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Algorithms for Modern Venous Care

Course Brochure

Saturday, March 15, 2014

7:30 am - 12:00 pm

University of Michigan
Samuel and Jean Frankel Cardiovascular Center
Danto Auditorium
1425 E. Ann St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Target Audience
Community and primary care physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners and physician assistants who are involved in the diagnosis and treatment of chronic venous disease.

Parking & Directions
Please use parking structure P5 (Cardiovascular Center Parking Structure, Ann Street at Observatory Street - see map below). The entrance is below street level off of Observatory and Ann Streets. Street signs off East Medical Center Drive will help direct you to the Cardiovascular Center. Parking will be free. Take a parking ticket to enter the structure. You will be given a parking coupon at the course registration desk to receive free parking when you exit. Please do not use valet service unless medically necessary - this is for patient appointments only. Once in building, Danto Auditorium is on floor two of the Cardiovascular Center. Follow signs to the auditorium.

Click here for driving directions.

Registration Fees
You are encouraged to register as soon as you are certain of attending as we cannot guarantee educational materials for applicants who are not preregistered and prepaid by Friday, March 7, 2014. Payment must accompany registration. Checks should be made payable to the University of Michigan in U.S. currency. Payments by American Express, Discover, MasterCard or Visa are also accepted. Fees include continental breakfast, coffee service, and course materials for participants. On-site registration will also be available.

Physician-in-Training, Retired Physician, RN & Allied Health
U-M Faculty & Staff
Full Course

Registration Options

Online register here
Mail brochure
U-M Department of Internal Medicine
Continuing Medical Education
24 Frank Lloyd Wright Dr., Lobby J, Suite 1200
Ann Arbor, MI 48106-5750
Phone (734) 232-3469
Fax (734) 998-0085

Cancellation Policy
An administrative fee of $50 will be deducted from your registration payment. Refund requests must be received in writing, no later than Friday, March 7, 2014. No refunds will be made thereafter.

Program Objectives
Upon completion of this conference, participants will be able to implement the newest advances and standards of care in the diagnosis and management of venous disease including:

The University of Michigan Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Michigan Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Applications have been submitted to the American Osteopathic Association and the American Academy of Family Physicians for credits. Determination of credit is pending. Other credits by specialty may apply.


7:30 am Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00 Introduction & Pre-Test
8:15 Venous Health Program
Clare Harris, NP
8:30 Veins: The Dark Side of Circulation
David Williams, MD
9:00 DVT: The Comprehensive Management of
Superficial and Deep Venous Thrombosis

Dawn Coleman, MD
9:30 Novel Anticoagulants
James Froehlich, MD, MPH
10:00 IVC Filters: Fact and Fiction
John Rectenwald, MD
10:30 Break
10:45 Varicose Veins: The Spectrum of Treatment Options
Lisa Pavone, MD
11:15 Venous Stasis Ulcers and Chronic Lower
Extremity Edema - How to Manage and When to Refer

Thomas Wakefield, MD
11:45 Post-Test
12:00 pm Course Adjourns