ISET: Nurse and Techs Symposium: Innovations in Cardiac and Vascular Care

ISET: Nurse and Techs Symposium: Innovations in Cardiac and Vascular Care

National Meeting

Saturday, February 3, 2018
7:55am – 5:15pm

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Intended Learners

The International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy (ISET) is designed for interventional radiologists, vascular surgeons, interventional cardiologists, interventional neuroradiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, clinical cardiologists, clinical radiologists, neurologists, internists, nurses, and others involved in the treatment of cardiovascular disease.

Learning Objectives

After completing this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the value of Non-invasive vascular laboratory testing in the assessment of patients with arterial vascular disease.
  • Understand the aspects of a complete vascular physical examination.
  • Discuss the role of intravascular ultrasound and optical coherence tomography in the intra-procedural assessment of the vascular tree.
  • Describe the benefits and limitations of peripheral CTA and MRA examination in the assessment of peripheral vascular disease.
  • Understand the aspects of a physical examination in a patient undergoing an acute stroke
  • Discuss the issues involved in imaging and performing endovascular procedures in patient with renal disease
  • Explain the differences and goals between the available options for hemodialysis vascular access
  • Explain the endovascular and surgical options for a failing hemodialysis access.
  • Describe the various indications for venous access lines removal and exchange in order to minimize catheter related sepsis.
  • Discuss the difference between lower extremity and foot ulcers and wounds.
  • Understand the clinical significance of acute cardiogenic failure and possible endovascular options for therapy and support.
  • Explain the different types of options available for percutaneous arterial vessel closure.
  • Understand the factors associated with thrombolytic infusion and how to identify potential bleeding.
  • Discuss the role of the endovascular team in the management of acute intra-procedural arterial rupture.
Activity Overview

This symposium will occur at The Diplomat Hotel on Saturday, February 3, 2018, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. To be eligible for documentation of credit for each session attended, attendees must participate in the full activity and complete the online evaluation form for each session.

For questions regarding this educational activity, please call 609-371-1137.

ARRT Accreditation

The Nurses and Technologists Symposium: Innovations in Cardiac & Vascular Care, taking place on Saturday, February 3, 2018 from 8:00am – 5:15pm is pending approval of A+ ARRT CE credits by the Association for Vascular and Interventional Radiographers (AVIR).

The AVIR is an ARRT Recognized Continuing Education Evaluating Mechanism, (RCEEM).

Accreditation

  In support of improving patient care, North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC (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.

CME

NACCME designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

The National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

CNE

This continuing nursing education activity awards 6.75 contact hours.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13255 for  6.75 contact hours.                

Nurse practitioners may participate in this educational activity and earn a certificate of completing as AANP accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ through its reciprocity agreements.

ADA Statement

North American Center for Continuing Medical Education complies with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of accommodations, please call 609-371-1137.

Hardware/Software Requirements

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Copyright © 2018 by North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC. All rights reserved. No part of this accredited continuing education activity may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, without first obtaining permission from North American Center for Continuing Medical Education. The opinions expressed in this educational activity are those of the faculty and are not attributable to NACCME. 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.