Vein Procedures
Vein Procedures CME: Live Training of Vein Diagnosis and Treatment


 
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Course Schedule: Agenda
Vein Procedures is a one-day course.
Faculty: Jerry G. Ninia, MD


Course Credits
Earn up to 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credits™ and AAFP Prescribed Credits

2018 Course Location Information
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Vein Procedures Course Description

As techniques and results have improved, the patient demand for venous sclerotherapy has markedly increased. Over 80 million woman in the United States complain of problems referable to their leg veins. Phlebology has reached America from Europe and is developing into a true specialty of its own. This course will prepare the participant to begin vein procedures. Choice of sclerosants, patient selection and evaluation, and equipment needs will be reviewed. Proper postoperative care will be emphasized. Several patient cases are demonstrated at the course to illustrate skills needed to begin in your own office. Recent published literature has documented that telangiectasias as well as varicosities can cause significant symptoms. Even if you prefer not to advance to treating varicosities, you can provide a real service to your patients by treating the telangiectasias, whether they be cosmetic or symptomatic.

Learning Objectives
By the end of this activity, the participant should be better able to:
  • Review the relative venous anatomy of the lower extremities.
  • Review venous physiology and valvular function and venous hypertension and its manifestations.
  • Discuss methods for treating reflux in leg veins: Sclerotherapy, laser and intense pulsed light therapy, surgical ligation and stripping, ambulatory phlebectomy, endovenous radiofrequency and laser.
  • Discuss how to set up a practice for vein procedures.
  • Discuss the importance of Doppler studies and other non-invasive testing.
  • Discuss the role of post-treatment compression.
2018 Course Accreditation
The Texas Academy of Family Physicians designates this live activity for a maximum of 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This Live activity, Vein Procedures, with a beginning date of 07/21/2018, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 7.50 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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