Within 10 business days post-meeting, all attendees will receive an email with instructions for printing certificates via the internet.


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

  1. Identify appropriate methods to create aortic programs
  2. Recognize the different rescue techniques for aortic pathologies
  3. Determine what the current trial data reveals for treatment of CLTI
  4. Analyze strategies to treat patients with chronic limb threatening ischemia (CLTI)
  5. Assess different strategies to treat lower extremity arterial ischemia
  6. Assess strategies to treat superficial venous disease
  7. Identify strategies to treat chronic venous obstruction
  8. Analyze the impact of training paradigms on vascular surgery
  9. Describe methods of anterior spine exposure
  10. Identify endovascular strategies to treat acute limb ischemia


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.


In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco, LLC and Behind the Scenes, a Medical Education Company, LLC (BTSCME). Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team

2024 CME Credit Designation Statement

Amedco, LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

American Board of Surgery (ABS) MOC

ABS MOC Credit Designation Statement
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME requirements of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit. Max of 11.00 Accredited CE MOCs.

You must request your certificate within 45 days of the activity to meet the deadline for submission to PARS. Credits are generally reported during the first week of each month for those who claimed during the month prior.


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

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


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.


Behind the Scenes and Amedco make 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.


In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support, educational programs sponsored by Behind the Scenes and Amedco must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor. All faculty, authors, editors, and planning committee members participating in an activity sponsored by BTS and Amedco 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.


Behind the Scenes 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.