Embolization Strategies and Techniques in the Management of Hemorrhage: A Case-Based Symposium

Embolization Strategies and Techniques in the Management of Hemorrhage: A Case-Based Symposium

On-Demand Webcast

Ripal Gandhi, MD, FSIR, FSVM
Associate Clinical Professor
Florida International University,
Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine
Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute
Miami, Florida

Jafar Golzarian, MD, FSIR
Professor of Radiology
Division Head Vascular and Interventional Radiology
University of Minnesota Medical Center
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Ziv Haskal, MD, FSIR
Professor/Fellowship Director, Interventional Radiology
University of Virginia School of Medicine
Charlottesville, Virginia

Gloria Salazar, MD
Assistant Professor Radiology
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts


Provided by North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC, an HMP Company.

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Interventional radiologists, vascular surgeons, interventional cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, clinical cardiologists, clinical radiologists, neurologists, internists, nurses, technicians and other clinicians involved in the treatment of CV disease.


After participating in this activity, participants should be better able to:

  • Identify a bleed within the gastrointestinal track and identify the best embolic agent for treatment.
  • Effectively identify, and appropriately treat a traumatic bleed.
  • Understand the benefits, risks, and appropriate uses for various embolic agents such as coils and plugs delivered via microcatheter.
  • Address the difficulties faced by the interventionalist when treating hemorrhage arising from small distal vessels.

To be eligible for credit, participants must complete the online activity, a post-test assessment, and the evaluation. Upon completing the activity, there will be instructions on how to print a certificate or other documentation of credit.

Release Date: February 25, 2020
Expiration Date: February 25, 2022

Estimated Time to Complete: 1 hour

There is no fee associated with this activity.


NACCME would like to thank the following company who has supported "Embolization Strategies and Techniques in the Management of Hemorrhage: A Case-Based Symposium" through an educational grant: Medtronic


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NACCME designates this internet enduring activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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This continuing nursing education activity awards 1.00 contact hour.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13255 for 1.00 contact hour. 


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This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive 1 Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credit for learning and change.


This program has been approved for 1.0 A+ ARRT CE credit by the Association for Vascular and Interventional Radiographers (AVIR). Reference #AVIR210301R.
The AVIR is an ARRT Recognized Continuing Education Evaluating Mechanism, (RCEEM)


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The faculty has reported the following:

Ripal Gandhi: Consultant—BD, Cordis/Cadrinal Health, Medtronic, Sirtex Medical, Trisalus Life Sciences; Speakers’ Bureau—BD, Sirtex Medical; Other Financial or Material Support—Sirtex Medical Proctor.

Jafar Golzarian: Consultant—BSCI, Guerbet, Medtronic, Penumbra, QX Medical, Shape Memory, Sirtex

Ziv J. Haskal: Consultant—Becton Dickinson; Advosiry Board—Boston Scientific, Sirtex, Varian; Speakers' Bureau—WL Gore; Stock—Bendit

Gloria Salazar: Speakers' Bureau—Medtronic Vascular


Brian Schiro, MD
Interventional Radiologist
Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute
Miami, Florida

Dr. Schiro has disclosed no relevant financial relationship with any ineligible company (commercial interest).


Susie Seaman, NP, MSN, CWOCN (Nurse Planner)
Susie Seaman Wound Care Consulting
San Diego, California

Ms. Seaman has disclosed no relevant financial relationship with any ineligible company (commercial interest).

The NACCME planning committee is comprised of Samantha Conforti, Caitlin Eastman, MaryEllen Fama, Randy Robbin, Greaton Sellers, Margie Stefan, and Colleen Waters.

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