Immersive Sclerotherapy Course: VR 360
Virtual Reality
Education at Home

Transform your living room into a clinic and classroom with the Immersive Sclerotherapy Course. Stand next to Dr. Margaret Mann in her clinic as she treats a patient. Sit in a classroom and listen to experts in treating venous disease. And never have to leave the comfort of your home or miss a day of work to travel. The Immersvie Sclerotherapy Course includes VR Headset rentals shipped directly to your home with the content pre-loaded. Enhance your knowledge and skills specific to sclerotherapy in this experiential education opportunity.

Who is this course for?

  • Physicians
  • Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants
  • Specialists who treat venous disease

Course Objectives

As a result of participating in this activity individuals will be able to:

  • Recognize the benefits of sclerotherapy to enhance clinical outcomes for patients with venous insufficiency
  • Apply appropriate sclerotherapy techniques for patients with varicose veins and telangiectasias
  • Explain how to optimize outcomes and minimize complications
  • Formulate an effective patient communication strategy to relay the risks, benefits, and complications of sclerotherapy
  • Describe the management of more complicated clinical situations with the full array of techniques of visual, ultrasound-guided, and foam sclerotherapy

Course Director

Margaret Mann MD, FAAD, FAVLS


Catherine Burdge APRN
Mark Forrestal MD, FAVLS
Daniel Friedmann MD, FAAD
Vineet Mishra MD, FAAD, FAVLS
Jessica Ochs PA-C
Satish Vayuvegula MD, MS, FAVLS


Course Chapters


Venous Anatomy, Physiology & Pathophysiology

Catherine Burdge, APRN

Sclerosants - How They Work

Catherine Burdge, APRN

Choosing the Right Sclerosant - Type, Concentration, Volume

Margarett Mann, MD, FAAD, FAVLS

Injection Techniques: Tips and Tricks

Mark Forrestal, MD, FAVLS

Ultrasound-Guided Sclerotherapy

Satish Vayuvegula, MD, MS, FAVLS

When Sclerotherapy Is Not Enough

Satish Vayuvegula, MD, MS, FAVLS

Sclerotherapy of the Hands, Face, Feet & Chest

Daniel Friedmann, MD, FAAD

Is There a Role for Lasers?

Vineet Mishra, MD, FAAD, FAVLS

Compression - What's the Evidence

Mark Forrestal, MD, FAVLS

Patient Education - Pre/Post Treatment and Informed Consent

Jessica Ochs, PA-C

Variations in Treatments - How We Do It

All Faculty

Case Studies - Video Demonstrations

Daniel Friedmann, MD, FAAD
Vineet Mishra, MD, FAAD, FAVLS

Avoiding Complications & Managing Disasters

Jessica Ochs, PA-C

Immersive Lab

Margaret Mann, MD, FAAD, FAVLS

Course Details

Virtual Reality Educational Course

Participate in our Sclerotherapy Course at any time from the comfort of your own home. 

The Immersion Sclerotherapy Course: VR 360 includes:

- A rental of a VR headset with the course pre-loaded
- 14 Chapters of Sclerotherapy Education
- CME for one registrant
- Pre-paid return shipping label

Please note, we require a $200 deposit on the VR headset rental. However you will only be charged if your VR headset is not returned within the required time frame. Additional charges will apply for shipping outside of the US & Canada.

If individuals other than the original course registrant would like to participate and claim CME, they will need to order the course individually. 

Credit Designation Statement

The American Vein & Lymphatic Society (AVLS) designates this internet enduring activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. 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.

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