The 2nd Noninvasive Vascular Imaging 2019

06/06/19 - 06/08/19
The Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas | Las Vegas, NV

AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™: 13.75

Category A CE Credits:

About this Meeting
This seminar offers a comprehensive review of recent developments and issues in noninvasive vascular imaging. Faculty will discuss state-of-the-art ultrasound and Doppler techniques used to evaluate the cerebrovascular, abdominal and peripheral vascular systems. In addition, diagnostic pearls and pitfalls, credentialing requirements, venous testing and the clinical applications of transcranial Doppler are discussed. Faculty have been chosen for the expertise and outstanding teaching abilities.

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Physicians
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$ 995
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Sonographers
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$ 595
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* Must receive letter from your director certifying status - IF LETTER IS NOT RECEIVED WITHIN 7 DAYS OF REGISTRATION YOU WILL BE CHARGED THE ADDITIONAL FEE!
$ 498
Full Color Printed Syllabus$ 95
About The Meeting
This seminar offers a comprehensive review of recent developments and issues in noninvasive vascular imaging. Faculty will discuss state-of-the-art ultrasound and Doppler techniques used to evaluate the cerebrovascular, abdominal and peripheral vascular systems. In addition, diagnostic pearls and pitfalls, credentialing requirements, venous testing and the clinical applications of transcranial Doppler are discussed. Faculty have been chosen for the expertise and outstanding teaching abilities.

Target Audience
This CME Teaching Activity is intended and designed to offer educational opportunities to radiologists, vascular surgeons, cardiologists, sonographers, technologists and other clinicians interested in learning more about noninvasive vascular ultrasound.

Educational Objectives
Attendees should, at the completion of this course, be able to:
  • Discuss the newest techniques in the noninvasive diagnosis of endovascular disease, including venous and carotid imaging.
  • Assess new developments in vascular imaging.
  • Discuss the utility of ultrasound and Doppler imaging when used to evaluate the aorta, carotid arteries, and peripheral vascular system.
  • Utilize ultrasound to evaluate abdominal transplants, endostents and dialysis fistula.
  • Utilize ultrasound to evaluate the venous system of the upper and lower extremities.
  • Describe the appropriate role of ultrasound in the evaluation of the renal and hepatic arteries.
No special educational preparation is required for this CME activity.

Course Organization
This program is planned and organized by Educational Symposia, a leader in continuing medical education since 1975.

Acknowledgement
Educational Symposia appreciates our corporate supporters and exhibitors. A list of industry supporters will be provided and acknowledged at the meeting.

Registration Information
Tuition for live conference includes all course materials, including a comprehensive electronic course syllabus (printed color syllabus available for $95), daily continental breakfasts and coffee breaks. Early registration is strongly suggested. There will be a $100 surcharge for anyone registering after May 28, 2019. Minimum and maximum attendance levels have been established for this meeting. If your registration cannot be accepted, you will be issued a full tuition refund.


Tuition for live webcast includes participation for one registrant. Each registrant must sign-in on a separate computer to receive credit. Prior to the meeting we will send you further information about the log in process. We will also send you a comprehensive color electronic course syllabus via email. If you have any questions or problems logging into the meeting we will have support personnel available at 813-806-1000. There will be a $100 surcharge for anyone registering after May 28, 2019.

Please note: A minimum number of registrants is required to live webcast this course. If the minimum number is not met by May 10, 2019 the live webcast activity may be cancelled and a full refund issued.

Cancellations
Cancellations must be received in writing. A $50 processing fee will be applied to all cancellations. Refunds requested in writing prior to May 10, 2019 will be issued for the amount of tuition paid less the $50 processing fee. No refunds will be made on or after that date.

Disclaimer
Educational Symposia (ESI) as planner and presenter of this meeting, and Professional Travel as the official travel agency for this meeting, claim no liability for the acts of any suppliers or the safety of any attendees while in transit to, from, or during this event or any optional activities. The total amount of liability, if any, for the meeting organizer is limited to a refund of the registration fee, and Professional Travel's responsibility is limited to that of an agent.

Special Note for the Disabled
Educational Symposia wishes to ensure that no individual with a disability is excluded, denied services, segregated or otherwise treated differently from other individuals because of the absence of auxiliary aids and services. If you need any auxiliary aids or services identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact our office at (813) 806-1000.
Scientific Sponsor
Educational Symposia

Meeting Accreditation
Physicians: Educational Symposia is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
 
Educational Symposia designates this live activity for a maximum of 13.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Technologists: This program has been submitted to the ASRT. The number of A CE credits will be available approximately 30 days prior to the meeting. Please visit www.edusymp.com or call 813-806-1000 regarding the availability of Category A CE credit.

Self-Assessment Modules (SAMs): Educational Symposia has been granted Deemed Status by the American Board of Radiology (ABR). This allows Educational Symposia to develop and implement SAMs that satisfy ABR Part II MOC requirements.

ARDMS Sonographer/Vascular Technologists: AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM meet the requirements of the Accepted Continuing Education Evaluation Model System (AACEEMS) Checklist of the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography (ARDMS).

This service is not affiliated with or endorsed by ARDMS.
Program Director: Heather L. Gornik, M.D., RVT, RPVI

George L. Berdejo, BA, RVT, FSVU
Director, Outpatient Vascular Ultrasound Services
White Plains Hospital
White Plains, NY

Natalie Evans, M.D.
Department of Cardiovascular Medicine
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Heather L. Gornik, M.D., RVT, RPVI
Co-Director, Vascular Center
University Hospitals
Cleveland, OH

Esther S.H. Kim, M.D., MPH, RPVI
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute
Nashville, TN

Larry N. Raber, RDMS, RVT, RT(R)
Clinical Manger Ultrasound-Neurovascular Laboratory/Imaging Institute
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Leslie M. Scoutt, M.D.
Professor of Radiology, Surgery & Cardiology
Vice Chair for Education, Department of Radiology & Biomedical Imaging
Medical Director of the Non-Invasive Vascular Lab
Yale School of Medicine
New Haven, CT

R. Eugene Zierler, M.D.
Professor of Surgery
University of Washington School of Medicine
Medical Director, D. E. Strandness Jr. Vascular Laboratory
University of Washington Medical Center and Harborview Medical Center
Seattle, WA
THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 2019
   
7:00 – 8:00 AM Registration and Continental Breakfast for Registrants
   
Carotid Duplex
8:00 – 8:10 Welcome and Announcements
Heather L. Gornik, M.D., RVT, RPVI
   
8:10 – 8:30 Fundamentals: The Carotid Duplex Exam
Heather L. Gornik, M.D., RVT, RPVI
   
8:30 – 8:50 Evolution of Carotid Diagnostic Criteria
R. Eugene Zierler, M.D.
   
8:50 – 9:10 Update on IAC Carotid Diagnostic Criteria Project
Heather L. Gornik, M.D., RVT, RPVI
   
9:10 – 9:40 Assessment of Vertebral Arteries and Arch Vessels in the Vascular Lab
Leslie M. Scoutt, M.D.
   
9:40 – 9:50 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
9:50 – 10:20 Non Atherosclerotic Carotid Disorders
Esther S. H. Kim, M.D., MPH, RPVI
   
10:20 – 10:50 Fundamentals of the TCD Examination
Larry N. Raber, RDMS, RVT, RT(R)
   
10:50 – 11:20 Panel: Our Most Interesting Carotid Cases of the Year
Moderator: Heather L. Gornik, M.D., RVT, RPVI

Panelist:
Esther S. H. Kim, M.D., MPH, RPVI
Larry N. Raber, RDMS, RVT, RT(R)
Leslie M. Scoutt, M.D.
R. Eugene Zierler, M.D.
   
11:20 – 11:30 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
11:30 – 1:00 PM Lunch on Your Own
   
Peripheral Arterial Duplex
 
SAM SESSION
1:00 – 1:30 Fundamentals: Arterial Duplex and Physiological Testing for Native and Revascularized Arteries
Heather L. Gornik, M.D., RVT, RPVI
   
1:30 – 1:50 Doppler Waveform Nomenclature: From Chaos to Standardization
Esther S. H. Kim, M.D., MPH, RPVI
   
1:50 – 2:10 Management of PAD: New Developments in Medical Therapy
Natalie Evans, M.D.
   
2:10 – 2:30 Guidelines for Follow-up after Arterial Procedures
R. Eugene Zierler, M.D.
   
2:30 – 2:45 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
2:45 – 3:00 Evaluation of Upper Extremity Arterial Disorders in the Vascular Lab
Natalie Evans, M.D.
   
3:00 – 3:20 Our Most  Interesting Arterial Cases of the Year
Moderator: Leslie M. Scoutt, M.D.

Panelist:
Heather L. Gornik, M.D., RVT, RPVI
Natalie Evans, M.D.
Esther S. H. Kim, M.D., MPH, RPVI
R. Eugene Zierler, M.D.
   
Maximizing Quality in the Vascular Lab
3:20 – 3:40 Too Many Images: Over Documentation in the Vascular Lab
Natalie Evans, M.D.
   
3:40 – 4:00 Lab Management Panel: Pearls of Wisdom on Running a Vascular Lab
Moderator: Heather L. Gornik, M.D., RVT, RPVI

Panelist:
Course Faculty
   
4:30 End of Session
   
FRIDAY JUNE 7, 2019
   
7:30 – 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast for Registrants
   
Abdominal/Visceral
8:00 – 8:15 Screening and Follow-up of AAA - A Guideline Based Approach
Heather L. Gornik, M.D., RVT, RPVI
   
8:15 – 8:45 Endoleak Detection after EVAR
George L. Berdejo, B.A., RVT
   
8:45 – 9:20 Duplex Criteria for Native and Stented Mesenteric and Renal Arteries
R. Eugene Zierler, M.D.
   
9:20 – 9:40 5 Top Tips on Renal Artery Imaging
George L. Berdejo, B.A., RVT
   
9:40 – 10:00 Panel: Our Most Interesting Abdominal Duplex Cases of the Year
Moderator: Esther S. H. Kim, M.D., MPH, RPVI

Panel:
George L. Berdejo, B.A., RVT
Heather L. Gornik, M.D., RVT, RPVI
Leslie M. Scoutt, M.D.
R. Eugene Zierler, M.D
.
   
10:00 – 10:15 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
Advanced Applications
10:15 – 10:45 Duplex Evaluation of Pelvic Venous Disorders
R. Eugene Zierler, M.D.
   
10:45 – 11:15 Advanced TCD Applications
Larry N. Raber, RDMS, RVT, RT
   
11:15 – 11:35 Access Site Complications and Their Management
Esther S. H. Kim, M.D., MPH, RPVI
   
11:35 – 12:15 PM Hepatoportal Doppler and Evaluation of Liver Transplants
Leslie M. Scoutt, M.D.
   
12:15 – 12:30 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
12:30 End of Session
   
SATURDAY, JUNE 8, 2019
   
7:30 – 8:00 AM Continental Breakfast for Registrants
   
Venous
8:00 – 8:30 Fundamentals: Venous Duplex Exam for Diagnosis of Lower and Upper Extremity DVT
Heather L. Gornik, M.D., RVT, RPVI
   
8:30 – 9:00 Guideline Based DVT Management in 2019 - What the Vascular Lab Community Should Know
Natalie Evans, M.D.
   
9:00 – 9:30 Non-DVT "Must Knows" for a Reader of Venous Duplex Studies
Leslie M. Scoutt, M.D.
   
9:30 – 9:45 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
9:45 – 10:00 Coffee Break for Registrants
   
10:00 – 10:20 Venous Reflux Testing Protocol, Technical Tips and Tricks
George L. Berdejo, B.A., RVT
   
10:20 – 10:40 Mapping Prior to Dialysis Access Creation
George L. Berdejo, B.A., RVT
   
10:40 – 11:00 Assesssment of Hemodialysis Access in the Vascular Lab
Leslie M. Scoutt, M.D.
   
11:00 – 11:20 Panel: Our Most Interesting Venous Cases of the Year
Moderator: Heather L. Gornik, M.D., RVT, RPVI

Panelist:
George L. Berdejo, B.A., RVT
Natalie Evans, M.D.
Heather L. Gornik, M.D., RVT, RPVI
Leslie M. Scoutt, M.D.
   
11:20 – 11:30 Question and Answer Session
Faculty
   
11:30 End of course
   
  Faculty & topics subject to change
 
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Hotel Cut-Off Date: May 14, 2019
Group Rates 3 Days Prior/Post – Space Available Basis

Space is Limited – Reserve Today: Call the Waldorf Astoria® Las Vegas for Reservations at: (702) 590-8881 and provide the group name OBGYN/Non-Invasive Meeting to receive the group discount or book online here. Call Professional Travel at 813-806-1050 for further assistance. 

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Room Preferences:
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