Program

Our 2021 sessions will focus on recent research in the field of venous and lymphatic disease, specifically around data from the AVLS PRO 2.0 Venous Registry.

Annual Congress by the Numbers

21.75

hours of live educational sessions from October 7 – 10, 2021

65.25

hours of on-demand recorded educational sessions available through December 31, 2021

4

FVLD Fundraising Events with plenty of opportunities for fun and networking

Dedicated Sessions on Friday & Saturday for Residents, Fellows and Medical Students Remind Me Registration Details

Learning Objectives

  • Evaluate patients with venous and/or lymphatic disease and describe the interconnections of superficial venous, deep venous, and lymphatic disease.
  • Assess the treatment goals that patients want to accomplish and the impact of venous and lymphatic disease on a patient's quality of life.
  • Distinguish between the indications and contraindications of different treatment techniques and technologies.
  • Diagnose and treat lymphedema and phlebolymphedema.
  • Discuss advanced venous and lymphatic diseases and treatments, including wound care and ulcer management.

Target Audience

The primary target audience of the 35th Annual Congress includes physicians, physician assistants, advanced registered nurse practitioners, ultrasound technologists, practice administrators, lymphedema therapists, and all other healthcare professionals currently or planning to care for patients with venous and lymphatic disease.

Conference Schedule


Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Conference Schedule

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM MDT FVLD Golf Outing*
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM MDT FVLD Congress Expedition*
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM MDT On-Site Registration Opens*
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM MDT

Thursday, October 7, 2021
Conference Schedule

7:15 AM - 8:15 AM MDT Satellite Symposium*
8:30 AM - 10:15 AM MDT General Session 1
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM MDT Break*
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM MDT General Session 1 Allied Health Lymphedema Therapy Ultrasonography
12:00 PM - 12:15 PM MDT Exhibit Hall Open*
12:15 PM - 1:15 PM MDT Satellite Symposium*
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM MDT New Member Luncheon*
2:15 PM - 2:30 PM MDT
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM MDT Superficial Venous Deep/Pelvic Venous Lymphedema Medicine Ultrasonography
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM MDT Break*
4:15 PM - 6:00 PM MDT Abstract Presentations (12) Allied Health Lymphedema Therapy Ultrasonography
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM MDT Happy Hour & Innovation Theatre*
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM MDT Satellite Symposium* AVLS Fellows Dinner*

Friday, October 8, 2021
Conference Schedule

7:15 AM - 7:30 AM MDT Satellite Symposium*
7:30 AM - 8:15 AM MDT AVLS Business Meeting
8:15 AM - 8:30 AM MDT
8:30 AM - 10:15 AM MDT Wound Care Allied Health AVF Session Research Fundamentals
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM MDT Break*
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM MDT Wound Care Allied Health Poster Abstracts (18) Ultrasonography
12:00 PM - 12:15 PM MDT Exhibit Hall Open*
12:15 PM - 12:30 PM MDT Resident/Fellow/Student* Satellite Symposium*
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM MDT
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM MDT New Member Luncheon*
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM MDT
2:15 PM - 2:30 PM MDT
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM MDT Abstract Presentations (10) Allied Health Lymphedema Therapy Ultrasonography
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM MDT Break*
4:15 PM - 6:00 PM MDT Lymphedema Medicine Deep/Pelvic Venous Superficial Venous Vascular Medicine
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM MDT Happy Hour & Innovation Theatre*
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM MDT Satellite Symposium*

Saturday, October 9, 2021
Conference Schedule

6:30 AM - 7:15 AM MDT FVLD Fun Run & Walk*
7:15 AM - 8:00 AM MDT Satellite Symposium*
7:15 AM - 8:00 AM MDT
8:30 AM - 10:15 PM MDT Abstract Presentations (12) Allied Health Lymphedema Therapy SVU - Ultrasonography
10:15 AM - 10:30 AM MDT Break*
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM MDT Deep/Pelvic Venous Superficial Venous International Session Vascular Medicine
12:00 PM - 12:15 PM MDT Exhibit Hall Open*
12:15 PM - 12:30 PM MDT Resident/Fellow/Student* Satellite Symposium*
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM MDT
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM MDT New Member Luncheon*
2:00 PM - 2:15 PM MDT
2:15 PM - 2:30 PM MDT
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM MDT General Session 2
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM MDT President's Reception*
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM MDT AVLS Taste of Colorado*

Sunday, October 10, 2021
Conference Schedule

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM MDT Practice Management Ask the Experts & RPhS Mock Exam

* Non-CME Event

Livestream

REGISTRATION RATES

Special Events

FVLD Fundraisers

FVLD Golf Outing

FVLD Golf Outing

FVLD Congress Expedition

FVLD Congress Expedition

FVLD Silent Auction

Silent Auction

FVLD Fun Run and Walk

FVLD Fun Run & Walk

Program Planning Committee

Congress Chair


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

Abstracts


Sonja Stiller-Martin, MD
Kathleen Gibson, MD, FACS, FAVLS

Allied Health (Nursing)


Jessica Ochs, PA-C
Heidi Atkins, PA, RPhS

Deep/Pelvic


Bob Tahara, MD, FSVS, FACS, RVT, RPVI
Brooke Spencer, MD, FSIR
Gaurav Lakhanpal, MD, FACC, RPVI

International


Janna Bentley, MD, RVT
Jorge Ulloa, MD

Lymphedema Medicine


Steven Dean, DO, FSVM, RPVI
Thomas Wright, MD, FACP, FAVLS, RVT

Lymphedema Therapy


Paula Donahue, DPT, CLT-LANA, MBA
Molly Sleigh, OTD, OTR/L, CLT-LANA

Practice Management


Kari Schoonover, CEO

Research Fundamentals


Ron Winokur, MD, FSIR, RPVI

Resident/Fellow/Student


Ron Winokur, MD, FSIR, RPVI
Yung-Wei Chi, DO, FAHA, FSVM, FAVLS

Superficial Vein Disease


Vineet Mishra, MD, FAAD, FAVLS
Zoe Deol, MD, FACS
Barry Oswalt, MD, FACS, FAVLS

Ultrasonography


Donna Kelly, RVT, RPhS, RDMS
Marresa Houle, BS, RVT, RPhS, RDMS

Vascular Medicine


John Fish, MD
Marcus Stanbro, DO

Wound Care


Wes Harden, MD, FACS
Mark Melin, MD, FACS, RPVI, FACCWS

Accreditation & Credit Designation Statements

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

The American Vein & Lymphatic Society (AVLS) designates this live activity for 21.75 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 internet enduring activity for 65.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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 Credit(s)™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME for re-licensure and recertification requirements.

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04/01/2021
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