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
FACULTY

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

PROVIDER STATEMENT

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

For questions regarding this educational activity, please call 609-371-1137 or email info@naccme.com.

INTENDED LEARNERS

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.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

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.
CLAIMING CREDIT

To be eligible for credit, participants must complete the online activity, a post-test assessment, and the evaluation by February 25, 2021. 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, 2021
Estimated Time to Complete: 1 hour

There is no fee associated with this activity.

COMMERCIAL SUPPORT

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

CONTINUING EDUCATION

    In support of improving patient care, NACCME 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.

PHYSICIANS

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

UEMS/EACCME CME CREDIT RECOGNITION

The American Medical Association (AMA) has an agreement of mutual recognition of CME credit with the European Union of Medical Specialists (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.

NURSING

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. 

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS

NACCME has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with the AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.00 AAPA Category 1 credit(s). PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

VASCULAR & INTERVENTIONAL RADIOGRAPHERS

This program has been submitted for approval of  1.0 A+ ARRT CE credits by the Association for Vascular and Interventional Radiographers (AVIR). Reference #AVIR200218R.
The AVIR is an ARRT Recognized Continuing Education Evaluating Mechanism, (RCEEM)

USE OF PROPRIETARY NAMES

This continuing medical education activity may include device or medicine brand names for participant clarity purposes only, due to the presence of different branded versions of the same product. No product promotion or recommendation should be inferred.

UNAPPROVED AND/OR INVESTIGATIONAL USES OF DRUGS AND DEVICES

This activity may contain information about experimental and other uses of drugs or devices that are not currently approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) of the European Union or the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the United States. Participants are strongly encouraged to consult approved product labeling for any drug or device mentioned in this activity before use. The opinions expressed during this activity are the opinions of the respective authors, presenters or moderators and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of NACCME.

DISCLAIMERS

The material presented and related discussions are not intended to be medical advice, and the presentation or discussion of such material is not intended to create and does not establish a physician-patient relationship. Medical advice of any nature should be sought from an individual’s own physician.

Neither NACCME nor any of its subsidiaries or affiliates is affiliated with, or formally endorsed by a medical society.

The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and are not attributable to NACCME or HMP. Clinical judgment must guide each professional in weighing the benefits of treatment against the risk of toxicity. Dosages, indications, and methods of use for products referred to in this activity are not necessarily the same as indicated in the package insert for each product, may reflect the clinical experience of the presenters, and may be derived from the professional literature or other clinical sources. Consult complete prescribing information before administering.

DISCLOSURE OF RELEVANT FINANCIAL RELATIONSHIPS

NACCME, LLC is an independent provider(s) of continuing medical education. NACCME, LLC has no proprietary or financial interest in medical or healthcare products over which the FDA (USA) or EMA (EU) has regulatory authority.

NACCME, LLC assures that all educational materials are reviewed to ensure for the absence of commercial bias, fair balance, scientific objectivity, and levels of evidence. The educational activity will not be influenced by commercial organizations and will not conflict with any other scheduled educational activities.

According to the disclosure policy of NACCME, faculty, editors, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control content are required to disclose any relevant financial relationships with relevant commercial companies related to this activity. All relevant conflicts of interest that are identified are reviewed for potential conflicts of interest. If a conflict is identified, it is the responsibility of NACCME to initiate a mechanism to resolve the conflict. The existence of these interests or relationships is not viewed as implying bias or decreasing the value of the presentation.

Clinical Reviewers

Adam Geronemus, MD
Interventional Radiologist
Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute
South Miami Heart Center
Miami, Florida

Alex Powell, MD
Interventional Radiologist
Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute
Miami, Florida

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

NURSE PLANNER
Susie Seaman, NP
Sharp Rees-Stealy Wound Clinic
San Diego, California

Planning Committee

In addition to the faculty listed below, the planning committee is comprised of: James Benenati, MD, FSIR; Daniel Clair, MD; Ripal T. Gandhi, MD, FSIR, FVSM; Adam Geronemus, MD; William Gray, MD, FACC, FSCAI; Barry Katzen, MD, FACC, FACR, FSIR; Kenia Lynn, PA; Jihad Mustapha, MD, FACC, FSCAI; Richard Neville, MD, FACS; Constantino Peña, MD, FSIR; Alex Powell, MD, FSIR; Ramon Quesada, MD; Brian Schiro, MD; and Susie Seaman, NP; and Chris Bolwell, Caitlin Eastman, MaryEllen Fama, Jennifer Ilcyn, Todd Kunkler, Joanna Tong, and Colleen Waters, NACCME.

Chris Bolwell is a shareholder of GlaxoSmithKline. GlaxoSmithKline is not supporting this activity, nor does any content relate to their product/service.

Ms. Fama, Ms. Ilcyn, Mr. Kunkler, Ms. Tong, and Ms. Waters of NACCME have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interests.

Faculty
The faculty has reported the following:

Ripal Gandhi: Consultant–Medtronic, Bard; Speakers’ Bureau–Boston Scientific; Other Financial or Material Support–Sirtex Proctor.

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

Ziv J. Haskal: Consultant – Becton Dickinson/BD, Bendit, Boston Scientific, Medtronic; Grant/Research Support – Siemens, Teclison, Bluegrass; Speakers’ Bureau – BD

Gloria Salazar: Consultant – Medtronic Vascular

ADA STATEMENT

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