Program

Annual Congress by the Numbers

21.75

hours of live educational sessions from October 13 – 16, 2022

62.25

hours of on-demand recorded educational sessions available through December 31, 2022

3

FVLD Fundraising Events with plenty of opportunities for fun and networking

Dedicated Sessions on Friday & Saturday for Residents, Fellows and Medical Students 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 36th 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 12, 2022
Conference Schedule

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM CDT

FVLD Congress Expedition*

French Quarter Walking Tour

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM CDT On-Site Registration Opens*
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT New Member Reception*
7:30 PM - 8:00 PM CDT AVLS Fellows Dinner*
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM CDT

Thursday, October 13, 2022
Conference Schedule

7:15 AM - 8:15 AM CDT Satellite Symposium* Ultrasound Section Meeting*
8:30 AM - 10:15 AM CDT

Opening Session

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM CDT Break*
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM CDT

AVLS Society Session

Allied Health (Nursing)

Lymphedema Therapy

Ultrasonography

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM CDT

Innovation Pavilion Open*

Lunch & Exhibits

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM CDT Satellite Symposium* Satellite Symposium*
2:15 PM - 2:30 PM MDT
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM CDT

Superficial Venous

Deep/‌Pelvic Venous

Wound Care

Vascular Medicine

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM CDT Break*
4:15 PM - 6:00 PM CDT

Oral Abstracts

Superficial Venous

Lymphedema Therapy

Ultrasonography

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Happy Hour & Innovation Theatre*
Innovation Pavilion
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM CDT Satellite Symposium*

Friday, October 14, 2022
Conference Schedule

7:15 AM - 8:15 AM CDT Satellite Symposium* Lymphedema Symposium*
8:15 AM - 8:30 AM CDT
8:30 AM - 10:15 AM CDT

Oral Abstracts/Breaking Trials

International - UIP 2023

Wound Care Allied Health (Nursing)

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM CDT Break*
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM MDT

Oral Abstracts

Advanced Practice Provider

Lymphedema Therapy

Ultrasonography

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM CDT

Innovation Pavilion Open*

Lunch & Exhibits

12:30 PM - 1:15 PM CDT

Resident/Fellow/Student*

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM CDT

Satellite Symposium*

Satellite Symposium*

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
2:15 PM - 2:30 PM CDT
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM CDT

Oral Abstracts

Superficial Venous

Lymphedema Therapy

Practice Management

4:00 PM - 4:15 PM CDT Break*
4:15 PM - 6:00 PM CDT

Lymphedema Medicine

Deep/Pelvic Venous

Allied Health (Nursing)

Practice Management

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Happy Hour & Innovation Theatre*
Innovation Pavilion
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM CDT Satellite Symposium*

Saturday, October 15, 2022
Conference Schedule

6:00 AM - 7:15 AM CDT

FVLD Fun Run & Walk*

In New Orleans

Sponsored by Boston Scientific

7:15 AM - 8:00 AM CDT Satellite Symposium*
8:00 - 8:15 AM CDT
8:30 AM - 10:15 PM CDT

Oral Abstracts/Breaking Trials

International - Global

Lipedema

Healthcare Policy

10:15 AM - 10:30 AM CDT Break*
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM CDT

Wound Care

Allied Health (Nursing)

Lymphedema Theraphy

Ultrasonography

12:00 PM - 12:30 PM CDT

Innovation Pavilion Open*

Lunch & Exhibits

12:30 PM - 1:15 PM CDT

Resident/Fellow/Student*

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM CDT

Satellite Symposium*

Satellite Symposium*

2:00 PM - 2:15 PM CDT
2:15 PM - 2:30 PM CDT
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM CDT

Closing Session

5:00 PM - 7:30 PM CDT
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM CDT AVLS & All that Jazz on Bourbon St.*

Sunday, October 16, 2022
Conference Schedule

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT

Venous & Lymphatic Village*

Ultrasound Hands-on Workshop

  • Ticketed Event - In-person ONLY
  • Limited to 25 individuals
  • Interactive and hands-on ultrasound training

* Non-CME Event

Livestream

REGISTRATION RATES

Special Programs for 2022

Venous & Lymphatic Village

Sunday, October 16, 2022 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT

The Venous & Lymphatic Village is an interactive education opportunity to learn the science and best practices around the technologies and products available in venous and lymphatic medicine. Originally launched in 2018, the Village provides a space for attendees to engage with exhibitors with a hands-on, educational focus. Each presenting exhibitor will have applied and been selected by the Annual Congress Program Planning Committee. 

Attending the Venous & Lymphatic Village is an in-person experience only and is not eligible for CME.


Ultrasound Hands-on Workshop

Sunday, October 16, 2022 | 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT

Tickets: $100

This exclusive hands-on workshop is available for those looking for more in-depth training on venous ultrasound. Our expert faculty will host a live scanning experience allowing attendees to practice scanning and learn new methods to improve their technique. Only 25 spots are available for the Workshop, so be sure to register in advance.

The Ultrasound Hands-on Workshop is an in-person experience only.


AVLS & All that Jazz on Bourbon Street

Saturday, October 16, 2022 | 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Tickets: $150

Experience a night in New Orleans like no other! Arriving in the French Quarter of New Orleans, you will parade with a second line from the Mississippi Riverfront to Bourbon Street. At the corner of St. Louis and Bourbon Streets, our exclusive balcony at Bourbon Vieux provides views and access to all the sights and sounds New Orleans has to offer and home base for your experience. Our bus will run a continuous loop between the Hyatt Regency and the French Quarter until 11:00 PM.

Special Events

FVLD Fundraisers

FVLD Expedition

FVLD Expedition

FVLD Fun Run & Walk

FVLD Fun Run & Walk

Program Planning Committee

Congress Chair


C. Christopher Pittman, MD, FAVLS, FACR














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 62.25 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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