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 participating in 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.

Accreditation

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.

PHYSICIANS

NACCME designates this live activity for a maximum of 27.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

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

This includes 6.75 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.

NURSING

This continuing nursing education activity awards up to 27.25 contact hours.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13255 for 27.25 contact hours.

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 27.25 AAPA Category 1 credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Association for Vascular and Interventional Radiographers (AVIR) ARRT Accreditation

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

This symposium, 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)

MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION (MOC)

ABR Maintenance of Certification (SAMs Sessions)

Participants 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 are qualified by the American Board of Radiology in meeting the criteria for self-assessment toward the purpose of fulfilling requirements in the ABR Maintenance of Certification Program (MOC):

Endovascular Therapy: The Essentials Symposium

Sunday, January 27, 2019

8:00am – 5:00pm   6.75 credits

ABR Date of Qualification: December 14, 2018

Non-Invasive Vascular Diagnosis Symposium

Sunday, January 27, 2019

8:00am – 5:00pm    5.5 credits

BR Date of Qualification: January 15, 2019

ABS Maintenance of Certification (MOC)

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 6.75 credits in Noninvasive Vascular Diagnosis.

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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NACCME maintains physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with federal regulations to guard your nonpublic personal information.

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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.

Educational Grant Supporters

NACCME would like to thank the following companies who have supported the International Symposium on Endovascular Therapy (ISET) through educational grants and/or in-kind support: Boston Scientific Corporation; Janssen Scientific Affairs, LLC; Abbott Vascular; Medtronic; BD, formerly Bard Peripheral Vascular; Cook Medical; W.L. Gore & Associates; Philips Healthcare; EKOS Corporation, A BTG Group Company; Siemens Healthineers; Cardiovascular Systems Inc.; Cordis, A Cardinal Health Company; Penumbra Inc.; Terumo Medical Corporation; Argon Medical Devices, Inc.; and Guerbet.

 

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