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North Carolina Foot & Ankle Society

Podiatric Physicians Providing Medical and Surgical Care

News & Announcements

Foot & Ankle Council on Education in NC

The Foot & Ankle Council on Education in North Carolina was created to further and enhance the quality of continuing education for podiatrists in North Carolina, while stressing the importance of good foot and ankle health to the public. We seek to more effectively deliver our message by partnering with corporations that provide products and

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Political Action

What’s in it for my practice and me? The obvious question when making any business decision is, what’s in it for my practice and me? We are talking about a Political Action Committee (PAC) and why you need to join today. Being politically active is not always popular, but is crucial to the future success

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Controlled Substances Reporting System (CSRS) and Sentry Rx

In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s States Cooperative Agreement for Prescription Drug Overdose Prevention and North Carolina General Assembly Session Law 2015-241, Section 12F.16(m), the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has formed a Prescription Drug Abuse Advisory Committee which includes representation from a number of state agencies, including

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Opioid Abuse & Prescribing Training Requirement

The NC General Assembly enacted S.L. 2015-241, s. 12F, 16(b) and (c) requiring that the NC Board of Podiatry Examiners (NCBPE) require one hour of continuing medical education each year on prescribing practices and controlled substance prescribing for chronic pain management. The Society held a one hour training program at the 2016 Winter Scientific Seminar and will continue to

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Upcoming Educational Events

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Winter Scientific Seminar • February 1-4, 2018 Westin Hotel Charlotte, North Carolina Celebrating our Centennial • Honoring a Century of Service Commercial and Educational Exhibits Click HERE to register online! Click HERE to download the registration packet! Additional Information Coming Soon! 25 hours of continuing medical education for DPMs, including 1 hour of required opioid prescriber

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