Accreditation

CME CERTIFICATES

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

2023 LEARNING OBJECTIVES

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

  1. Identify appropriate treatment methods for endoleaks
  2. Recognize the different imaging modalities to assist in the treatment of aortic pathology
  3. Determine which endovascular procedures are a durable solution for the lower extremity
  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 medical therapy on peripheral arterial disease
  9. Describe methods of anterior spine exposure
  10. Identify strategies to treat carotid disease and when to employ CEA vs TCAR

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.

2022 CME ACCREDITATION STATEMENT

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Vein & Lymphatic Society (AVLS) and Behind the Scenes, a Medical Education Company, LLC (BTS) . The AVLS is accredited with commendation by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

2022 CME Credit Designation Statement

The American Vein & Lymphatic Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 9 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

OTHER CREDITS

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.

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.


2022 DISCLAIMER

Behind the Scenes and the American Vein & Lymphatic Society 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.


2022 DISCLOSURE POLICY STATEMENT

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

2022 DISCLOSURE OF UNLABELED USE

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.