight gained via lecture and discussion relating to the practice of medicine and podiatry
• Formulate or infer by application case relevance relating to the practice of medicine and podiatry
• Distinguish by analysis the appropriate modalities in the treatment, care and protocols of current trends, application and practices of medicine in podiatry
• Generalize, synthesize, or deduce by classification ways to develop treatment protocols based on current literature and evidence-based medicine
• Compare, contrast and evaluate judgment values for those ideas presented between medical and surgical applications

Exhibit Hall

You must wear a name tag for admittance. Exhibitors’ participation supports the podiatric profession. Please let them know how much you value their presence and participation at the AMIFAS MIS Scientific Cadaver Conference.

Exhibits are Thursday and Friday only. You must wear a name tag for admittance. Exhibits will dismantle Friday after the last seminar. 

Signatures

Participants must sign in at the registration table attesting to attendance per session. This must be completed and remitted before conference departure for CECH certificates.

General Information

A confirmation email will be sent following receipt of your registration. Registration materials will be provided in your packet at the registration table when you sign in. We suggest that you bring a sweater or jacket to ensure your comfort at all sessions. CECH do not apply to practice management sessions.

Nondiscrimination: No person shall be denied registration or participation in any continuing education program provided by this association for reasons of race, religion, sex, national origin or physical ability. This program is ADA compliant. Please notify our staff when registering if you require special accommodation for training or attendance at (800) 479-4936 or (509) 624-1452.

Registration

You must sign for your seminar packet at the conference Registration Desk. Total continuing education contact hours: up to 19.5 CECH available

Conference Attendance: Registration and payment does not automatically result in the issuance of any CECH. To verify attendance, attendees will sign in at each session. The signature form attests that you have attended the program for the number of CECH awarded. These forms are required to receive the Certificate of Attendance.

Consent to use of photographic images: Registration and attendance at or participation in AMIFAS meetings, functions and other activities constitutes an agreement by the registrant to the use and distribution (both now and in the future) of the registrant or attendee’s image in photographs, videotapes, and electronic reproduction of such events and activities for marketing and professional use.

Cancellations

A $100.00 administration fee will be charged for all cancellations. Cancellations must be received in writing to AMIFAS prior to May 5, 2022. No refunds for cancellations will be honored after that date.

Online Registrations

Register online at www.aafas.org or mail to AMIFAS, 3707 S. Grand Blvd, Ste A, Spokane, WA 99203. Make check payable to AMIFAS. Registration closes on May 31, 2022. Registrations postmarked after that date will be charged the $50.00 on-site registration fee without exception.

On-Site Registration

Online registration will be closed on May 31, 2022; registration cannot be confirmed after that date. After June 1, 2022, you must register on-site at the meeting. For on-site registration, add $50.00 to the attendee fees (excludes Residents, Students).

Changes to Lectures or Schedules

We reserve the right to adjust or change any lecture or schedule due to unforeseen scheduling conflicts, registration, or as otherwise deemed necessary. Note: There are limited spaces for selected events; registrations are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Hotel Rates

A special discounted room rate for our conference is $189.00, plus tax and fees. Reservations must be made by May 10, 2022. Individuals cancelling a reservation must do so within 30 days of the arrival date. All cancellations will be charged a cancellation fee as stated by the hotel. Please refer to the Cancellation policy from the Marriott New Orleans. When calling to reserve your room, mention you are with the Academy of Minimally Invasive Foot & Ankle Surgery to receive the discounted rate. Rooms go quickly, so don’t delay. Reserve yours as soon as possible! For reservations, call 844-631-0595 or make your reservation online using this link: https://book.passkey.com/e/50193006

Thank you for using the Marriott New Orleans for your hotel stay for the conference. By utilizing our room block, we are able to reduce the overall costs associated with producing the seminar. These savings allow us to offer reduced registration and special events that are included in the registration.

CECH Credit

The Academy of Minimally Invasive Foot and Ankle Surgery (AMIFAS) is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. The Academy of Minimally Invasive Foot and Ankle Surgery (AMIFAS) has approved this activity for a maximum of 19.5 continuing education contact hours.

Hours are calculated from the sign-in forms.

*Please Note: Registration and payment do not automatically result in the issuance of continuing education contact hours. Signature forms verify attendance. The attendee must attest that he or she has attended the program for the number of continuing education contact hours awarded.

Audience

The intended audience for conference is physicians and resident physicians. For physicians and students, the skill, knowledge, or experience is equated with their scholarship, license limitations or practice area. Presentations are post-graduate physician level. Our venues provide participants the opportunity to question the faculty or offer comments to the program content. Continuing education hour are based on clock hour. This program has been validated for 18 CECH.

Name badges

An AMIFAS name tag will be required for all semi-annual seminar attendees, and does not automatically result in the issuance of any CECH.

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