2024 Learning Objectives

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

  1. Know the advantages and shortcomings of the different diagnostic methods for venous and lymphatic diseases
  2. Determine how and when to apply the appropriate types and level of compression therapy
  3. Discuss the risks and benefits of venous and lymphatic disease treatments
  4. Recognize different patterns of superficial vein reflux and formulate a treatment plan
  5. Recognize the impact of combined superficial and deep vein disease and plan treatment based on each of the venous system severity
  6. Evaluate aesthetic vein problems and plan the appropriate treatment
  7. Understand the clinical presentation and management of patients with pelvic vein disorders
  8. Determine the candidates for venous stenting and explain advantages and issues with stent placement
  9. Know the causes for ulceration and be able to perform diagnosis and treatment
  10. Discuss the different methods for managing patients with pulmonary embolism
  11. Determine how to treat patients with different types of venous thrombosis
  12. Understand the etiology and severity of skin damage and learn of how to manage such patients
  13. Recognize and manage complications of different types of medical therapy and procedures
  14. Understand th current challenges in the management of venous lymphatic diseases
  15. Know about new devices and methods of treatment and ongoing trials

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


support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and Behind the Scenes.  Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Amedco Joint Accreditation #4008163.

2024 CME Credit Designation Statements

Physicians: Amedco LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 32.25 live / 37.00 enduring AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

  • VS Wound Care Symposium Maximum: 7.50 CE
  • VS Allied Health Program Maximum: 2.25 CE
  • VS LATIN Program Maximum: 2.75 CE
  • Venous Symposium Maximum: 24.25 CE

Live: May 8-11, 2024
Enduring: June 7, 2024 – June 7, 2025

American Board of Surgery (ABS) MOC
Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the learner to earn credit toward the CME requirements of the American Board of Surgery’s Continuous Certification program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABS credit. Up to 32.25 live / 37.00 enduring CME for MOC hours available.

You must request your certificate within 45 days of the activity to meet the deadline for submission to PARS. Credits are generally reported during the first week of each month for those who claimed during the month prior.

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.

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.


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 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.