Within 10 business days post-meeting, all attendees will receive an email with instructions for printing certificates via the internet. To update your email address, please feel free to visit the Registration Desk.

2019 Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this activity, the learner should be able to:

  1. Perform a focused physical exam on patients with venous and lymphatic diseases
  2. Describe how to treat and prevent venous thromboembolism
  3. Differentiate the causes of leg swelling
  4. Identify the technical issues during venous stenting
  5. Recognize the different reflux pathways and their clinical impact
  6. Define the causes and the important clinical issues on lymphatic disease
  7. Decide how to manage complications during venous interventions
  8. Discuss the use of ultrasound, IVUS and axial imaging to evaluate venous disease
  9. Outline current problems and treatment options for pulmonary embolism
  10. Assess the different treatment options for superficial vein disease

Target Audience

Venous Symposium will be of value to vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, interventional cardiologists, phlebologists, general surgeons and other medical professionals currently treating venous disease or who wish to expand into this arena.

CME Accreditation Statement

Complete Conference Management is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

2019 CME Credit Designation Statement

Complete Conference Management designates this live activity for a maximum of 24.75 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


American Board of Surgery (ABS) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part 2

Attendees may take a self-assessment test at the time of certificate retrieval.  Achieving a score of 75% or more on unlimited attempts will allow the AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ earned at Venous Symposium to count towards the self-assessment credits required by Part 2 of the ABS MOC Program.

2019 Other Credits

For the purpose of recertification, the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) accepts AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM from organizations accredited by the ACCME.

The American Academy of Physician Assistants (AAPA) accepts certificates of participation for educational activities certified for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTMfrom organizations accredited by the ACCME. Physician assistants may receive a maximum of 24.75 hours of Category 1 credit for completing this program.

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.


Complete Conference Management makes every effort to develop CME activities that are scientifically based. This activity is designed for educational purposes. Participants have a responsibility to utilize this information to enhance their professional development in an effort to improve patient outcomes. Conclusions drawn by the participants should be derived from careful consideration of all available scientific information. The participant should use his/her clinical judgment, knowledge, experience and diagnostic decision-making before applying any information, whether provided here or by others, for any professional use.

Disclosure Policy Statement

In accordance with the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) Standards for Commercial Support, educational programs sponsored by Complete Conference Management must demonstrate balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor.  All faculty, authors, editors and planning committee members participating in a CCM-sponsored activity are required to disclose any relevant financial interest or other relationship with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services that are discussed in an educational activity.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

Complete Conference Management requires that faculty participating in any CME activity disclose to the audience when discussing any unlabeled or investigational use of any commercial product or device not yet approved for use in the United States.

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