Nursing Symposium - Beyond Basics

This course includes:

Chair: Barbara Deusterman, BSN, RN
The Role of the Ambulatory Phlebectomy Nurse Including Points to Consider with Tumescent Anesthesia
Gregory Funck, BSN, RN
The Importance of EVTA in the Treatment of Venous Statis Ulcers–A Case Presentation
Jackie McGrath, BSN, RN
Verbal Anesthesia and the Importance of Touch–Keeping Your Patient Comfortable During Phlebologic Procedures
Susie Baker, BSN, RN
Assessing Lower Extremity Edema
Robert Kistner, MD
Leg Ulcers–Warning Signs, Prevention and Treatment
Mary Sieggreen, MSN, RN, CS, NP, CVN
Unusual Case Presentations
Janice Beans, BSN, RN
Documentation and Coding for Maximum Reimbursement
AJ Riviezzo, MBA
Bandaging in a Phlebology Practice
Giovanni Mosti, MD

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Target Audience

The content of this activity is designed to meet the needs of the following target audience:  phlebologists, general surgeons, vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, interventional cardiologists, vascular medicine practitioners, dermatologists, dermatologic surgeons, family practice and internal medicine practitioners, plastic surgeons, obstetricians and gynecologists, cardiologists, and any other healthcare professional currently or planning on treating patients with venous disease.

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  • Chair: Barbara Deusterman, BSN, RN
  • Gregory Funck, BSN, RN
  • Jackie McGrath, BSN, RN
  • Susie Baker, BSN, RN
  • Robert Kistner, MD
  • Mary Sieggreen, MSN, RN, CS, NP, CVN
  • Janice Beans, BSN, RN
  • AJ Riviezzo, MBA
  • Giovanni Mosti, MD



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