Vascular Laboratory 2018 / SVU Western Region Meeting



 

April 14-15, 2018
Lake Natoma Inn Hotel & Conference Center
Folsom, CA

Hotel Reservation: SVU has set aside a room block at the Lake Natoma Inn Hotel & Conference Center for attendees. Room rates are $125 single/double occupancy. Please make your room reservation directly with the Lake Natoma Inn Hotel & Conference Center by calling (916) 351-1500. Please be sure to request the Vascular Laboratory room rate. Cut-off for discounted room rate is March 25, 2018. Please click on the accommodations box above for more information about the hotel.


AMA PRA Category 1 Credits/ SVU CME -- Earn up to 12.25 CME Credits!

All CME Certificates will be distributed at the end of the course after completing an online evaluation form. This will be sent 7-10 business days after the completion of the course.


FOR TECHNOLOGISTS

Up to a maximum of 12.25 SVU-Continuing Medical Education (SVU-CME) credit hours are available on an hour-for-hour basis from SVU and may be used to fulfill the continuing education requirements necessary to retain your RVT credential with the American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers® (ARDMS®), your RVS credential with the Cardiovascular Credentialing International (CCI) or your lab’s accreditation with the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC), or the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM).


FOR PHYSICIANS

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essentials Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the University of Cincinnati and the Society for Vascular Ultrasound. The University of Cincinnati is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Cincinnati designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 12.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

According to the disclosure policy of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, all faculty, planning committee members, and other individuals who are in a position to control content are required to disclose any relevant relationships with any commercial interest related to this activity. The existence of these interests or relationships is not viewed as implying bias or decreasing the value of the presentation, and any conflict of interest is resolved prior to the activity. All educational materials are reviewed for fair balance, scientific objectivity and levels of evidence. Disclosure will be made at the time of activity.
 
Physician credits may be used to fulfill the continuing education requirements necessary to retain your RPVI credential with the Alliance for Physician Certification and Advancement® (APCA®) or your lab’s accreditation with the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC).

This Course is PAPERLESS! This means that we will not be distributing a printed syllabus at this course. All registrants will be given a DVD/CD of each speaker’s available presentations during the course. Some sessions may not have handouts as some presenters may elect not to allow their presentations to be distributed. Attendees are urged to bring a laptop to view the DVD/CD during the presentations. Power strips will be available.


Attend this exciting 1.5-day course and learn leading-edge practices from an expert faculty of physicians, surgeons, vascular technologists, and others.

At the completion of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an improved understanding of evaluation standards and exam techniques for complicated exams.
  • Demonstrate a stronger understanding of vascular physics and instrumentation as presented by leaders in the educational field.
  • Identify changes in the industry that pertain to testing standards, diagnostic criteria and vascular lab accreditation.
  • Apply new tools and professional resources to improve patient care at a personal level or within each individual's work environment.

Welcoming:

  • Vascular Technologists
  • Cardiologists
  • Vascular Surgeons
  • Radiologists
  • Other Physicians with an interest in vascular interpretation
  • Sonographers

Agenda

Saturday, April 14, 2018 -- Earn up to 8.25 CME Credits!
All times listed are Pacific Standard Time

6:45 am Registration & Breakfast  
7:45 am Welcome and program overview David L. Dawson, MD RVT RPVI;
Edward L. Ronningen, BS RVT
   
Aorta and Visceral Vascular  
8 am Aortic aneurysm screening - Choosing Wisely Shaun Gifford, MD
8:15 am Evaluation of the thoracic aorta Thomas Smith, MD
8:30 am Renal artery diseases and renovascular hypertension David L. Dawson, MD RVT RPVI
8:45 am Techniques of visceral annd renal artery evaluation Makenzie Seckora, MHA RVT
9 am Interpretation criteria - AAA, aorta-iliac, renal R. Eugene Zierler, MD RPVI
9:15 am Evaluations after stents and bypasses Aaron Baker, MD RPVI
9:30 am Evaluation of renal transplants Kevin E. Lindholm, BS RVT
9:45 am Panel discussion -Questions and Review David L. Dawson, MD RVT RPVI
     
10 - 10:30 am BREAK  
     
Innovations and Quality Improvement  
10:30 am Imaging at the point of care Lisa D. Mills, MD
10:50 am How Point of Care Ultrasound Impacts the Vascular Lab Leah Jolly, BS RVT
11:05 am Procedure Guidance and Intraoperative Assessment William C. Pevec, MD RVT RPVI
11:20 am Quality Assurance and the Vascular Quality Initiative David L. Dawson, MD RVT RPVI
11:35 am Structured Reporting - Technologist and technical director perspectives Kourtney A. Spencer, BS RVT;
Edward L. Ronningen, BS RVT
11:50 am Education and professional development in the vascular lab Leah Jolly, BS RVT
12:05 pm Panel discussion -Questions and review R. Eugene Zierler, MD RPVI
     
12:20 - 1:15 pm LUNCH  
     
Cerebrovascular  
1:15 pm Carotid artery diagnostic criteria: what to use and how R. Eugene Zierler, MD RPVI
1:30 pm Carotid scanning when things are unusual and/or abnormal Holly Gray, BS RVT
1:45 pm Carotid artery stenting: current status, future directions Aaron Baker, MD RPVI
     
Peripheral Venous  
2 pm Acute thrombosis and chronic venous disease Meryl A. Simon, MD RPVI
2:15 pm DVT prophylaxis and treatment Jennifer Branch, Pharm.D.
2:30 pm Venous duplex scanning: simple and complex Molly J. Baxter, BS RVT
2:45 pm Determination of thrombus age David L. Dawson, MD RVT RPVI
3 pm Iliocaval venous pathologies Shaun Gifford, MD
3:15 pm Lower extremity reflux testing techniques and standards Nasim Hedayati, MD RPVI
3:30 pm Panel discussion -Questions and review Nasim Hedayati, MD RPVI
     
3:45 to 4 pm BREAK  
     
Peripheral Arterial  
3:45 pm Claudication and critical limb ischemia Meryl A. Simon, MD RPVI
4 pm Physiologic testing for PAD Kourtney A. Spencer, BS RVT
4:15 pm Lower extremity arterial duplex scanning Makenzie Seckora, MHA RVT
4:30 pm Evalulation prior to and after transfemoral heart valve procedures Thomas Smith, MD
4:45 pm Interpreting extremity arterial studies R. Eugene Zierler, MD RPVI
5 pm Adjusting the exam to fit the patient Edward L. Ronningen, BS RVT
5:15 pm Panel discussion -Questions and review Edward L. Ronningen, BS RVT
5:45 pm Adjourn David L. Dawson, MD RVT RPVI;
Edward L. Ronningen, BS RVT
     
     

Sunday, April 15, 2018 -- Earn up to 4.0 CME Credits!


Workshops 8:00-12:00  
7:30 am Registration and continental breakfast  
     
1 Lower extremity venous insufficiency Makenzie Seckora, MHA RVT;
Molly J. Baxter, BS RVT
2 Cerebovascular and upper extremity duplex scanning Kourtney A. Spencer, BS RVT;
Chad Trevisan, BS RVT;
R. Eugene Zierler, MD RPVI
3 Abdominal vascular duplex scanning Kevin E. Lindholm, BS RVT;
Meagan Shaw, BS RVT;
Aaron Baker, MD RPVI
4 Lower extremity arterial testing Holly Gray, BS RVT;
David L. Dawson, MD RVT RPVI
This course is PAPERLESS This means that we will not be distributing a printed syllabus at this course. All registrants will be given a link to view each speaker’s available presentations during the course. Some sessions may not have handouts as some presenters may elect not to allow their presentations to be distributed. Attendees are urged to bring a laptop or tablet to view the uploaded documents during the presentations. Power strips will be available.

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