Target Audience:
The intended audience of the 7th Annual ASPS Surgical Conference is Podiatrists, Podiatric Residents, Podiatric Students, and health professionals with an interest in advancing their knowledge of foot and ankle surgery.

Learning Objectives:

• Utilize and explain the benefits of surgical application in everyday practice
• Assess ethical and proper use of foot and ankle surgery as a means of patient improvement
• Discuss the history of surgical intervention and review training and techniques for daily practice

Learning Techniques:
• Didactic Lectures
• Cadaveric and Hands-On Workshops
• Panel Discussions
• Case Studies/Case-Based Presentations
• Point/Counterpoint Discussions

Podiatric Physicians Accreditation Statement:

The American Society of Podiatric Surgeons (ASPS) is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. The American Society of Podiatric Surgeons (ASPS) has approved this activity for a maximum of 14.00 continuing education contact hours.

In accordance with the requirements of the Council on Podiatric Medical Education, ASPS is required to monitor educational session attendance for verification of CECH.  Morning and afternoon sign-in forms will be available each day during the conference.  Sign-in will be required on each form each day to verify attendance. Each registrant is responsible for reporting attendance to all appropriate boards and agencies requiring continuing education.  Credits may be registered with state boards by providing a copy of your CECH certificate.

Continuing Education and Credentialing:
ASPS is proud to be a CPME accredited provider approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education. As is the case with all specialty societies and colleges, ASPS is not a credentialing organization and does not conduct licensing or certification processes. The principal purpose of ASPS is to facilitate education and research activities in the area of podiatric surgery. These activities are viewed to reinforce and support licensing and certification processes.

Disclosure of Conflict of Interest:

ASPS adheres to accreditation requirements regarding industry support of continuing medical education. Disclosure of the planning committee and faculty's commercial relationships will be made known at the activity. Speakers are required to openly disclose any limitations of data and/or any discussion of any off-label, experimental, or investigational uses of drugs or devices in their presentations. - All ASPS employees and activity planners in control of content have indicated that they have no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

A full listing of faculty disclosures will be provided at the meeting.

Disclaimer:

ASPS verifies that sound education principles have been demonstrated in the development of this educational offering as evidenced by the review of its objectives, teaching plan, faculty, and activity evaluation process.  ASPS does not endorse or support the actual opinions or material content as presented by the speaker(s) and/or sponsoring organization.

Certificate Instructions:
To ensure ASPS continues to provide a meaningful educational program and exceptional conference experience, ASPS requests all attendees to complete an overall conference evaluation to receive a CECH certificate. Physical (paper) accreditation certificates will not be issued at this event. Participants will receive an email from (ASPS) American Society of Podiatric Sugeons within ten (10) business days after the meeting with a link to complete the required evaluation survey. Once completed CECH certificates will be delivered via email in PDF format.  Requests for certificates after October 22, 2019 will incur a $50 administrative 

Each registrant is responsible for reporting attendance to all appropriate boards and agencies requiring continuing education. Credits may be registered with state boards by providing a copy of your CECH certificate.


CECH credits number is based on attendance at all educational sessions.  Sponsored hands-on workshops are not included in CECH.

NOTE: CECH functions are for registered attendees only.  The ASPS official policy is to provide attendees with a certificate of attendance that reflects only the number of CECH documented via sign-in forms.  Sign-in at each session is required to receive the maximum CECH.

Cancellation Policy:
Cancellation requests must be submitted in writing by mail, fax (888.502.8665), or via email to info@aspsmembers.org no later than 45 days prior to event.  All cancellations received and/or postmarked by said date will receive a full refund, less a $75 administration fee.  No refunds will be issued after the 45 day period or for “no shows”.

Photography:
Please be advised that photographs will be taken at the meeting for use:
• On the conference website and on conference social media pages.
• In the press, including marketing materials and publications distributed to the public.

By entering the meeting, you consent to the use of your image and likeness for the purposes mentioned above.

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