Vascular and Endovascular Review Courses

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Earn CME credit* and prepare for ABVM Certification.

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Program Overview
The primary goal of this program is to provide current treatment perspectives and management approaches on vascular disease, as well as expert background information, to SVM members and colleagues from related disciplines.

These courses will also prepare physicians for the American Board of Vascular Medicine certification examinations in general vascular medicine and endovascular interventions.

Additional Resources

 


Comprehensive Review Course
November 2-3, 2014

Wynn Las Vegas
Las Vegas, Nevada USA

Vascular Medicine and Endovascular Interventions textbook is available. Follow this link for more information.

Vascular general medicine topics include:

  • Vascular biology
  • Epidemiology and natural history of peripheral vascular disease
  • Vascular laboratory (arterial and venous testing)
  • Medical treatment of peripheral arterial disease
  • Leg ulcerations
  • Lymphedema
  • Thrombophilia
  • Carotid artery disease
  • Renal and mesenteric disease
  • Aortic aneurysms
  • Aortic and carotid dissection
  • and more

Endovascular medicine topics include:

  • Patient selection
  • Device selection
  • Technical issues regarding the utilization of wires, balloons, stents, and catheters for the treatment of upper extremity and lower extremity occlusive disease
  • and more

Intended Audience
The courses are targeted for those who have clinical experience and formal training in vascular medicine, cardiology, radiology or surgery that includes the evaluation and management, both from the clinical and interventional perspective, of patients with peripheral vascular diseases. The goal is to allow these physicians to demonstrate expertise in the field.

The target audience includes those who seek certification in one or both areas or who are interested in a comprehensive review in the field of vascular and endovascular medicine.

The courses are also available to other medical professionals with an interest in vascular medicine or those who have a special interest in vascular disease or research therein. This may include graduate students, fellows, physician assistants, physician extenders, vascular nurses, nurse practitioners, vascular technologists, radiation technologists and other medical education specialists with an interest in vascular diseases.

*Continuing Medical Education
This enduring material has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of Boston University School of Medicine and the Society for Vascular Medicine. Boston University School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians

Boston University School of Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 16 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

DISCLAIMER: THESE MATERIALS AND AL OTHER MATERIALS PROVIDED IN CONJUNCTION WITH CME ACTIVITIES ARE INTENDED SOLELY FOR PURPOSES OF SUPPLEMENTING CME PROGRAMS FOR QUALIFIED HEALTH CARE PROFESIONALS. ANYONE USING THE MATERIALS ASSUMES FULL RESPONSIBILITY AND AL RISK FOR THEIR APROPRIATE USE. TRUSTEES OF BOST ON UNIVERSITY MAKE NO WARANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS WHATS OEVER REGAR DING THE ACURACY , COMPLETENES, CURENTNES, NONINFRINGEMENT, MERCHA NTABILITY OR FITNES FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF THE MATERIALS. IN NO EVENT WIL TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY BE LIABLE TO ANYONE FOR ANY DECISION MADE OR ACTI ON TA KEN IN RELIANCE ON THE MATERIALS. IN NO EVENT SHOULD THE INFORMATION IN THE MATERIALS BE USED AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR PROFESIONAL CARE .

American Osteopathic Association credit may be claimed up to 16 Category 2-A hours.

AAPA accepts Category 1 Credit from AOACCME, prescribed from AAFP, and AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.

Course Director: Robert Eberhardt, MD

Release Date: July 28, 2010

Termination Date: August 31, 2014 (After this date, CME credit for this enduring material is no longer available unless it has been re-issued for an additional time period.)

CME Registration

To receive CME credit for the Vascular and Endovascular Review Courses, you must:
  • Purchase a course or courses.
  • Listen to the presentation and view the slides.
  • Click on the associated quiz.
  • Complete the quiz.
  • Upon completion of the quiz, you will be able to print a certificate of completion.
  • There is no pass/fail.
  • These review courses are meant to be used as a self assessment tool for physicians to identify knowledge gaps.

Due to the nature of the activity, exceptions can not be made on the fee or deadline date.

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe new developments in medical therapy, intervention, surgery and policy issues
  • Learn about the next generation of imaging-based risk stratification and prediction in a variety of vascular diseases and to address issues related to stroke and TIA
  • Integrate and interpret aspects of interesting cases and new research
  • Evaluate, diagnose and treat common and rare causes of common vascular diseases
  • Define the biology of venous disease and venous ulcers
  • Manage and treat superficial venous disease
  • Evaluate and implement business models for vascular care centers
  • Identify emerging techniques in assessing carotid plaque and
    understand the controversies around carotid artery stenting

Credit Hours
View the chart of individual courses for details on credit hours.

Disclosure
Boston University School of Medicine asks all individuals involved in the development and presentation of Continuing Medical Education (CME) activities to disclose all relationships with commercial interests. This information is disclosed to CME activity participants. Boston University School of Medicine has procedures to resolve apparent conflicts of interest. In addition, faculty members are asked to disclose when any discussion of unapproved use of pharmaceuticals and devices is being discussed


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