Accreditation

CLAIM CERTIFICATE

DISCLOSURES

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, the learner should be able to:

1. Identify appropriate treatment methods for complex aortic pathology
2. Recognize the difference in medical management and operative treatment for aortic dissection
3. Judge whether drug-coated balloons have shown a benefit since its release
4. Analyze strategies to treat patients with Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI)
5. Assess different drug treatment strategies for lower extremity pathology
6. Decide which therapeutic option is best for superficial venous procedures
7. Identify the appropriate surgical management for iliocaval reconstructions
8. Analyze the consequence of a streamlined training experience in vascular surgery
9. Outline the concepts of performing a distal bypass

 

Target Audience

Pacific Northwest Endovascular (PNEC) will be of value to vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, interventional cardiologists, nurses and other physicians and healthcare providers involved in endovascular procedures.

 

CME Accreditation Statement

Complete Conference Management is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

 

CME Credit Designation Statement

Complete Conference Management designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Concurrent Focus Session Accreditation  

  • ► Vascular Nursing - Complete Conference Management designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • ► Limb Preservation & Wound Care - Complete Conference Management designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • ► Vascular Ultrasound - Complete Conference Management designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Maintenance of Certification 

Attendees may take a self-assessment test at the time of certificate retrieval.  Achieving a score of 75% or more on unlimited attempts will allow the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ earned at PNEC to count toward self-assessment credits towards Part 2 of the ABS MOC Program.

 

Other Credits

For the purpose of recertification, American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

 

UEMS/EACCME CME Credit Recognition

The American Medical Association (AMA) has an agreement of mutual recognition of CME credit with the UEMS. Under the terms of this agreement the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME), the accrediting arm of the UEMS, will convert CME credit for live activities certified by the AMA.

 

Disclaimer

Complete Conference Management makes every effort to develop CME activities that are scientifically based. This activity is designed for educational purposes. Participants have a responsibility to utilize this information to enhance their professional development in an effort to improve patient outcomes. Conclusions drawn by the participants should be derived from careful consideration of all available scientific information. The participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience, and diagnostic decision-making before applying any information, whether provided here or by others, for any professional use.

 

Disclosure Policy Statement

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support, educational programs sponsored by Complete Conference Management must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor.  All faculty, authors, editors, and planning committee members participating in a CCM-sponsored activity are required to disclose any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity.

 

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

Complete Conference Management requires that faculty participating in any CME activity disclose to the audience when discussing any unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product or device not yet approved for use in the United States.

This educational activity provides training necessary for licensed attendees to maintain state licensing requirements. The tuition for this educational activity is subsidized in part by unrestricted educational grants, including for those attendees who have successfully completed the state licensing requirements for their respective fields.