Target AudienceFamily Physicians, General Practice Physicians, Primary Care Providers, Internists, Cardiologists, Interventional Cardiologists, Vascular Medicine Specialists, Podiatrists, Cath Lab Technologists, Residents/Fellows, Physician Assistants, Advanced Practice Nurses, Nurses, Allied Health Professionals and Healthcare Administrators
Statement of Need/Program Overview“Clinical Updates and Advances in Vascular Medicine” will focus on new technologies and therapies for diagnosing and treating PVD, which will include a multidisciplinary approach and treatment of peripheral arterial disease, clinical updates in superficial and deep venous insufficiency, vascular medicine primer for the primary care provider, evolving strategies in lower extremity ulcer treatment and prevention updates to vascular disease management in outpatient based labs.
- Summarize and implement the latest advances in technology, testing and imaging for the diagnosis and management of peripheral vascular disease.
- Discuss and apply new interventional tools and therapeutic options for the treatment of deep and superficial chronic venous insufficiency and peripheral arterial disease.
- Recognize and articulate the importance of wound care and its relationship to vascular disease.
Physician Accreditation StatementThis activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Continuing Medical Education Resources and New Cardiovascular Horizons Foundation. Continuing Medical Education Resources is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Continuing Medical Education Resources designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 4.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Nursing Continuing EducationThis activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) through a joint sponsorship with the New Cardiovascular Horizons Foundation.
The Alabama State Nurses Association Approval Committee has approved this activity for 5.25 contact hours: Educational activity number 2-0.1848
American Society of Radiologic TechnologistsThis activity has been approved by ASRT for 7.00 credit hours.
Fee Information and Refund/Cancellation PolicyThere is a $25 Early Bird Registration, $50 Advance Registration or $100 Onsite Registration fee for this educational activity.
Cancellation Policy: Cancellations made in writing and/or postmarked by March 24, 2017 will receive a full refund. No refunds after March 24, 2017. No refunds for "no shows."
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All planners and staff for this activity have indicated that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose in regard to their participation in this continuing medical education activity.
Disclosure of Unlabeled UseThis educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. New Cardiovascular Horizons Foundation does not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.
The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of any organization associated with this activity. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
DisclaimerParticipants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of patient conditions and possible contraindications on dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
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