Immersive Sclerotherapy Course: VR 360

Thank you for participating in the AVLS Immersive Sclerotherapy Course: VR 360. This course utilizes virtual reality technology to provide the learner with a "near live" educational experience. When the learner puts on the headset and begins the course they are immediately transported to a conference room for didactic lectures as well as to a medical clinic for live case presentations and training.

Please use this site to complete your activity evaluation, claim your CME credit and receive a certificate.

Click the "Take Course" link located in the Course Summary box to begin.

Target Audience

This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of physicians and other healthcare professionals currently or planning to care for patients with venous disease. Specialists from various primary specialties are invited to enhance their knowledge and skills specific to sclerotherapy.

Learning Objectives

As a result of participating in this activity individuals will be able to:

  • Recognize the benefits of sclerotherapy to enhance clinicaloutcomes for patients with venous insufficiency
  • Apply appropriate sclerotherapy techniques for patients with varicose veins and telangiectasias
  • Explain how to optimize outcomes and minimize complications
  • Formulate an effective patient communication strategy to relay the risks, benefits, and complications of sclerotherapy
  • Describe the management of more complicated clinical situations with the full array of techniques of visual, ultrasound guided, and foam sclerotherapy
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
NameCourse RoleCommercial InterestRelationship
Catherine Burdge, APRNSpeakerNonen/a
Mark Forrestal, MD, FAVLSSpeakerNonen/a
Daniel Friedmann, MD, FAADSpeakerMerz North AmericaConsultant; Investigator; Speaker

Margaret Mann, MD, FAVLS

Chair; Planner; Speaker

1. Merz

2.  Sciton Lasert

3. Galderma

1. Consultant

2.  Consultant, Research Grant

3.  Research Grant

Michelle McEvoy, MSN/Ed, RN-BCPlannerNonen/a
Vineet Mishra, MD, FAAD, FAVLSSpeakerMerzConsultant
Jessica Ochs, PA-CSpeakerNonen/a
Satish Vayuvegula, MD, MS, FAVLSSpeakerNone


Michael Di Iorio, MD, RPVI, RVT, RPhSContent Reviewer-Enduring ActivityNonen/a
Robert Worthington-Kirsch, MD, FSIR, FCIRSE, FAVLS, RVT, RPVIContent Reviewer-Enduring ActivityBoston ScientificOn the blinded Clinical Events Committee for three studies
Keith Moore, MDContent Reviewer-Live 2019 ActivityNonen/a
Barry Oswalt, MD, FACSContent Reviewer-Live 2019 ActivityNonen/a

The American Vein & Lymphatic Society (AVLS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Vein & Lymphatic Society designates this activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

Available Credit

  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.00 Attendance


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