Everything You Want to Know About Lipedema [CME] (CONG2017-28C)

This activity includes the following:

The Clinical Examination of Lipedema
  Steven Dean, DO, FACP, RPVI

Pathogenesis of Lipedema
  Karen Herbst, MD, PhD

Lipedema: Staging, Phenotypes, and Hybrid Forms
  Steven Dean, DO, FACP, RPVI

Pharmacomechanical Therapy of Lipedema
  Karen Herbst, MD, PhD

Surgical Therapy of Lipedema
  Thomas Proebstle, MD, MSc

What's in the Future of Lipedema?
  Karen Herbst, MD, PhD

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Target Audience

The primary target audience includes physicians, physician assistants and advanced registered nurse practitioners, ultrasound technologists, nurses, allied health and all other healthcare professionals currently or planning to care for patients with venous disease. Specialists focusing on phlebology, cardiology, general surgery, vascular surgery, interventional radiology, interventional cardiology, dermatology, dermatologic surgery, internal medicine, family practice, plastic surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, vascular medicine, and emergency medicine are invited to enhance their knowledge and skills specific to the treatment of venous and lymphatic disease.

Learning Objectives

As a result of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • distinguish indications and contraindications for different treatment modalities.
  • recognize the clinical manifestations of lipedema.
  • determine the underlying cause of lipedema.
  • identify the stages an phenotypes of liedema.
  • list potentail benefits of liposuction for lipedema.
  • discuss the future of lipedema education and research.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 Attendance
Course opens: 
12/01/2017
Course expires: 
11/30/2019
Cost:
$36.00
Rating: 
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NameRoleCommercial InterestType of Relationship
Steven Dean, DO, FACP, RPVIPlanner; SpeakerTactile MedicalScientific Advisory Board; Speaker
Karen Herbst, MD, PhDModerator; SpeakerNonen/a
Stephen H. Moss, BA, CHCPStaffNonen/a
Thomas Proebstle, MD, MScSpeaker

1. BTL Aesthetics

2. Medtronic

1. Workshops; Speakers Bureau

2. Speakers Bureau

Disclaimer

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The American College of Phlebology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American College of Phlebology designates this internet enduring material activity for a maxmimum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.50 Attendance

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
12/01/2017
Course expires: 
11/30/2019

Price

Cost:
$36.00
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