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The American Venous Forum Hosts - The Vein Forum Course: Comprehensive Venous Management for the Practicing Clinician

The American Venous Forum is hosting The Vein Forum Course: Comprehensive Venous Management for the Practicing Clinician on September 5-6, 2014 at the Hyatt Boston Harbor in Boston, MA. The Vein Forum Course is targeted to clinicians in the fields of vascular surgery, interventional radiology, phlebology, interventional cardiology and hematology. The course will be limited to 50 registered attendees. Visit www.veinforum.org for more information and to register.

Boston, MA, April 26, 2014 --(PR.com)-- The American Venous Forum is hosting The Vein Forum Course: Comprehensive Venous Management for the Practicing Clinician on September 5-6, 2014 at the Hyatt Boston Harbor in Boston, MA. The Vein Forum Course is targeted to clinicians in the fields of vascular surgery, interventional radiology, phlebology, interventional cardiology and hematology. Visit www.veinforum.org for more information and to register.

High quality education is the leading principle of the American Venous Forum. The Vein Forum Course will provide clinicians with:
• A unique educational opportunity beyond a basic introduction to venous disease
• Knowledge of how to utilize new technologies such as endovenous therapies and foam to
treat varicose veins and venous ulcers
• State-of-the-art lectures and panel discussions by leaders in venous disease
• Understanding of the newer technologies of endovenous ablation, pharmacomechanical thrombectomy and tissue substitutes for venous ulcer care
• Case-based workshops incorporating hands-on demonstrations
• Tools to improve competence, practice performance and patient outcomes by being more
active in the prevention and treatment of DVT/PE
• Edited video presentations
• Proper ultrasound assessment of a patient with venous disease
• Comfort using advanced wound care techniques like synthetic skin substitutes
• How to employ duplex ultrasonography and intra-venous ultrasound in the treatment of CVI
and PTS

The course will include seven case-based workshops to equip attendees with knowledge in:
• Compression and Wound Care
• Intravascular Ultrasound (IVUS)
• IVC Filters
• Pharmacomechanical Thrombolysis / Iliofemoral DVT
• Radiofrequency Ablation and Endovenous Laser Ablation
• Sclerotherapy
• Ultrasound

CME credits will be provided for this activity.

Faculty for the course includes:
Joseph Raffetto, MD - VA Boston Healthcare System - West Roxbury, MA (Course Director)
Ellen Dillavou, MD - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center - Pittsburgh, PA
Steven Elias, MD - Englewood Hospital & Medical Center - Englewood, NJ
Chieh-Min Fan, MD - Brigham and Women's Hospital - Boston, MA
David Gillespie,MD - Southcoast Healthcare System - Potomac, MD
Mark Iafrati, MD - Tufts Medical Center - Boston, MA
William Marston, MD - University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, NC
Patrick Muck, MD - Good Samaritan Hospital - Cincinnati, OH
Marc Passman, MD - University of Alabama at Birmingham - Birmingham, AL
Julianne Stoughton, MD - Vein Solutions - Stoneham, MA
Harold Welch, MD - Lahey Clinic - Burlington, MA

Registration Fee
AVF Member: $500.00
Non AVF Member: $600.00

If you are interested or know of other professional clinicians that would like to better serve and advise their patients living with venous disease, then please visit www.veinforum.org for more information and to register online. Course registration is limited to 50 attendees.

The American Venous Forum (AVF) is dedicated to improving the care of patients with venous and lymphatic disease through education, research and technology. Membership is open to vascular surgeons, physicians and allied health professionals engaged in the care of patients with venous and lymphatic diseases.
Contact Information
American Venous Forum
Mia Beans
414-918-3184
Contact
www.veinforum.org

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