Treatment and Therapy I (for re-certification) [CME] (PRC2014-08RC)
This course includes the following:
Compression Therapy & Other Conservative Treatment: Wound Care, Sclerosants and Other Pharmacologic Agents
Daniel Pablo, Friedmann, MD
Cutaneous Laser Surgery
Vineet Mishra, MD
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The content of this activity is designed to meet the needs of the following target audience: physicians experienced in caring for patients with venous problems as well as physicians who are new to the field and want a detailed presentation of the core curriculum of phlebology. Topics covered during the course will be emphasized based on the anticipated importance of these topics on the Board Certification Exam to be administered by the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine. In addition to phlebologists, other specialists who treat venous disease will also benefit from the course, including vascular surgeons, general surgeons, family practitioners, interventional radiologists, obstetrician/gynecologists and specialists in internal medicine.
As a result of this activity, the participant should be able to:
- Describe how to use graduated compression as a conservative and adjunctive treatment for chronic venous insufficiency.
- Identify treatment options for venous ulcers.
- Differentiate between different sclerosing agents for the management of lower extremity cutaneous veins.
- Discuss the basics of lasers.
- Evaluate the various approaches to treat veins via lasers.
- Recognize the limits of lasers in treating veins.
|NAME||ROLE||COMMERCIAL INTEREST||TYPE OF RELATIONSHIP|
|Dana DePonzi-Haas, CMP||Staff||None||n/a|
|Daniel Pablo Friedmann, MD||Speaker||None||n/a|
|Mark Isaacs, MD, FACS, FACPh, RPhS||Scientific Committee/Planner||Covidien||Consultant|
|Sanjoy Kundu, MD, FSIR, FASA, DABR, FCIRSE||Content Reviewer||None||n/a|
|Vineet Mishra, MD||Speaker||None||n/a|
|Lisa Pavone, MD||Content Reviewer||None||n/a|
|Deepak Sudheendra, MD||Content Reviewer||None||n/a|
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Review & Recertification
This course was reviewed and recertified for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM in March 2015 and March 2017.
- 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.25 Attendance