Venous & Lymphatic Medicine Review Course
June 11-26, 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.

Total CME Eligible: 12.25 hours

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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

Course Chair


Vineet Mishra MD, FAAD, FAVLS, DABVLM

Speakers


Linda Antonucci RPhS, RVT, RDCS
Mark Forrestal MD, FAVLS
Daniel Friedmann MD, FAAD
Joseph T. Jenkins MD, FACS, RPVI, RPhS, RVT, DABVLM, CWSP
Sanjeeva Kalva MD, FSIR, FCIRSE
Vineet Mishra MD, FAAD, FAVLS, DABVLM
Nick Morrison MD, FACS, FAVLS, RPhS
Joseph Raffetto MD, FACS, FSVM
Robert Worthington-Kirsch MD, FSIR, FCIRSE, FAVLS, RVT, RVPI, RPhS



Schedule

On-Demand June 26, 2021

On-demand Live Stream

Vein Gross Anatomy, Histology & Embryology

Daniel Friedmann, MD, FAAD

10:00 am - 11:00 am ET

Exam Preparation and Questions

Reflux - Venous Flow Physiology

Nick Morrison, MD, FACS, FAVLS, RPhS

11:00 am - 12:00 pm ET

Mock Exam Part I

Peripheral Arterial Disease

Nick Morrison, MD, FACS, FAVLS, RPhS

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm ET

Mock Exam Part II

Diagnosis of Venous Reflux Disease

Robert Worthington-Kirsch, MD, FSIR, FCIRSE, FAVLS, RVT, RVPI, RPhS

1:15 pm - 1:30 pm ET

Final Q&A

Pathophysiology & Diagnosis of Venous Thrombosis

Joseph T. Jenkins, MD, FACS, RPVI, RPhS, RVT, DABVLM, CWSP

Management of Deep & Superficial Vein Thrombosis

Joseph Raffetto, MD, FACS, FSVM

Lymphedema & Swollen Leg

Joseph Raffetto, MD, FACS, FSVM

Sclerotherapy

Daniel Friedmann, MD, FAAD

Conservative Therapy: Compression & Pharmacology

Vineet Mishra, MD, FAAD, FAVLS

Tools for Diagnosing Venous Reflux Disease

Linda Antonucci, RPhS, RVT, RDCS

Ultrasound Principles

Linda Antonucci, RPhS, RVT, RDCS

Ultrasound Interpretation for Reflux & Thrombosis

Linda Antonucci, RPhS, RVT, RDCS

Diagnostic Imaging

Sanjeeva Kalva, MD, FSIR, FCIRSE

Cutaneous Laser Principles & Surgery

Vineet Mishra, MD, FAAD, FAVLS

Upper Extremities Venous Obstruction

Sanjeeva Kalva, MD, FSIR, FCIRSE

Lower Venous Obstruction & Tumors

Nick Morrison, MD, FACS, FAVLS, RPhS

Pelvic Congestion Syndrome - Diagnosis & Management

Nick Morrison, MD, FACS, FAVLS, RPhS

Venous & Lymphatic Vascular Malformations - Diagnosis & Management

To Be Announced

Thermal Ablation

Daniel Friedmann, MD, FAAD

Non-Thermal Ablation

Joseph T. Jenkins, MD, FACS, RPVI, RPhS, RVT, DABVLM, CWSP

Anesthesia

Daniel Friedmann, MD, FAAD

Venous Surgery

Joseph Raffetto, MD, FACS, FSVM

Professional Standards

Mark Forrestal, MD, FAVLS

Biostatistics

Mark Forrestal, MD, FAVLS

Details

June 11, 2021: On-Demand Lecture Access Opens
June 26, 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) designates this live activity for 2.5 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) designates this live activity for 9.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Accreditation

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

Nurses & Nurse Practitioners
The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME for re-licensure and recertification requirements.

Sonographers
The American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers® (ARDMS®) and Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) accept AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME toward credential renewal for Registered Phlebology Sonographers (RPhS) and Registered Vascular Specialists (RVS).

Physician Assistants
The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME for re-licensure and recertification requirements.

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