Venous & Lymphatic Medicine Review Course
May 3-22, 2021
Livestream & On-Demand

Expand your knowledge of venous and lymphatic disease through this comprehensive lecture series. Watch on-demand lectures and participate in a livestream Q&A session and interactive mock exam. Our experienced faculty will review the essentials of venous and lymphatic disease and its care. In addition to providing a well-founded base knowledge of field, the course also prepares participants to sit for the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine (ABLVM) certification examination. Learn more about ABVLM certification and its benefits.

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Who is this course for?

  • New physicians to the venous field who want a detailed presentation of the core curriculum of venous and lymphatic medicine
  • Physcians looking to sit for the ABVLM certification examination
  • Experienced physicians in venous care looking to update their expertise

Course Objectives

  • Describe normal venous anatomy and nomenclature
  • Summarize normal and abnormal venous hemodynamics and the derangements associated with chronic venous insufficiency
  • Identify lymphatic anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology
  • Explain the epidemiology, presentation and morbidity of venous disease
  • Assess the performance and interpretation of necessary diagnostic exams including duplex ultrasound
  • Discuss acute venous thrombosis and acute venous thrombosis risk factors
  • Diagnose, treat, or refer superficial thrombophlebitis, deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism
  • Determine the therapy for acute and chronic venous disease including indications, contraindications, risks and benefits

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On-Demand May 22, 2021
On-demand Live Stream

Vein Gross Anatomy, Histology & Embryology

10:00 am - 11:00 am ET

Exam Preparation and Questions

Reflux - Venous Flow Physiology

11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET

Mock Exam Part I

Peripheral Arterial Disease

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm ET

Mock Exam Part II

Diagnosis of Venous Reflux Disease

1:15 pm - 1:30 pm ET

Final Q&A

Pathophysiology & Diagnosis of Venous Thrombosis

Management of Deep & Superficial Vein Thrombosis

Lymphedema & Swollen Leg


Conservative Therapy: Compression & Pharmacology

Tools for Diagnosing Venous Reflux Disease

Ultrasound Principles

Ultrasound Interpretation for Reflux & Thrombosis

Diagnostic Imaging

Cutaneous Laser Principles & Surgery

Upper Venous Obstruction

Lower Venous Obstruction

Pelvic Congestion Syndrome - Diagnosis & Management

Venous & Lymphatic Vascular Malformations - Diagnosis & Management

Thermal and Non-Thermal Ablation


Venous Surgery

Professional Standards



May 3 - 21, 2021: On-Demand Lectures
May 22, 2021: Livestream Q&A and Mock Exam

Watch the on-demand lectures and submit questions during the weeks leading up to our livestream Venous & Lymphatic Medicine Review Course. During the livestream our panel will discuss and answer submitted questions and host an interactive mock exam.

Credit Designation Statement

The American Vein & Lymphatic Society (AVLS) has approved this activity for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 


The American Vein & Lymphatic Society (AVLS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

SVU-CMEs are accepted by the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS), the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) for Category A Credit, Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI), and the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) for laboratory accreditation.

The AVLS is an approved Continuing Education Provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing - Provider Number CEP 15857.

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