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Annual Vascular Physics and Review Course

Michael Ricci mricci at together.net
Fri Jul 24 23:53:03 EST 1998


Join The University of Vermont, Department of Surgery during peak Foliage
Season for the 7th Annual Vascular Physics and Review Course on
September 17-19, 1998, lakeside at the Radisson Hotel in Burlington,
Vermont.

For more information  visit our web site at
http://www.vtmednet.org/vascular/cme.htm or  E-mail Christine Lash, Course
Adminstrator, at christine.lash at uvm.edu.


This course is for:
* Technologists or physicians preparing for the Vascular Registry
Examiniation;
* Technologists and physicians who wish to have an update on issues in
vascular testing, accreditation, reimbursement, and controversies in
vascular testing; and
* Physicians who wish an update on the indications for surgery and the
evolving role of vascular laboratory testing.

This format will include two "tracts": 1) Technologist & 2) Physician

To obtain the best tuition rate, register before August 19,1998!


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PROGRAM AGENDA

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1998

 7:00am  Registration, Exhibits and Continental Breakfast

 8:00   Welcome and Introduction
    · Michael A. Ricci, M.D.
    · Steven J. Knight, BSc,RVT

 8:15   Vascular Anatomy
    · Ann Marie Kupinski, PhD, RVT

 8:45   Vascular Physiology and Hemodynamics
    · Ann Marie Kupinski, PhD, RVT

 9:30   Ultrasound Physics
    · Kirk W. Beach, MD, PhD

 10:15   Break and Exhibits

 10:30   Ultrasound Imaging
    · Kirk W. Beach, MD, PhD

  11:30   Questions and Answers -Faculty

 12:00noon  Lunch and Exhibits

 1:00pm   Doppler Principles
    · Phillip J. Bendick, PhD

    2:00   Ultrasound Safety
    · Junru Wu, PhD

 2:30   Questions and Answers - Faculty

    2:45   Break

    3:00   Plethysmography/Segmental Blood Pressures
    · Dennis F. Bandyk, FACS

 4:00   Statistics
    · Turner Osler, M.D.

 4:30   Adjourn

 6:00pm   Spirit of Ethan Allen II Dinner Cruise
    (Boat leaves promptly from Dock at 6:30)

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER  18, 1998

 7:15am  Registration, Exhibits and Continental Breakfast

 8:00   Cerebrovascular Testing
    · Jean F. Primozich, BS, RVT

  10:00   Break

 10:15   Transcranial Doppler
    · Steven J. Knight, BSc, RVT

   11:15   Carotid Interpretation Criteria
    · D. Eugene Strandness, Jr., FACS

   11:45   Questions and Answers - Faculty

   12:00   Lunch and Exhibits


CONCURRENT SESSIONS

"Technology Track"

1:00 Vascular History and Physical
 · Michael A. Ricci, MD, FACS, RVT

1:30 Peripheral Arterial Testing
 · Cynthia B. Burnham, BSN, RN, RVT

 2:30 Arteriography and Venography
 · Kenneth E. Najarian, M.D.

3:00 Break

3:15 Theraputic Interventions
 · Michael A. Ricci, MD, FACS, RVT

3:30 Impact of Randomized Trials on CEA
 · D. Eugene Strandness, Jr., FACS

"Physician Track"

1:00 Endovascular Therapy of Iliac Stenosis
 · Kenneth E. Najarian, M.D.

1:30 Duplex Ultrasound for Graft Surveillance
 · Dennis F. Bandyk, FACS

2:30 CEA  without Arteriography
 · David B. Pilcher, MD, FACS, RVT

3:00 Break and Exhibits

3:15 Ultrasound Contrast Agents
 · Brian Gerra, M.D.

3:30 Impact of Randomized Trials on CEA
 · D. Eugene Strandness, Jr., FACS

4:30 Adjourn



SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER  19, 1998

 7:15am  Registration, Exhibits and Continental Breakfast

 8:00   Abdominal Vascular Testing
    · Marsha M. Neumyer, BS, RVT

 9:30   Vasculogenic Impotence Testing
    · Steven J. Knight, BSc, RVT

 10:00   Break and Exhibits

 10:15   Venous Testing
    · Mira L. Katz, MLA, RVT

 11:30   Questions and Answers - Faculty

 12:00noon  Lunch and Exhibits


CONCURRENT SESSIONS

"Technology Track"


1:00pm Vascular Laboratory Accreditation
 · Marsha M. Neumyer, BS, RVT

2:00  Quality Assurance
 · Steven J. Knight, BSc, RVT

2:15 Questions and Answers - Faculty

2:30 Laboratory Utilization and Reimbursement
 · Robert M. Zwolak, MD, PhD

3:30 Adjourn


"Physician Track"


 1:00pm Intraoperative Ultrasound
 · David B. Pilcher, MD, FACS, RVT

 2:00 Intravascular Ultrasound
 · Michael A. Ricci, MD, FACS, RVT

 2:15 Questions and Answers - Faculty

 2:30 Laboratory Utilization and Reimbursement
	· Robert M. Zwolak, MD, PhD

3:30	Adjourn







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