Shining a Light on Vein CareNovember 15-18, 2012 | Hollywood, Florida | Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa                      ...
The American College of Phlebology Foundation         would like to thank the organizations below for their support.      ...
Table of ContentsAdvance Registration Form  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . See Ins...
Continuing Education Information Target Audience The primary target audience of the 26th Annual Congress includes Phlebolo...
Message from the Program ChairsOn behalf of the 2012 ProgramPlanning Committee, it is with greatpleasure that we invite yo...
Leadership 2012 ANNUAL CONGRESS                             ACP OFFICERS PROGRAM COMMITTEE                                ...
Registration Information and FeesAdvance registration is required to ensure that badges and tickets to sessions and social...
Registration Information and Fees MULTIPLE ATTENDEES FROM SAME OFFICE DISCOUNT If more than one person from the same offic...
Hotel and Transportation InformationHOTEL RESERVATIONSThe Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa3555 South Ocean Drive, Hollywood, F...
General Information THINGS TO DO IN HOLLYWOOD      »»   Blue Wave Beaches                          »»   Boating, Diving an...
General InformationATTIREThe attire for the conference is business casual.INTERNET CAFÉThere will be a limited number of t...
General Information  IMPORTANT DATES AND TIMES TO REMEMBER       Early Bird Registration Deadline     August 3, 2012      ...
EventsMake the most of the Congress by spending time with your colleagues and friends outsidethe seminar room. After-hours...
Events               • • • • • • • • • • • • • •                                             th Annual                    ...
Events    An ideal balance of mature Banyans and Royal Palm trees with manicured    greens and rolling Bermuda fairways aw...
Events                 Silent                  • • • • • • • • • • •   • • • • • •   • • • • • • • • • •                  ...
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Scientific ProgramFriday, November 16, 2012  Concurrent SessionsTIME                TOPIC1:30 PM – 3:00 PM   Thrombus Deba...
Scientific Program Friday, November 16, 2012      Concurrent Sessions  TIME                TOPIC  3:30 PM – 5:00 PM   ADVA...
Scientific ProgramSaturday, November 17, 2012  Concurrent Sessions  Registration Required, number of participants limited ...
Scientific Program Saturday, November 17, 2012      Multidisiplinary (Nursing) Track      Runs concurrent with Abstract Se...
Scientific ProgramSaturday, November 17, 2012  Concurrent SessionsTIME                TOPIC1:30 PM – 3:00 PM   SWOLLEN LIM...
Scientific Program Saturday, November 17, 2012      Concurrent Sessions  TIME                 TOPIC  3:30 PM – 5:00 PM    ...
Scientific ProgramSunday, November 18, 2012    Concurrent SessionsTIME                      TOPIC 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM       ...
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26th Annual Congress of American College of Phlebology 2012

  1. 1. Shining a Light on Vein CareNovember 15-18, 2012 | Hollywood, Florida | Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa advancing vein care
  2. 2. The American College of Phlebology Foundation would like to thank the organizations below for their support. ExEcutivE LEvEL *Founder’s LeVeL LeAder LeVeL * * ® *VIsIonArY LeVeL * * *dIreCTor LeVeLsuPPorTer LeVeL FrIend’s CIrCLe * = FOUNDING DONOR www.phlebologyfoundation.org
  3. 3. Table of ContentsAdvance Registration Form . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . See InsertContinuing Education Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4Message from the Program Chairs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5Officers, Board of Directors and Program Committee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6Registration Information and Fees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7-8On-Site Registration Hours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8Cancellation/Refund Policy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8Confirmation of Registration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8Hotel Reservations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9Airport Transportation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9Ground Transportation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9Car Rental . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9Parking . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9Things to do in Hollywood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10Session Handouts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10Exhibit Hours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10Attire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11Internet Café . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11Camera/Recording Policy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11Cell Phone Policy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11Program Errata and Addenda . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11Membership Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11Important Dates and Times to Remember . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12Additional Meeting Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13-17Scientific Program Thursday, November 15, 2012 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21-24 Friday, November 16, 2012 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25-28 Saturday, November 17, 2012 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29-32 Sunday, November 18, 2012 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33www.acpcongress.org 3
  4. 4. Continuing Education Information Target Audience The primary target audience of the 26th Annual Congress includes Phlebologists, General Surgeons, Vascular Surgeons, Interventional Radiologists, Interventional Cardiologists, Dermatologists, Dermatological Surgeons, Internists, Family Practice Physicians, Plastic Surgeons, Obstetricians/Gynecologists, Physician Assistants, Ultrasound Technologists, Nurses, allied health and all other healthcare professionals currently or planning to care for patients with venous disease. Conference Objectives After completion of this activity, participants should be able to: »» Use selective testing modalities to diagnose chronic venous disease and insufficiency of the abdomen, pelvis, and extremities or other venous pathology including deep vein thrombosis and vascular malformations »» Describe and demonstrate the various techniques for treating venous disease »» Distinguish indications and contraindications for different treatment modalities »» Measure and compare the outcome of the various techniques in treating venous disease Evaluations and Certificates In order to document your attendance and receive your certificate at the 26th Annual Congress, you will need to complete an evaluation. This will permit the American College of Phlebology (ACP) to continue to enhance your personalized professional development and plan the ACP hosted 2013 World Meeting of the International Union of Phlebology and 2014 American College of Phlebology Annual Congress. Once you have completed the evaluations, you will be able to access your certificate. Computer stations will be set-up onsite at the conference to provide feedback immediately or, at your leisure when you return home. Accreditation and Credit Statements The American College of Phlebology is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American College of Phlebology is an approved Continuing Education Provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing - Provider Number CEP 15857. Disclosure of Conflict of Interests The American College Phlebology requests all persons in a position to control the content of an educational activity to disclose whether or not they have any relevant financial relationships prior to the start of an activity. This information will be made available to attendees onsite.4 26th Annual Congress
  5. 5. Message from the Program ChairsOn behalf of the 2012 ProgramPlanning Committee, it is with greatpleasure that we invite you to attendthe 26th Annual Congress of theAmerican College of Phlebology. Asco-chairs, we have tried to createa unique program with a blend ofpreviously successful topics with somenew thought-provoking ideas. Thismeeting promises to be a fantasticevent filled with several surprises,expert faculty from around the world,and material covering everything frombasic topics to the most advancedissues in venous disease. Program Co-Chairs: Julianne Stoughton & Diana NeuhardtSome of the General Highlights include: »» Pre-congress activities which will offer both basic and advanced phlebology tracks, in addition to an ultrasound pathway, and a timely practice management full day program »» Hands-on Workshops for all practitioners including: Ultrasound, Ambulatory Phlebectomy, Sclerotherapy, and Compression/Wound Care »» An extensive selection of hands-on ultrasound experiences every day… and more LIVE ultrasound cases for enhanced learning »» Aesthetic course on Sunday for those who either want to enhance their cosmetic outcomes, and/or add some cosmetic procedures to their practice »» Focus on presenting the very best quality abstracts on timely topics »» Focus on the debate format and audience response system to help foster active learning and to stimulate controversies »» Continued expansion and presence of renowned international faculty »» Two keynote speakers, both well known for their insights and contribution to the field of phlebology and venous disease (Michael Jaff, DO and Steven Talbot, RVT) »» Advanced phlebologists will enjoy a more lively debate on many pertinent topics and controversies »» Comprehensive patient based learning with many live models and case presentations »» Multidisciplinary/ Nursing track running concurrently throughout the meeting, offering excellent pertinent didactics »» Variety of additional topics for Phlebologists including: Emergency Preparedness, Laser Safety, Practice Management, EMR, Practice Based Research/ Study Design, etc. »» Opportunity to present your challenging cases for discussion with the audience and a panel of experts in phlebologyLocated steps away from the Atlantic and Blue Wave Certified beaches, and just momentsfrom the mature Banyan and Royal Palm trees of their championship golf course, 30,000square foot signature spa or numerous local shopping and dining options, the WestinDiplomat Resort & Spa is the complete experience for those attending the 26th AnnualCongress.We look forward to seeing you in Hollywood,Florida at this memorable event!www.acpcongress.org 5
  6. 6. Leadership 2012 ANNUAL CONGRESS ACP OFFICERS PROGRAM COMMITTEE John Mauriello, MD, FACPh President Julianne Stoughton, MD, FACS Program Co-Chair Melvin Rosenblatt, MD, FACPh President-Elect Neil Khilnani, MD, FACPh Diana Neuhardt, RVT, RPhS Program Co-Chair Secretary Marlin Schul, MD, MBA, RVT, FACPh Helane Fronek, MD, FACP, FACPh Treasurer Pre-Congress Coordinator Paula Heggerick, RVT, RDMS, RPhS, FSVU Ultrasound Coordinator ACP BOARD OF DIRECTORS Neil Khilnani, MD, FACPh CME Coordinator Nick Morrison, MD, FACS, FACPh Immediate Past President Ted King, MD, FAAFP, FACPh Mark Forrestal, MD, FACPh Assistant Didactic Session Coordinator Jean-Jerome Guex, MD, FACPh Michelle McEvoy, RN, MSN/Ed Mark Isaacs, MD, FACPh, FAAFP Multidisciplinary (Nursing) Coordinator Lowell Kabnick, MD, FACS, FACPh, RPhS Mark Meissner, MD Mark Meissner, MD Abstract Coordinator Diana Neuhardt, RVT, RPhS Nick Morrison, MD, FACS, FACPh Lisa Pavone, MD Didactic Session Coordinator Julianne Stoughton, MD, FACS Eric Mowatt-Larssen, MD, FACPh Assistant Didactic Session Coordinator Bruce Sanders, CAE Executive Director Thomas Proebstle, MD, MSc International Coordinator Susan Fox, DO Patient Coordinator6 26th Annual Congress
  7. 7. Registration Information and FeesAdvance registration is required to ensure that badges and tickets to sessions and socialactivities will be available when you arrive at the Congress. Please use the registration formprovided or register online at www.acpcongress.org. Advance registration closes Sunday,October 21, 2012. Any registrations received after this date will be processed at the on-siterate. On-Site registration will be available, however only a limited number of courses andsocial activities will be available. NOTE: If you are a member and will be registering online (or you are registering on behalf of a member), please DO NOT create a new record. You must log-in to the system first under the name of the person being registered.PRE-CONGRESS DAY REGISTRATION FEESTHURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2012 – OPTIONALThe Pre-Congress day will provide four concurrent tracks on the following topics: basicphlebology, basic ultrasound, practice management, advanced phlebology and deep veins.While the basic tracks are oriented toward providers who seek an introduction to phlebology, it iscomprehensive enough to provide a very thorough review for the more experienced practitioner. Postmarked Postmarked on or after Physician Rates before 10/21/2012 10/21/2012 or On-Site ACP Member $470.00 $495.00 Non-ACP Member $620.00 $645.00 Allied Health Professionals (Nurses, Ultrasonographers, PAs, DPMs, etc.) ACP Member $345.00 $370.00 Non-ACP Member $395.00 $420.00PRE-CONGRESS AND CONGRESS COMBINATION DISCOUNTIf you are registering for the Main Congress (November 16-18), as well as the Pre-Congress: »» Physician’s subtract $150 as a registration discount »» Allied Health Professionals subtract $100 as a registration discountCONGRESS REGISTRATION FEES NOVEMBER 16-18, 2012 Postmarked Postmarked on or Postmarked before after 8/3/2012 and on or after Physicians 8/3/2012 before 10/21/2012 10/21/2012 ACP Member $795 $855 $1,005 Non-ACP Member $1,055 $1,115 $1,275 Resident (Medical Student) $475 $500 $650 Invited Abstract/Poster Presenter $795 $855 $1,005 (Same price as ACP Physician Member; discount only applies to non-members) Allied Health Professionals ACP Member $475 $500 $650 Non-ACP Member $585 $610 $760 Spouse/Guest (Optional) $85 $85 $95 (Spouse/Guest badge allows admittance to: Exhibit Hall, Opening Reception, continental breakfasts, and coffee breaks. Spouse/Guests may not attend any scientific sessions. If they will be attending the dinner on Saturday evening, a separate ticket will need to be purchased).www.acpcongress.org 7
  8. 8. Registration Information and Fees MULTIPLE ATTENDEES FROM SAME OFFICE DISCOUNT If more than one person from the same office registers for the Congress, each additional person will receive a $75 discount on Congress registration fees. NOTE: This does not apply to Pre-Congress fees. OPTIONAL ADDITIONAL FEES Postmarked Postmarked on or Postmarked before after 8/3/2012 and on or after 8/3/2012 before 10/21/2012 10/21/2012 Morning Workshops $70 $70 $75 Friday & Saturday 7:00 AM Dinner and Social Event $95 $95 $105 Saturday 6:30 PM Aesthetics Track Sunday 9:05 AM Attending Entire Congress ACP Member $275 $275 $325 Non-ACP Member $375 $375 $425 Not Attending Entire Congress ACP Member $375 $375 $425 Non-ACP Member $475 $475 $525 REGISTRATION NOTES There are separate registration fees for the Pre-Congress Day, Morning Workshops, Aesthetics Track, and the Dinner and Social event on Saturday evening. All other sessions and social events are included in the Congress registration fees. ON-SITE REGISTRATION HOURS Wednesday, November 14, 2012 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM Thursday, November 15, 2012 6:30 AM – 6:00 PM Friday, November 16, 2012 6:30 AM – 6:00 PM Saturday, November 17, 2012 6:30 AM – 6:00 PM Sunday, November 18, 2012 7:30 AM – 1:00 PM CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY Registration fees, less a $175 administrative fee, will be refunded upon written notice of cancellation to the headquarters office. In order to qualify for a refund of fees, your written cancellation notice must be postmarked no later than Saturday, October 20, 2012. There will be no refund of fees for written cancellations received after this date or for lack of attendance without notification. Confirmation of REgistration A confirmation will be sent to you via e-mail within one (1) week of receipt of your registration form and PAID IN FULL registration fees. If you do not receive a confirmation, please contact the ACP Meetings Department immediately.8 26th Annual Congress
  9. 9. Hotel and Transportation InformationHOTEL RESERVATIONSThe Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa3555 South Ocean Drive, Hollywood, Florida 33019www.diplomatresort.comOn the Blue Wave certified beach of the Atlantic, inthe vibrant city of Hollywood, Florida rests The WestinDiplomat Resort & Spa; easily accessible by FortLauderdale/Hollywood or Miami International Airports. Theresort is also ideally located near shopping and attractions.The ACP has reserved a block of rooms at the hotel forThursday through Sunday.  All room reservations must bemade by October 18, 2012.  However, the group roomblock is limited in size and will be filled on a first-comefirst-served basis.  Reservations received after the roomblock is filled or after October 18, 2012 will be accepted on a space-available basis andprevailing hotel rates. Don’t wait!  Get your reservations in early!In order to make reservations under the ACP group room block, please call 954.602.6000.Be sure to identify yourself with the American College of Phlebology meeting when makingreservations. The hotel confirms the following guest room rates: Single $249 and Double$249. Hotel room rates are subject to applicable state and local taxes, currently 11%.Check-in time is 4:00 PM and check-out time is 12:00 PM.  Guests arriving before 4:00 PM willbe assigned accommodations as they become available.AIRPORT TRANSPORTATIONThe nearest major airport is Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport (FLL), which islocated 8.5 miles from The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa.Another major airport is Miami International Airport (MIA), which is 22 miles from The WestinDiplomat Resort & Spa.GROUND TRANSPORTATIONThe following costs are estimates from Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport (FLL):Shuttle:  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $13 one waySedan or Town Car: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Approximately $99 one wayTaxi: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fares range from $25 to $35 one wayThe following costs are estimates from Miami International Airport (MIA):Shuttle: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $20-$30 one waySedan or Town Car: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Approximately $130 one wayTaxi: . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Fares range from $60 to $80 one wayCAR RENTALAvailable at both airports. Price will vary.PARKINGSelf Parking is available for a rate of $20 per day.www.acpcongress.org 9
  10. 10. General Information THINGS TO DO IN HOLLYWOOD »» Blue Wave Beaches »» Boating, Diving and Fishing »» Hollywood Beach Boardwalk »» Glass Blowers of Hollywood »» Water Taxi »» Hollywood Beach Theatre »» Bike and Jet Ski Rentals »» Downtown Hollywood Art & Design District Live a little. Learn a lot. SESSION HANDOUTS Session handouts will be made available for download (through the Congress website at www.acpcongress.org) up to two weeks before the meeting begins and for two weeks after the Congress ends. When you pick up your registration materials onsite, you will be provided with a Flash Drive which will include the handouts that were submitted in advance by the speakers, along with a course journal for taking notes. Please note: Printed handouts will not be available at the Congress, nor will we have printing stations available onsite. If you would like to have printed copies of the handouts on which to take notes on during the meeting, please be sure to print them in advance. EXHIBIT HOURS The technical exhibits will be open as follows: Thursday, November 15, 2012 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM Friday, November 16, 2012 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM and 6:15 PM – 7:30 PM Saturday, November 17, 2012 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM10 26th Annual Congress
  11. 11. General InformationATTIREThe attire for the conference is business casual.INTERNET CAFÉThere will be a limited number of terminals with Internet access for registrants. The hotelalso provides high-speed Internet access from all guest rooms. Please note, complimentarywireless internet access will not be provided in the meeting space.CAMERA/RECORDING POLICYUse of cameras (all types) and audio recorders is prohibited in all educational sessions.Violations of this policy will result in removal from the room and confiscation of equipment.Staff will be closely monitoring such occurrences.CELL PHONE POLICYCell phone usage and/or disruption is prohibited in all educational sessions. Please rememberto turn off your cell phone or place on vibrate prior to entering the meeting room.PROGRAM ERRATA AND ADDENDAThe ACP reserves the right to modify the agenda and speakers listed as circumstances dictate.If necessary, an Errata and Addenda Sheet will be included with your meeting packet.MEMBERSHIP INFORMATIONMembership in the ACP provides you with many exceptional opportunities to stay currentin the field of phlebology! Be it through our educational symposia and annual congressesor through our periodicals and research grants, the ACP is dedicated to supportingphlebology education and research and fostering clinical excellence in the field of phlebology.Membership in the ACP is open to both physicians and allied health professionals. If youare interested in membership, please visit www.phlebology.org to join today! For additionalquestions, please contact Caryl Tynan at the headquarters office at (510) 346-6800 ext. 107 orctynan@acpmail.org. Membership information will also be available at the ACP MembershipBooth at the 2012 Congress. Please note that applicants with a completed membership fileare welcome to register for the meeting at the member rate. Join today!www.acpcongress.org 11
  12. 12. General Information IMPORTANT DATES AND TIMES TO REMEMBER Early Bird Registration Deadline August 3, 2012 Hotel Reservation Deadline October 18, 2012 Advance Registration Closes October 21, 2012 Registration Cancellation Deadline October 21, 2012 (must be postmarked by 10/20) ACPF Golf Outing Early Bird October 26, 2012 Registration Deadline ACPF Golf Outing Wednesday, November 14, 2012, at 11:45 AM On-Site Registration Begins Wednesday, November 14, 2012, at 3:00 PM Pre-Congress Day Begins Thursday, November 15, 2012, at 8:00 AM Technical Exhibits Open Thursday, November 15, 2012, at 12:00 PM Congress Begins Friday, November 16, 2012, at 8:00 AM* Technical Exhibits Close Saturday, November 17, 2012, at 4:00 PM *Workshops Start at 7:00 AM (ET) ADDITIONAL MEETING INFORMATION Should you have any questions about the information contained in this brochure, or require any additional information, please contact the ACP headquarters office: American College of Phlebology 101 Callan Ave, Suite 210 San Leandro, CA 94577 Phone: (510) 346-6800 Fax: (510) 346-6808 Email: meetings@acpmail.org Website: www.phlebology.org12 26th Annual Congress
  13. 13. EventsMake the most of the Congress by spending time with your colleagues and friends outsidethe seminar room. After-hours Congress events include:7th Annual ACPF Golf OutingWednesday, November 14, 2012 • Westin Diplomat Golf Course • 11:45 AM to 7:15 PMExperience Troon® Golf at the ACP Foundation’s 7TH Annual Golf Outing. Held the day beforethe Annual Congress begins, the Golf Outing provides golf enthusiasts a relaxing day on thelinks in the company of peers and colleagues.To accommodate golfers of all experience levels, the outing will follow a “best ball, teamscramble” format with prizes being awarded to the top teams.Early registration for the event is $225 per registrant and includes green fees, cart rental andan awards reception immediately following the outing. All registration and sponsorship feesgo to support the mission of the ACP Foundation.For more details and to register, please visit www.acpfgolfouting.org5th Annual Silent AuctionNovember 15-17, 2012 • Westin Diplomat Resort & SpaThe ACP Foundation will be hosting the 5TH Annual Silent Auction at the Congress host hotel.Attendees can bid on medical related products and services, sports items , vacation getaways,and more. The Silent Auction is always a unique and elegant event at the Annual Congress,from which all proceeds are dedicated to the mission of the Foundation. Auction items willbe displayed throughout the Congress, with bidding opening Thursday November 15TH andclosing at the beginning of the Dinner & Social Saturday, November 17TH.For more details, a catalog of items, and donation and sponsorship opportunities,please visit www.acpfsilentauction.orgNew Member ReceptionThursday, November 15, 2012 • 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM(Open ONLY to New Members, ACP Board of Directors, and by Invitation)Join us for a unique welcome to the ACP community. Enjoy this informal reception andopportunity to visit with many of your colleagues and ACP Board of Directors. Learn moreabout the American College of Phlebology and build your network at the very start ofthe meeting!Opening Night ReceptionFriday, November 16, 2012 • 6:15 PM to 7:30 PM(Open to all Congress registrants. No additional fee.)Start the Congress by visiting with your colleagues and mingling with our exhibitors in a social setting.Dinner & SocialSaturday, November 17, 2012 • 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM(Open to all. Additional fee required.)www.acpcongress.org 13
  14. 14. Events • • • • • • • • • • • • • • th Annual • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • ACPF GOLF OUTING The diplomat golf course Wednesday, November 14, 2012 11:45 am to 7:15 pm Experience Troon® Golf at the ACP Foundation’s 7TH Annual Golf Outing. Held the day before the Annual Congress begins, the Golf Outing provides golf enthusiasts a relaxing day on the links in the company of peers and colleagues. To accommodate golfers of all experience levels, the outing will follow a “best ball, team scramble” format with prizes being awarded to the top teams. Early registration for the event is $225 per registrant and includes green fees, cart rental and an awards reception immediately following the outing. All registration and sponsorship fees go to support the mission of the ACP Foundation. For more details and to register, please visit www.acpfgolfouting.org14 26th Annual Congress
  15. 15. Events An ideal balance of mature Banyans and Royal Palm trees with manicured greens and rolling Bermuda fairways awaits the seasoned player and welcomes the novice. The nearly 7,000-yards of championship golf course is managed by internationally renowned Troon Golf®. Every cart is equipped with Prolink GPS to offer game assistance and the lay of the course and also allows for food and beverage service delivered during play.www.acpcongress.org 15
  16. 16. Events Silent • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • AUCTION 5TH ANNUAL November 15-17, 2012 Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa The ACP Foundation will be hosting the 5TH Annual Silent Auction at the Congress host hotel. Attendees can bid on medical related products and services, sports items , vacation getaways, and more. The Silent Auction is always a unique and elegant event at the Annual Congress, from which all proceeds are dedicated to the mission of the Foundation. Auction items will be displayed throughout the Congress, with bidding opening Thursday November 15TH and closing at the beginning of the Dinner & Social Saturday, November 17TH. For more details, a catalog of items, and donation and sponsorship opportunities, please visit www.acPfsilentauction.org16 26th Annual Congress
  17. 17. Events • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Saturday, November 17, 2012 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM (Open to all. Additional fee required.)www.acpcongress.org 17
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  19. 19. Become RPhS credentialed! The Registered Phlebology Sonographer (RPhS) credential is for physicians, sonographers, nurses, physician assistants,and other associate health professionals who utilize ultrasound to treat vein disorders.“The development of ultrasound What content is covered in thehas been the most important RPhS examination?single factor stimulating the The following examination matrix is provided to illustrate the general distribution of questions and thecreation of the specialty of relative weight or emphasis given to a skill or content area on the examination. A detailed outline canphlebology and improving our be found in the CCI Examination Application andunderstanding and treatment of Overview booklet or on www.cci-online.org. Approximate %chronic venous disease. The Content Category of ExaminationRPhS credential is important Maintain Information, Facility, and Safety 10%because it is the only credential Diagnose Patients 20%we have that addresses the Perform Diagnostic Test 30% Treat Patients Non-Surgically 12%full breadth of the practice of Treat Patients Surgically 28%ultrasound in phlebology. It Total 100%addresses not only deep venousthrombosis evaluation, but venousreflux and ultrasound in venousprocedures as well.” — Eric Mowatt-Larssen, MD, FACPh, RPhS Vein Specialists of Monterey, California Cardiovascular Credentialing International Loyal to the Cardiovascular Profession since 1968 For more information about qualifications and an application please visit www.cci-online.org or call 1-800-326-0268.
  20. 20. Scientific ProgramThursday, November 15, 2012 TRACK A Basic PhlebologyTIME TOPIC8:00 AM – 8:10 AM Welcome and Opening Remarks8:10 AM – 8:30 AM Clinical Anatomy and Physiology8:30 AM – 8:45 AM History and Physical8:45 AM – 9:00 AM Duplex – Why and How9:00 AM – 9:20 AM History and Physical Assessment – LIVE Patient Demonstration9:20 AM – 9:40 AM Duplex Scan – LIVE Patient Demonstration9:40 AM – 10:00 AM Question and Answer10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Refreshment Break10:30 AM – 10:45 AM Other Imaging Modalities10:45 AM – 11:00 AM Conservative Management11:00 AM – 11:15 AM Evaluation of the Swollen Leg11:15 AM – 11:30 AM Visual Sclerotherapy11:30 AM – 12:00 PM Question and Answer12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch + Social Media: How to Harness its Power and Avoid its Pitfalls in Your Practice1:30 PM – 1:45 PM Ultrasound-Guided Foam Sclerotherapy1:45 PM – 2:00 PM Ambulatory Phlebectomy2:00 PM – 2:15 PM Endovenous Thermal Ablation2:15 PM – 2:45 PM How to Prevent Complications During Treatment of Varicose and Telangiectatic Veins2:45 PM – 3:00 PM Perforators – Role in Pathophysiology and Treatment3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Refreshment Break3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Panel Discussion5:00 PM – 6:00 PM New Member Reception7:30 PM – 8:30 PM ACPF Donor Receptionwww.acpcongress.org 21
  21. 21. Scientific Program Thursday, November 15, 2012 TRACK B Basic Ultrasound TIME TOPIC 8:00 AM – 8:10 AM Welcome and Opening Remarks 8:10 AM – 8:30 AM Clinical Anatomy and Physiology 8:30 AM – 8:45 AM History and Physical 8:45 AM – 9:00 AM Duplex – Why and How 9:00 AM – 9:20 AM History and Physical Assessment – LIVE Patient Demonstration 9:20 AM – 9:40 AM Duplex Scan – LIVE Patient Demonstration 9:40 AM – 10:00 AM Question and Answer 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Refreshment Break 10:30 AM – 10:35 AM Welcome to the Ultrasound Session 10:35 AM – 10:50 AM Lower Extremity Veins – Ultrasound Anatomy Landmarks 10:50 AM – 11:05 AM Duplex Examination of the Lower Extremity Deep Veins – Basic Principles 11:05 AM – 11:20 AM Duplex Examination of the Superficial Veins – Basic Principles 11:20 AM – 11:45 AM The Art of Venous Mapping – What is Required for Documentation? 11:45 AM – 12:00 PM Question and Answer 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch + Social Media: How to Harness its Power and Avoid its Pitfalls in Your Practice 1:30 PM – 1:45 PM Ultrasound Credentialing Requirements or Options in Phlebology Ultrasound 1:45 PM – 2:00 PM Use of Ultrasound During Phlebology Procedures 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Live Scanning Demonstration: Evaluation of Deep and Superficial Vein Disease Image Optimization with Physics Discussion 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Refreshment Break 3:30 PM – 4:00 PM Ultrasound Case Studies 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Scan Your Buddy: Hands-On Ultrasound Workshop 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM New Member Reception 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM ACPF Donor Reception22 26th Annual Congress
  22. 22. Scientific ProgramThursday, November 15, 2012 TRACK C Practice ManagementTIME TOPIC8:00 AM – 8:15 AM Welcome and Opening Remarks8:15 AM – 8:30 AM Health Care Reform - What You Need to Know8:30 AM – 8:45 AM ICD-10/Coding - How the Changes Will Impact Phlebology8:45 AM – 9:00 AM Negotiating the Most Favorable Insurance Contracts9:00 AM – 9:15 AM Preventing and Appealing Insurance Denials9:15 AM – 9:30 AM Credentialing Your Vascular Lab9:30 AM – 9:45 AM ABPh: The Exam, Credential and Maintenance of Certification (MOC)9:45 AM – 10:00 AM Question and Answer10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Refreshment Break10:30 AM – 10:50 AM Enhancing Patient Safety through Infection Control10:50 AM – 11:10 AM TBD11:10 AM – 11:30 AM HIE and Patient Portal11:30 AM – 11:45 AM Best Apps for a Phlebology Office11:45 AM – 12:00 PM Question and Answer12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch + Social Media: How to Harness its Power and Avoid its Pitfalls in Your Practice1:30 PM – 1:45 PM Protecting Your Online Reputation1:45 PM – 2:05 PM Office Staff – Building Your Best Team2:05 PM – 2:25 PM Managing the Difficult Employee and Difficult Patient2:25 PM – 2:45 PM Effective Patient Education2:45 PM – 3:00 PM Question and Answer3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Refreshment Break3:30 PM – 3:45 PM Improving the Efficiency of Your Office Staff3:45 PM – 4:05 PM Energizing Your Office by Conducting Research4:05 PM – 4:25 PM Participation in a Registry – What’s in it for me?4:25 PM – 4:45 PM Patient Experience Metric4:45 PM – 5:00 PM Question and Answer5:00 PM – 6:00 PM New Member Reception7:30 PM – 8:30 PM ACPF Donor Receptionwww.acpcongress.org 23
  23. 23. Scientific Program Thursday, November 15, 2012 TRACK D Advanced Phlebology & Deep Veins TIME TOPIC 8:00 AM – 8:10 AM Welcome and Opening Remarks 8:10 AM – 8:30 AM Big Veins: The Big Picture 8:30 AM – 9:10 AM I Need to See It: US, CTV, MRV, IVUS/Venography 9:10 AM – 9:30 AM Acute DVT: Sooner Than Later 9:30 AM – 9:50 AM Filters: Why, When, How 9:50 AM – 10:10 AM Technology Demonstrations 10:10 AM – 10:30 AM Chronic DVT: Never Too Late 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM Refreshment Break 11:00 AM – 11:20 AM Technology Demonstrations 11:20 AM – 11:40 AM Surgical Management of Deep Venous Insufficiency 11:40 AM – 12:00 PM Upper Extremity Issues 12:00 PM – 12:20 PM Technology Demonstrations 12:20 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch + Social Media: How to Harness its Power and Avoid its Pitfalls in Your Practice 1:30 PM – 1:50 PM Pelvic Congestion Syndrome 1:50 PM – 2:10 PM Technology Demonstrations 2:10 PM – 2:20 PM Venous Malformations 2:20 PM – 3:00 PM Audience Case Presentations 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Refreshment Break 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Hands on Workshops 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM New Member Reception 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM ACPF Donor Reception24 26th Annual Congress
  24. 24. Scientific ProgramFriday, November 16, 2012 Concurrent Sessions Registration Required, number of participants limited per workshopTIME TOPIC7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Sclerotherapy Workshop7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Ambulatory Phlebectomy Workshop7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Compression Workshop7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Hands on Ultrasound Duplex Diagnosis General Scientific SessionTIME TOPIC8:10 AM – 8:15 AM Welcome and Announcements8:15 AM – 8:35 AM ACP Presidential Address: State of the American College Of Phlebology (Initiatives Update; IAC, etc.)8:35 AM – 9:05 AM Keynote Presentation: Intervention for Acute Deep Venous Thrombosis-Do the Guidelines Help9:05 AM – 9:20 AM Foundation Announcement9:20 AM – 10:30 AM Abstract Session10:30 AM – 11:00 AM REFRESHMENT BREAK11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Abstract Session12:00 PM – 1:15 PM LUNCH Phlebology takes its place in the spotlight.www.acpcongress.org 25
  25. 25. Scientific Program Friday, November 16, 2012 Multidisciplinary (Nursing) Track Runs concurrent with Abstract Sessions and Ultrasound Track TIME TOPIC 9:15 AM – 9:20 AM Welcome 9:20 AM – 9:30 AM Becoming a Phlebology Nurse 9:30 AM – 9:40 AM Duplex Ultrasound: How Ultrasound is Used to Evaluate CVI 9:40 AM – 9:50 AM Principles of Sclerotherapy 9:50 AM – 10:00 AM Mechanism of Sclerosants 10:00 AM – 10:15 AM Documentation: Before, During and After Visually Guided Sclerotherapy 10:15 AM – 10:30 AM Recognizing and Managing Complications of Sclerotherapy 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM REFRESHMENT BREAK 11:00 AM – 11:15 AM Cutaneous Laser Versus Sclerotherapy for the Treatment of Telangiectasias 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM PANEL DISCUSSION Compression: What Kind, How Much, How Long? 11:45 AM – 12:00 PM Question and Answer 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM LUNCH Ultrasound Track Runs concurrent with Abstract Sessions and Multidisciplinary Track TIME TOPIC 9:20 AM – 10:30 AM LIVE Ultrasound: Diagnostic Nuances to Deep Vein Evaluation 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM REFRESHMENT BREAK 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM LIVE Ultrasound: Duplex Examination of Pelvic Veins: Diagnostic Pearls and Insights for Treatment 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM LUNCH26 26th Annual Congress
  26. 26. Scientific ProgramFriday, November 16, 2012 Concurrent SessionsTIME TOPIC1:30 PM – 3:00 PM Thrombus Debates (Aggressive vs. Conservative) »» Management of SVT »» Calf Vein Thrombosis »» Iliofemoral DVT Management1:30 PM – 3:00 PM SCLEROTHERAPY BASICS »» Indications »» Methods »» Complications »» Cases and Discussion1:30 PM – 3:00 PM CENTRAL AND PERIPHERAL VENOUS MALFORMATIONS, PELVIC VEINS, IMAGING DIAGNOSIS MANAGEMENT »» Diagnosis and Treatment of Pelvic Veins »» Peripheral Venous Malformations (An Overview) »» Centrally Located Venous Malformations »» Debate: CCSVI: To Treat or Not toTreat1:30 PM – 3:00 PM ULTRASOUND »» Phlebology Credentialing (RPhS) – Yet Another Test? »» Phlebology Facility Accreditation Updates (IAC) »» Ultrasound Case Studies and Discussion3:00 PM – 3:30 PM REFRESHMENT BREAK We’ve made extraordinary progress in patient care.www.acpcongress.org 27
  27. 27. Scientific Program Friday, November 16, 2012 Concurrent Sessions TIME TOPIC 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM ADVANCED IMAGING »» Perforator and Iliac Ultrasound & IVUS »» Fluro and Venography »» CTV and MRV »» Case Studies 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM SCLEROTHERAPY DEBATE »» Homemade Foam vs. Proprietary Foam »» Does Volume Matter: Yes vs. No »» Sclerotherapy for Reticular Veins: Foam vs. Liquid 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Live Ultrasound Case Presentations Brief Diagnostic Duplex With Discussion Regarding Treatment Options 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM EXPERT PANEL AND CASES Anticoagulation: When, Why, How 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM ULCER/WOUND CARE Post-Thrombotic Syndrome, Deep Venous Obstruction, Perforator Management and Diagnosis 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM POSTER ABSTRACTS 6:15 PM – 7:30 PM OPENING NIGHT RECEPTION28 26th Annual Congress
  28. 28. Scientific ProgramSaturday, November 17, 2012 Concurrent Sessions Registration Required, number of participants limited per workshopTIME TOPIC7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Sclerotherapy Workshop7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Ambulatory Phlebectomy Workshop7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Compression Workshop7:00 AM – 8:00 AM Hands on Ultrasound Duplex Diagnosis General Scientific SessionTIME TOPIC8:10 AM – 8:15 AM Announcements8:15 AM – 9:10 AM Keynote Presentation: High Touch in a High Tech World9:10 AM – 9:40 AM Business Meeting9:40 AM – 9:55 AM ACP Junior Investigator Award9:55 AM – 10:10 AM Diplomate Recognition10:10 AM – 10:40 AM REFRESHMENT BREAK10:40 AM – 12:00 PM Abstract Session The field of vein care knows no bounds.www.acpcongress.org 29
  29. 29. Scientific Program Saturday, November 17, 2012 Multidisiplinary (Nursing) Track Runs concurrent with Abstract Sessions and Ultrasound Track TIME TOPIC 10:30 AM – 10:35 AM Welcome 10:35 AM – 10:45 AM Endothelin Update 10:45 AM – 10:55 AM Foam Sclerotherapy Basics for the Advanced Practitioner 10:55 AM – 11:05 AM Injecting Veins in the Hand and Foot: PEARLS 11:05 AM – 11:10 AM Treating Varicose Veins with Alternative Methods 11:10 AM – 11:20 AM SVT: A Case Study 11:20 AM – 11:30 AM Laser Safety 11:30 AM – 11:45 AM Pelvic Veins 11:45 AM – 12:00 PM Question and Answer Ultrasound Track Runs concurrent with Abstract Sessions and Multidisciplinary Track TIME TOPIC 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM LIVE Duplex Ultrasound: Diagnostic Nuances and Methods in the Detection of Superficial Venous Reflux with Various Maneuvers Lunches TIME TOPIC 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Ultrasonography Section Business Meeting and Lunch Open to Ultrasonography Section Members (RSVP Required) 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Nursing Section Business Meeting and Lunch Open to Nursing Section Members (RSVP Required) 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM APN/PA Section Business Meeting and Lunch Open to APN/PA Section Members (RSVP Required) 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Women in Phlebology Lunch Open to Female MD’s and DO’s (RSVP Required) 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch Lunch in the Exhibit Hall For Those Not Attending Section Lunches Above30 26th Annual Congress
  30. 30. Scientific ProgramSaturday, November 17, 2012 Concurrent SessionsTIME TOPIC1:30 PM – 3:00 PM SWOLLEN LIMB »» Medical Causes »» Swollen Limb Debate: Venous Causes Iliac Venous Stenosis: Stenting vs. not Stenting »» Phlebolymphedema1:30 PM – 3:00 PM LIVE SCANNING »» World of Phlebology: Comparison of Reflux Protocols in the USA and Abroad1:30 PM – 3:00 PM TRIBUTARY AND PERFORATOR VEIN TREATMENT DEBATES »» Sclerotherapy vs. Ambulatory Phlebectomy »» Staged Ambulatory Phlebectomy Pro vs. Simultaneous »» Perforating Vein Treatment1:30 PM – 3:00 PM The Future of Phlebology Reimbursement »» Government Regulations, PQRS, etc. »» Role of Electronic Health Records/Registries-“Practice Based Research” »» Outcomes Based Studies-What Outcomes Matter?1:30 PM – 3:00 PM THE BLACK AND WHITE OF GREY MATTER: Communication and Ethics for the Healthcare Professional’s Brain3:00 PM – 3:30 PM REFRESHMENT BREAK Colleagues sharing their expertise from coast to coast.www.acpcongress.org 31
  31. 31. Scientific Program Saturday, November 17, 2012 Concurrent Sessions TIME TOPIC 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM AVF SYMPOSIUM »» Evaluation and Imaging of the Patient with Advanced Venous Disease »» Chronic Venous Disease in the Morbidly Obese »» Next Level Strategies to Heal the Recalcitrant or Recurrent Venous Ulcer »» Post-Thrombotic Syndrome at its Worst… What to do? »» Defining the Role of Ablation, Phlebectomy, and Foam Sclerotherapy in the Venous Ulcer Patient 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM SVU SYMPOSIUM »» History and Physical Assessment of the Venous Patient »» Are we Missing Chronic DVT in Patients Referred with CVI? »» The Importance of Credentialing and Accreditation-Which/ What Fits My Practice Setting? »» How Do I Get Paid – An Overview of Government Payment Systems 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM Research, Abstracts, Funding Your Study »» Study Design/Writing a Powerful Abstract »» Financing Considerations and Resources »» Practice Based Research Considerations 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM INTERNATIONAL ABSTRACTS/WORLD OF PHLEBOLOGY 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM ACP Dinner & Social and Silent Auction Finale Take time to evaluate new ideas.32 26th Annual Congress
  32. 32. Scientific ProgramSunday, November 18, 2012 Concurrent SessionsTIME TOPIC 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS AND INFECTION CONTROL 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM ADVANCED ULTRASOUND TECHNIQUES »» Duplex Diagnosis of CCSVI »» Duplex Diagnosis of Pelvic CVI »» Is Standing Really Necessary for the Detection of LE Superficial Venous Reflux? 9:05 AM – 10:30 AM CHALLENGING CASES »» TAKE YOUR BEST SHOT: Post Mortem Conference Discussion 9:05 AM – 10:30 AM ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORDS AND YOUR BOTTOM LINE Aesthetics Track Additional FeeAesthetics and Venous Patients: A Viable Parallel for the PhlebologistThis session will provide a broad overview of cosmetic procedures that can be successfullyincorporated into a vein practice. The procedures are in high demand and when performedproperly have a high degree of patient satisfaction. Beginning and advanced users ofOnabotulinumtoxinA and Fillers will take their practice to a new level. For more surgicallyoriented procedures the participants will finish the session with an enhanced understanding ofwhat training and mentoring options are available for safe integration into ones practice.TIME TOPIC 9:05 AM – 9:20 AM Combining Modern Vein Care and Aesthetics – A Personal Perspective 9:20 AM – 9:50 AM Using OnabotulinumtoxinA, AbobotulinumtoxinA and IncobotulinumtoxinA Injections for Cosmetic Treatments: Beginner to Advanced 9:50 AM – 10:10 AM Cosmetic Treatment of Facial Veins 10:10 AM – 10:30 AM Treatment of Hand Veins: Rejuvenation of the Aging Hand 10:30 AM – 11:00 AM Safe Office Based Liposculpture and Body Contouring 11:00 AM – 11:15 AM Fractional Facial Laser Resurfacing 11:15 AM – 11:35 AM Facial Fat Contouring Under Local Anesthesia 11:35 AM – 11:50 AM Laser or Sclerotherapy: Optimizing Venous Treatment and Outcomes 11:50 AM – 12:45 PM LUNCH Open to all Attendees 12:45 PM – 1:30 PM Facial Fillers: Beginner to Advanced 1:30 PM – 2:00 PM Panel Discussion and Case Studieswww.acpcongress.org 33
  33. 33. Placeholder Page Educational Materials to Help Grow Your Practice advancing vein care Patient Education Brochure: Treatment of Varicose and Spider Veins With two language versions - English or Spanish - this public education brochure, Treatment of Varicose and Spider Veins written in clear, non-technical language is suitable for your front office or patient mailings. The 12-page, saddle-stitched brochure is 4” wide x 9” tall and printed PaTienT info on high gloss stock. The ACP can also customize the brochure with your office information (affixed as a label to the back) upon request. ACP Members: $50.00 per 100 brochures Non-Members: $100.00 per 100 brochures A publication of To order online, download forms, calculate shipping & other options, visit www.phlebology.org www.phlebology.org/resources/patiented.html Patient Education Poster: The Venous System Venous 1 the venous system valve open blood flows 4 toward heart Available in two sizes - large (18” x 24”) and small (8.5” x 11”) - this poster is a Venous 9 valve closed prevents blood from flowing backward 2 When venous valves don’t close, reverse blood flow causes 8 valuable tool for you to use in your waiting or treatment rooms as you discuss the venous system with your patients. All posters come laminated unless pooling and vein wall weakening Deep Venous System 6 otherwise requested. 1 Common Femoral Vein 2 Femoral Vein 3 Popliteal Vein ACP Members: $25.00 standard size Superficial Venous System 5 4 Saphenofemoral Junction 5 Saphenopopliteal Junction 3 6 Great Saphenous Vein Non-Members: $35.00 standard size 7 Small Saphenous Vein 8 Perforator 7 9 Anterior Accessory Saphenous Vein of Thigh For complete info, visit www.phlebology.org/resources/patiented.html © 2012 American College of Phlebology advancing vein care phlebology.org 510.346.6800 Lower Extremity Superficial Venous Examination DVD SVU Professional Performance DVD Series Sponsored in part by GE Healthcare, the American College of Phlebology, and the American College of The American College of Phlebology has partnered with the Society for Vascular Ultrasound (SVU) to create an educational DVD to demonstrate techniques Phlebology Foundation, in conjunction with SVU– The VOICE for the Vascular Ultrasound Profession since 1977 Lower Extremity of a lower extremity superficial venous examination. This DVD includes a Venous comprehensive didactic PowerPoint presentation, patient examination and Examination ultrasound clinical demonstration of a venous insufficiency evaluation. “A very good educational DVD that provides a comprehensive approach to all components required to perform The guidelines followed in the DVD are not intended to replace internally vascular ultrasound examinations.” Anne Jones, Vascular Consultant generated, laboratory specific protocols, but are to serve as a basis for Each Guideline addresses the following areas: • Purpose • Common indications • • • Examination guidelines developing or updating the procedure described. ACP Members: $75.00 • Contraindications and limitations • E xa m time rec ommenda tions • Patient communication • C ontinuing profes s iona l educ a tion • P a tient a s s es s ment a nd phys ic a l exa mina tion • And more! Non-Members: $110.00 For complete info, visit http://www.phlebology.org/education/distancelearning.html Text Book: Core Curriculum for Phlebology Nursing Written in outline format for easy reference, the Core Curriculum textbook establishes patient care standards for phlebology nursing. Several important sections include “Nursing Intervention Classifications”, which can be used for each patient’s individual nursing care plan and “Professional Issues”, which is an important resource for nurse managers. ACP Members: $30.00 Non-Members: $45.00 For complete info, visit www.phlebology.org/resources/textbooks.html Text Book: The Fundamentals of Phlebology Compiled by Dr. Helane Fronek, a leader in the field of phlebology and Past President of the ACP, this fundamentals textbook is a “must-have” for any office involved in vein care and a “must-read” for those looking to improve the quality of patient care. The seventeen informative chapters include: endovenous thermal ablation; sclerotherapy of telangiectasias and reticular veins; venous anatomy and pathophysiology; sclerosing solutions; venous leg ulcers; and much more. ACP Members: $55.00 Non-Members: $100.00 For complete info, visit www.phlebology.org/resources/textbooks.html
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  35. 35. TOP REASONS TO ATTEND THE2012 ACP ANNUAL CONGRESS »» Hands-on Workshops »» 2 Keynote Addresses – Deep Vein Thrombosis and High Touch in a »» High Tech World »» Aesthetics Track »» Basic, Intermediate and Advanced Seminar Tracks »» Exhibitors representing the top products and services specific to phlebology »» Networking Opportunities – Golf Outing, Receptions, Silent Auction and Dinner & Social »» Hosted at The Westin Diplomat Resort & Spa, located steps away from the Atlantic and Blue Wave Certified beaches, and just moments from the mature Banyan and Royal Palm trees of their championship golf course, 30,000 square foot signature spa or numerous local shopping and dining options.TOPICS COVERED »» Thrombus Debates »» Practice Management »» Sclerotherapy »» Communication and Ethics »» Venous Malformations »» Hands-on Duplex Workshop »» Ultrasound Duplex Diagnosis »» Emergency Preparedness »» Compression »» Nursing Multidisciplinary »» Research »» Aesthetics and Venous Patients »» Ulcer/Wound Care »» And more…Please share this program with anyone you feel may be interested in the ACP or the AnnualCongress.© 2012 American College of Phlebology

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