Society for Vascular Medicine & VIVA Present

The Comprehensive Review Course on
Vascular and Endovascular Medicine


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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.

Earn CME credit* and prepare for ABVM Certification.

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Member Price $500
Nonmember Price $600

Program Overview
The primary goal of the Comprehensive Review Course on Vascular and Endovascular Medicine 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.

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

  • Recognize the importance of atherosclerotic vascular disease, including the impact of PAD on the quality of life and longevity.
  • Describe the endovascular treatment of thoracic and abdominal aortic disease.
  • Review the data supporting endovascular therapy for renal and mesenteric artery disease.
  • Clarify the role of medical therapy, endovascular and surgical treatment of arotid artery disease.
  • State the current and emerging therapy for venous thromboembolic disease.
  • Prepare for the ABVM general and endovascular examination(s) for board certification.

Continuing Medical Education
This enduring activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the Colorado Foundation for Medical Care and the Society for Vascular Medicine. The Colorado Foundation for Medical Care is accredited by the ACCME to provide medical education for physicians.

CME for the Complete Six Courses
Physicians
The Colorado Foundation for Medical Care designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 11 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Course Co-Directors: Raghu Kolluri, MD, FSVM, Steven M. Dean, DO, FSVM, Scott Kinlay, MBBS, PhD, FSVM

Release Date: September 15, 2014

Termination Date: September 15, 2016 (After this date, CME credit for this enduring material is no longer available unless it has been re-issued for an additional time period.)

The Society for Vascular Medicine collaborated with VIVA to present The Comprehensive Review Course (CRC) on Vascular and Endovascular Medicine, and to present these recorded sessions from the conference in October 2013.

Individual courses include:

(Click on the name of course to see the complete description, including topics and faculty.)

The Vascular System and Its Evaluation – 1.5 Hours
Member Price $75
Nonmember Price $105

Physicians
The Colorado Foundation for Medical Care designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Peripheral Artery Disease – 2 Hours
Member Price $100
Nonmember Price $140

Physicians
The Colorado Foundation for Medical Care designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Venous Disease – 2.5 Hours
Member Price $125
Nonmember Price $175

Physicians
The Colorado Foundation for Medical Care designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Cerebrovascular Disease – 1.25 Hours
Member Price $75
Nonmember Price $105

Physicians
The Colorado Foundation for Medical Care designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The Aorta and Its Branches – 1.75 Hours
Member Price $100
Nonmember Price $140

Physician
The Colorado Foundation for Medical Care designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 1.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Special Topics – 2 Hours
Member Price $100
Nonmember Price $140

Physicians
The Colorado Foundation for Medical Care designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 2 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Intended Audience
The Comprehensive Review Course is available 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.

 

Disclosure Policy

It is the policy of the Colorado Foundation for Medical Care to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all of its sponsored educational activities. All participating speakers, course directors and planning committee members are required to disclose to the program audience any financial relationships related to the subject matter of this program. Relationships of spouse/partner with proprietary entities producing health care goods or services should be disclosed if they are of a nature that may influence the objectivity of the individual in a position to control the content of the CME activity. Disclosure information is reviewed in advance in order to manage and resolve any possible conflicts of interest. In addition, faculty members are asked to disclose when any unapproved use of pharmaceuticals and devices is being discussed. Specific disclosure information for each speaker, course director and planning committee member will be shared with the audience prior to the speaker’s presentation.

It is understood that presentations must give a balanced view of therapeutic options. Faculty use of generic names will contribute to this impartiality. The speaker makes every effort to ensure that data regarding the company’s products (or competing products) are objectively selected and presented, with balanced discussion of prevailing information on the product(s) and/or alternative treatments.

Faculty Disclosures

The following faculty indicated that they have financial relationships to disclose. They have agreed to disclose this to participants. All other named faculty and organizing committee members in this program have completed financial disclosure forms and had no financial relationships to report.

Gary M. Ansel, MD, FSVM Abbott Vascular - Advisory Board (relevant)
480 Biomedical - Advisory Board (relevant)
CR Bard Medical - Advisory Board, Training (relevant)
Boston Scientific - Advisory Board (relevant)
Cook Medical Product - Royalties, Training, Research (relevant)
Cordis Endovascular - Advisory board, Training (relevant)
Medtronic - Advisory Board (relevant)
Mark C. Bates, MD, FSVM Consultant for Vascular Dynamics and Biosensors International (not relevant)
CEO, founder and inventor for Nexeon Medsystems (not relevant)
Joshua A. Beckman, MD, FSVM Consultant: Merck, Novartis, Astra Zeneca, BMS
Grants: BMS
Other: Board, VIVA Physicians
Mark Burket, MD, FSVM Abbott Vascular-Consultant (relevant)
Biotronik-Research Support, Consultant (relevant)
Bard Vascular- Research Support (relevant)
Cardinal Health - Consultant (relevant)
Cook Medical - Research Support, Consultant, Speaker (relevant)
Covidien - Consultant (relevant)
WL Gore - Consultant (relevant)
Michael Dake, MD Cook Medical - Consultant (not relevant)
Medtronic - Consultant (not relevant)
Gore – Consultant (not relevant)
TriVascular - Consultant (not relevant)
Abbott Vascular - Consultant (not relevant)
Steven M. Dean, DO, FSVM Scientific Advisory Board - Tactile Medical
Douglas E. Drachman, MD Abbott Vascular, Inc. - Advisory Board
Atrium Medical Corporation - Research Grant Support
Lutonix/Bard - Research Grant Support
Heather L. Gornik, MD, FSVM Astra Zeneca - Research (relevant)
Theravasc - Research (relevant)
Summit Doppler - Research, Named on Patent (relevant)
Michael R. Jaff, DO, MSVM Non-compensated Advisor: Abbott Vascular; Boston Scientific; Cordis; Covidien; Medtronic Vascular (relevant)
Advisor - Cardinal Health (relevant)
Non-compensated Advisor - Biomet Biologics (relevant)
DSMB Member, Non-compensated - EKOS Corporation (relevant)
Consultant – MICELL (not relevant)
Founder, Equity Shareholder – Primacea (not relevant)
Equity Investment: Northwind Medical, PQ Bypass, Vascular Therapies, Sano V (relevant)
Trustee, VIVA Physicians, a 501 c 3 not-for-profit education and research organization (relevant)
Esther S.H. Kim, MD, FSVM Philips Ultrasound – Consultant (relevant)
GE – Grant support (relevant)
Scott Kinlay, MBBS, PhD, FSVM The Medicines Company – Research Grant
Medtronic – Research Grant

Raghu Kolluri, MD, FSVM

Covidien – Consultant/Speaker
Arstasis – Consultant
GSK – Research Support
Gregory Piazza, MD, FSVM EKOS/BTG – Grant/Research Support (not relevant)
BMS – Grant/Research Support (not relevant)
Daiichi-Sankyo – Grant/Research Support (not relevant)
Janssen – Grant/Research Support (not relevant)
Boston Scientific (spouse) – Grant/Research Support (not relevant)

Mahmood K. Razavi, MD

Abbott Vascular – Consultant
Bard – Consultant
Boston Scientific – Consultant
Covidien – Consultant
Mercator – Consultant
TriVascular – Consultant
Veniti - Consultant
480 Biomedical - Consultant

Michael Wholey, MD, MBA NORTHWIND LLC: Renal Denervation – Adviser
OSCOR - Consultant

 

The following faculty indicated that they discussed unlabeled or investigational uses of products or devices. They have disclosed this to participants. All other faculty named in this program have completed content validation forms and indicated they would not be discussing unlabeled or investigational uses of any products or devices.

Gary M. Ansel, MD, FSVM Drug coated balloons
Mark C. Bates, MD, FSVM Stent for mesenteric use
Mark Burket, MD, FSVM Off-label use of interventional devices and drugs
Mahmood K. Razavi, MD Stents in vertebral arteries
Michael Wholey, MD, MBA Various ilaic stents, guidewires and ballloon catheters


Disclaimer: These materials and all other materials provided in conjunction with CME activities are intended solely for purposes of supplementing CME programs for qualified health care professionals. Anyone using the materials assumes full responsibility and all risk for their appropriate use. The Colorado Foundation for Medical Care and the Society for Vascular Medicine make no warranties or representations whatsoever regarding the accuracy, completeness, currentness, noninfringement, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose of the materials. In no event will the Colorado Foundation for Medical Care of the Society for Vascular Medicine be liable to anyone for any decision made or action taken in reliance on the materials. In no event should the information in the materials be used as a substitute for professional care.

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..

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