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 Register Now 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


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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 & Laureates Dinner*
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM CDT

Thursday, October 13, 2022
Conference Schedule

7:15 AM - 8:15 AM CDT Boston Scientific Satellite Symposium* Ultrasound Section Meeting*
Sponsored by Cardiovascular Credentialing International
LIR Section Meeting*
Sponsored by Tactile Medical
8:30 AM - 10:15 AM CDT

Opening Session

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

Advancing the AVLS

Allied Health (Venous Nursing)

Lymphedema Therapy

Ultrasonography

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM CDT

Innovation Pavilion Open*

Lunch & Exhibits

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM CDT Boston Scientific Satellite Symposium* BD 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 Pavilion

Friday, October 14, 2022
Conference Schedule

7:15 AM - 8:15 AM CDT Lympha Press Satellite Symposium* Tactile Medical 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 (Venous Nursing)

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

AVLS "Jam Session"

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*
Sponsored by SIGVARIS Group

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM CDT

Medtronic Satellite Symposium*

Aria Health 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 (Venous Nursing)

Practice Management

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM CDT Happy Hour*
Innovation Pavilion

Saturday, October 15, 2022
Conference Schedule

6:00 AM - 7:15 AM CDT

FVLD Fun Run & Walk for Mel*

Mississippi Riverfront

7:15 AM - 8:00 AM CDT Center for Vein Restoration Satellite Symposium*
8:00 - 8:15 AM CDT
8:15 AM - 8:30 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 (Venous Nursing)

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*
Sponsored by SIGVARIS Group

1:15 PM - 2:00 PM CDT

Medtronic Satellite Symposium*

Legally Mine 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.*
Sponsored by Center for Vein Restoration and medi USA

Sunday, October 16, 2022
Conference Schedule

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT

Venous & Lymphatic Village*

  • In-person ONLY

Ultrasound Hands-on Workshop

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

* Non-CME Event

Livestream

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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.

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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

Abstracts


Sherry Scovell, MD
Sonja Stiller-Martin, MD, DABVLM

Advanced Practice Provider


Heidi Atkins, PA, RPhS
Jim Ginter, PA-D, MPAS
Richard Kennedy, PA-C

Allied Health - Venous Nursing


Terri Harper, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
Margaret Mann, MD, FAAD, FAVLS
Terri Morrison, RN, BS

Deep/Pelvic


Carl Fastabend, MD, FACC,FSCAI, DABVLM, RPVI
Ronald Winokur, MD, FSIR, RPVI

Innovation Village


Linda Antonucci, RPhS, RVT, RDCS
Nick Morrison, MD, FACS, FAVLS, RPhS

International


Zoe Deol, MD, FACS, DABVLM
Sergio Gianesini, MD, PhD, FACS
Glenn Jacobowitz, MD
Javier Serralde Gallegos, MD

Lymphedema/Lipedema


Karen Herbst, PhD, MD Lipedema
Thomas Wright, MD, FAVLS, FACP, RVT Lipedema
Steven Dean, DO, FSVM, RPVI Lymphedema Medicine
Paula Donahue, PT, DPT, MBA, CLT-LANA Lymphedema Therapy
Molly Sleigh, OTD, OTR-L, CLT-LANA, STAR/C Lymphedema Therapy

Practice Management


Vineet Mishra, MD, FAAD, FAVLS
Kari Schoonover

Resident/Fellow/Student


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

Superficial Vein Disease


Michael Di Iorio, MD, FAVLS, RVT, RPVI, RPhS
Jeffrey Schoonover, MD, RPVI, FAVLS, DABVLM

Ultrasonography


Jessica Farris, MHS, RPhS, RVT
Marresa Houle, BS, RVT, RDMS, RPhS

Vascular Medicine


Teresa Carman, MD, RPVI
John Fish, MD

Wound Care


Heather Hettrick, PT, PhD, CWS, AWCC, CLT-LANA, CLWT, CORE
M. 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 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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