2021 Learning Objectives

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

  1. Discuss diagnostic protocols for venous and lymphatic diseases
  2. Develop a strategy on how to use different types of compression
  3. Assess the risks and benefits of treatment of superficial venous disease
  4. Identify the different patterns of superficial vein reflux and their management
  5. Determine how to manage patients with superficial and deep vein disease
  6. Explain the concepts and treatment of aesthetic vein problems
  7. Formulate strategies for the management of pelvic vein disorders
  8. Determine strengths and shortcomings of venous stenting
  9. Develop an algorithm for evaluation and treatment of venous ulcers
  10. Describe the process for diagnosis and management of venous thromboembolism
  11. Assess how to manage anticoagulation during and after interventions
  12. Define how to treat venous malformations
  13. Recognize and manage complications of venous interventions
  14. Analyze the current challenges in the venous lymphatic diseases
  15. Assess new methods, devices, recent and ongoing studies.

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

The 2022 ACCREDITATION INFORMATION will be available shortly.Continuing Education credits have been applied for and pending approval.

2021 CME Credit Designation Statement

Coming soon!

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.

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.


Behind the Scenes 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

Behind the Scenes adheres to the ACCME’s Standards for Integrity and Independence in Accredited Continuing Education. Any individuals in a position to control the content of a CE activity, including faculty, planners, reviewers or others are required to disclose all relevant financial relationships with ineligible entities (commercial interests). All relevant conflicts of interest have been mitigated prior to the commencement of the activity.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use

Behind the Scenes 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.