Saturday, March 15, 2014
7:30 am - 12:00 pm
University of Michigan
Samuel and Jean Frankel Cardiovascular Center
1425 E. Ann St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
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.
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
U-M Department of Internal Medicine
Continuing Medical Education
24 Frank Lloyd Wright Dr., Lobby J, Suite 1200
Ann Arbor, MI 48106-5750
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.
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 comprehensive medical and surgical management of acute and chronic deep and superficial venous thrombosis.
- Indications and options for the treatment of chronic venous insufficiency – including therapies directed at varicose veins.
- Appropriate work-up, management and referral indications for venous ulcers and lymphedema.
- IVC filter indications, device options and complications.
- Details, limitations and indications of novel anticoagulants.
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
James Froehlich, MD, MPH
|10:00||IVC Filters: Fact and Fiction
John Rectenwald, MD
|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
|12:00 pm||Course Adjourns|