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assistants meeting @ clinical conference

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The Assistants Program is held in conjunction with the Goldfarb Foundation Clinical Conference at the Greater Philly Expo Center at the Oaks in Oaks, PA.  The Assistants Program is scheduled for Friday, November 9 & Saturday, November 10 and will be comprised of two tracks: Track 1, the administrative track, and Track 2, the exam track.

For questions about the Assistants Courses, contact Paula Stout (Track 1) at 814-226-0717 or Elizabeth Rudy (Track 2) at 504-450-0243.  

Assistants Track 1 - Administrative

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The administrative track is for those assistants who have either already taken Track 2 and passed the exam or for those who are not yet ready to take Track 2. The following topics will be discussed during Track 1:

  • Wound Care
  • Recognition & Diagnosis of Vascular Disease in the Lower Extremeities
  • Bako
  • Overview of the Diabetic Foot
  • Skin Disorders & Diseases
  • Risk Management for the Podiatry Medical Assistant
  • Effective Medicine Reconiliation
  • Pearls of Post-Op Podiatry Management
    *Topics subject to change without notice

Assistants Track 2 - ASPMA Review & Exam Program

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Track 2 is designed for those who need to take the ASPMA Certification Exam; day 1 of the meeting is a review of the following topics to prepare you to take the exam on day 2 of the meeting:

  • Anatomy/Biomechanics
  • Clinical Testing and Procedures
  • General Information/Knowledge of Podiatry and Administrative Responsibilities
  • Medical Emergencies & CPR
  • Radiology
  • Surgical Assisting & Instrumentation
  • Terminology 

If you register for Track 2, please be aware that you must complete two separate registrations in order to be completely registered for the meeting. You must register with the Goldfarb Foundation either online or through fax/mail and you must also register with ASPMA by completing this form and mailing it to Beth Rudy, PMAC. 

For more information about the ASPMA Exam, visit http://www.aspma.org/#!certification/c1tsl

Event Hours

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Event Date Lecture Hours
APMA Coding Seminar Thursday, November 8, 2018 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Registration Friday, November 9, 2018 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Lectures Friday, November 9, 2018 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Lectures Saturday, November 10, 2018 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

 

Registration Fees

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  PPMAA Member Non-PPMAA Member 
Track 1 (payable to Goldfarb Foundation) $160 $185
Track 2 (payable to Goldfarb Foundation) $160 $185
Track 2 Exam Fee (payable to ASPMA) $325 (On/Before Oct. 12) $375 (On/After Oct. 13)
APMA Coding Seminar $130 $130

 

Assistants Course FAQ

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The Goldfarb Foundation processes registrations for the Assistants Program.  While the Assistants meeting is held in conjunction with the Clinical Conference, the Foundation does not manage the meeting itself.  If you have questions about Track 1, please contact Paula Stout at 814-226-0717 or pstout@atlanticbb.net; if you have questions about Track 2, please contact Beth Rudy, PMAC at 504-450-0243 or Bethpmac@aol.com.

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Phone : 717-763-7665
Fax : 717-761-4091
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The William L. Goldfarb Foundation 757 Poplar Church Road
Camp Hill, PA 17011