- 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.Amoena-Sponsored Courses
Amoena, a leader in the breast care industry, is hosting two pre-conference courses: The “Amoena Introductory Fit Specialist Training” course, a BOC/ABCOP approved pre-certification course to prepare new mastectomy fitters for their certification exam (discounted price: $60, regularly $90), and “Compliance and Business Considerations for Compression and Mastectomy Services,” a 3-hour business topic in partnership with Insight O&P ($45). Separate registration required (more details soon). Class sizes are limited. Learn more.
- 2 - 5 p.m.Registration
Drop by the Registration Desk to get your registration packet and browse the Exhibit Hall.
- 7 - 10:30 p.m.POWER Party
Consider this our “Welcome Back” party. Join us for dinner and an entertaining evening where we can sing, dance and catch-up!
- 7:15 - 8:15 amBreakfast with Vendors in Exhibit Hall
Enjoy a light breakfast and visit the booths.
- 8:30 - 11 a.m.Klose Training: Behind the Curtain for Retailers
Guenter Klose, CLT-LANA, is one of the most prominent MLD/CDT Certified instructors. For POWER, he’s tailoring a course for the retail audience, so it’s relevant to your role in treating lymphedema patients.
- 11 - NoonCoffee Break in Exhibit Hall
Grab a coffee or tea and shop the exhibits.
- Noon - 1:30 p.m.Product Showcase Lunch & Learn
We’re thrilled to bring together a great diverse group of exhibitors at POWER. During the Product Showcase, you’ll enjoy a delicious lunch and learn about the latest products and services from our exhibitors.
- 1:30 - 2:15 p.m.
Prospective Surveillance and Intervention: Strength After Breast Cancer
Kathryn H Schmitz, PhD, MPH, outlines how the Prospective Surveillance model offers promise to protocolize both evaluation and intervention for women with and at risk for breast cancer related lymphedema. The Strength After Breast Cancer intervention is a broadly used breast cancer rehabilitation intervention. Dr. Schmitz will review the Prospective Surveillance model as well as providing updates on the Strength After Breast Cancer program.
- 2:15 - 3 p.m.Indocyancine Green (ICG) Lymphography
Carolyn De La Cruz, MD, outlines her work with ICG lymphography of the breast and trunk and explains where the fluid goes.
- 3 - 3:45 p.m.Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall
Recharge with some drinks and snacks while shopping the Exhibit Hall.
- 3:45 - 4:45 p.m.Updates in Breast Cancer Rehabilitation
Jodi Winicour, PT, CLT-LANA, discusses the role of Neuroscience of Pain education for pre- and post-operative breast cancer patients, including findings of post-mastectomy movement/stretching restrictions and its impact on seroma formation and overall recovery.
- 4:45 - 5:15 p.m.Q&A with Breast Cancer Panel
Ask the presenters questions about cancer-related lymphedema and available treatments.
- 5:15 - 6:30 p.m.Resilience Boosters to Avoid Burnout in the Midst of the Chaos, Change and Uncertainty
Kim Becking has a secret – there’s no such thing as work-life balance. In this fast-paced, constantly changing, high-stress world, life is anything but balanced. It’s more like a colossal collision between the thousands of things pulling at your time. Demands of work, home and everything in between lead to stress and even burnout. Life – professionally and personally – is constantly changing, especially right now. In this interactive and energetic keynote, Kim shares key stress busters and resilience boosters so you can create work-life blend, refresh, refocus and refuel. You will learn the “Keys to Resign as General Manager of the Universe” and leave with practical, immediately actionable strategies to reduce stress, boost your resilience and create a life where you show up as your best self.
- 6:30 - 7:30 pmPOWER Happy Hour
That’s a wrap! Enjoy drinks and refreshments while networking with your peers about all you’ve learned.
- 8 - 9 amBreakfast with Vendors in Exhibit Hall
Enjoy a light breakfast and visit the booths.
- 9 - 10 amThe Future of Post-Pandemic Healthcare
In 2020, Nick Webb presented on the future of disruption in healthcare, providing examples of how to prepare for and profit from changes. No one predicted all we’ve encountered due to COVID-19. In this follow-up keynote, Nick will share how to leverage new challenges and opportunities to help improve the readiness of your business, while driving sustainable growth and significant improvements in patient care.
- 10 - 10:45 a.m.Break with Exhibitors
Shop in the Exhibit Hall – take advantage of the great deals before it closes!
- 10:45 - 11:45 a.m.The 10¢ Decision: How Small Change Pays Off Big
COVID-19 took everyone by surprise and changed many aspects of how we conduct business—but service is still at the center. With decades experience, Laurie Guest shares insights into making smart, effective choices to improve guest encounters, staff satisfaction and your business as a whole. From company culture to guest interactions, choices add up to create exceptional experiences. Some decisions are big ones. But more often, it’s the “10¢ decisions”—the ones that barely cost a dime—that have a massive impact and can transform customer service from so-so to stellar.
- 11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Networking Lunch
Grab a boxed lunch and network with your peers before heading to the Medicare course.
- 12:30 - 2 p.m.Medicare: What You Need to Know…Now
Ruth Reese and Angie Cooper will explain Medicare coverage and documentation requirements for external breast prostheses and mastectomy bras, audits and how recent changes will affect you and your customers. There will be plenty of time for Q&A, and Angie and Ruth also will be available during exhibit hours to answer questions one-on-one.