ISET: Nurses and Technologists Symposium: Innovations in Cardiac and Vascular Care

ISET: Nurses and Technologists Symposium: Innovations in Cardiac and Vascular Care

National Meeting

Sunday, January 27, 2019
8:00am – 5:00pm

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ARRT Accreditation Evaluation

Please only complete this evaluation if you would like to claim ARRT A+ credits for this symposium. This symposium is also approved for CME and CNE credits which can be claimed using the online evaluation for the ISET meeting. Please refer to your meeting materials for instruction on how to locate the online evaluation for ISET and claim your CME and CNE credits.

ARRT Accreditation

The Nurses and Technologists Symposium: Innovations in Cardiac & Vascular Care, taking place on Sunday, January 27, 2019 from 8:00am – 5:00pm is approved for seven (7.0) ARRT Cat A+ Continuing Education credits as approved by The Association of Vascular & Interventional Radiographers (AVIR). Certified ID: AVIR181205R

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

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

At the conclusion of this conference, participants will be able to:

  • Assess the functional and structural differences of the hybrid suite and the cath lab.
  • Identify who is at highest risk of radiation exposure, ways to monitor and minimize radiation exposure to the patient and staff using established guidelines. 
  • Compare and contrast the different types of anticoagulants by assessing their overall safety, efficacy and indications of use.  
  • Explain the key aspects of a complete vascular physical examination.
  • Analyze the progression of venous disease, how to identify venous insufficiency on venous duplex ultrasonography, and the role of healthcare extenders in the management of DVT and PE.
  • Assess the clinical significance of acute cardiogenic failure and possible endovascular options for therapy and support.
  • Identify treatment options for patients with carotid stenosis, evaluate strategies for preparation of the patient and the angiographic suite for carotid stenting and for potential procedural complications. 
  • Identify causes and treatment options of different wounds types. 
  • Explain the benefits and potential complications of venous lysis and how to identify patient candidates for this procedure. 
  • Identify the indications for IVC filter placement and removal and discuss the techniques, devices and potential complications during removal.
  • Discuss indications and treatment options for Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) and review post procedural patient care approaches. 
  • Discuss groin access complications and how to manage these complications acutely including a review of the equipment needed and room set up. 
Activity Overview

This symposium will occur at The Diplomat Hotel on Sunday, January 27, 2019, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. To be eligible for documentation of credit attendees must participate in the full activity and complete the online evaluation form here.

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

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