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 attending the International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy (ISET), participants should be able to:

  • List evidence-based medicine criteria that reflect the best techniques and devices to treat cardiovascular disease.
  • Explain the benefits of medical management and the use of multidisciplinary teams to improve patient outcomes of endovascular therapy and complex structural heart disease.
  • Illustrate optimal noninvasive diagnostic techniques to diagnose, plan treatment for, and follow cardiovascular disease.
  • Describe principles and techniques of venous intervention including DVT, filters, and dialysis procedures.
  • Distinguish the best methods to diagnose and manage patients with critical limb ischemia.
  • Differentiate advanced techniques and treatment for complex aneurysms.
  • Compare advanced techniques to treat complex cases of chronic total occlusions.
  • Contrast the simple and complex arterial access for the performance of diverse endovascular procedures.
  • Recognize when and how to apply new techniques to treat aortic dissection.


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


NACCME designates this live activity for a maximum of 32.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

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 Credits™ from organizations accredited by ACCME.

This includes 6.0 credits in Noninvasive Vascular Diagnosis.


This continuing nursing education activity awards 32.5 contact hours.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13255 for 32.5 contact hours.

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

Other Credits

Association for Vascular and Interventional Radiographers (AVIR) ARRT Accreditation

The Nurses and Technologists Symposium: Innovations in Cardiac & Vascular Care

This symposium, taking place on Saturday, February 3, 2018, will be submitted for ARRT A+ CE approval by the Association for Vascular and Interventional Radiographers (AVIR). AVIR is an approved RCEEM.

SAMs Sessions

Attendees of ISET sessions featuring SAMs credits will have the opportunity to take an online exam. The exams will be available online immediately after the conclusion of the sessions, and a certificate can be claimed after successfully passing the exam.

The following sessions will be submitted for approval by the ABR for Self Assessment Module (SAM) credits toward the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program:

Focused Symposium: Fundamentals of Endovascular Therapy
Saturday, February 3, 2018
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
7 credits

Focused Symposium: Noninvasive Vascular Diagnosis
Sunday, February 4, 2018
8:00 am – 4:00 pm
6 credits


Achieving a score of 75% or higher on questions asked in the online evaluation for select ISET sessions will allow the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ earned during these sessions to count toward self-assessment credits for Part 2 of the ABS MOC Program.

Noninvasive Vascular Diagnosis

This program will provide credits in Noninvasive Vascular Diagnosis.

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.

Hardware/Software Requirements

All educational activities are accessible via a PC (Windows Vista 7, 8, 10) or Mac (Mac OS 10.x or later) computer with current versions of the following browsers: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, or Safari. Windows Media Player or compatible alternative, sound card, and speakers are required for streamed audio. The latest version of the Adobe Flash Player is suggested for video programs. A PDF reader is required for print publications. Please direct technical questions to

Requirements for Credit

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.

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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.

Note: Information contained herein is subject to change without notice.