ACCREDITATION

INTENDED LEARNERS

This conference is designed for interventional cardiologists, vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, wound care specialists, podiatrists, nurses, vascular technologists, and cardiovascular catheterization laboratory team members.

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Apply a comprehensive, multidisciplinary best-practice approach for patients at risk for major amputation with advanced peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and critical limb ischemia (CLI)
  • Describe the role of atherectomy in CLI and its application in amputation prevention
  • Treat complex chronic total occlusions in tibial and pedal arterial vessels in the patient with CLI
  • Describe arterial angiosome anatomy in conjunction with cutaneous and ultrasonic angiosome mapping in patients at risk for major amputation with advanced tibio-pedal arterial disease
  • Implement procedural and technological advances in wound care practices for patients facing major amputation due to advanced PAD, advanced non-healing wounds, and gangrene
  • Describe the surgical approach to post-revascularization limb salvage for patients at risk for major amputation with advanced PAD
  • Identify the components necessary to build a multidisciplinary amputation prevention program
  • Implement a diagnostic algorithm including selective angiography as a critical step for patients with severe PAD who are at risk for amputation
  • Incorporate advanced tibio-pedal access in combination with antegrade access in limb salvage procedures
  • Utilize digital branch access during CLI interventions
  • Implement transcollateral interventions in below-the-knee and below-the-ankle interventions
  • Describe tips and tricks for safe and effective endovascular treatment of CLI from access to closure
  • Describe unique considerations when evaluating the diabetic foot ulcer in the setting of CLI
  • Describe the current state of wound-orientation revascularization in the patient with CLI
  • Describe the algorithm to identify and treat venous, arterial, and mixed wounds in the patient with CLI
  • Describe when to refer the patient with CLI and osteomyelitis for an ID consult
  • Describe when to urgently refer a patient with CLI and wounds to a wound care specialist

 

ACCREDITATION INFORMATION
 

In support of improving patient care, North American Center for Continuing Medical Education (NACCME) 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.

 

PHYSICIANS

NACCME designates this live activity for a maximum of 22.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

NURSES

This continuing nursing education activity awards 22.5 contact hours.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13255 for 22.5 contact hours.

 

PODIATRISTS

North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC (NACCME) is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. NACCME has approved this activity for a maximum of 22.5 continuing education contact hours.

 

VASCULAR TECHNOLOGISTS

NACCME will apply for ARRT Category ACE credits through the AHRA.

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR CREDIT

To be eligible for documentation of credit for each session attended, participants must participate in the full activity and complete the online general survey and the online evaluation form for each session by September 12, 2018.

For questions regarding this educational activity, please call (609) 371-1137.

 

CANCELLATION POLICY

If your registration must be cancelled, the course fee (less a $150 processing fee) will be refunded if we are notified in writing by June 22, 2018. After June 22, 2018, no refunds will be issued.

There are no exceptions to these policies. Payments made may not be applied toward tuition for future AMP conferences, or other meetings or products offered by NACCME.

Copyright © 2018 by North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC. All rights reserved.

 

ADA STATEMENT

North American Center for Continuing Medical Education complies with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of accommodations, please call (609) 371-1137.

Funding for the conference has been provided by unrestricted educational grants from the following companies:

Boston Scientific Corporation