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2022 FELLOWS COURSE IN VENOUS DISEASE

We invite you to join us for the AVF’s Fellows Course in Venous Disease to be held September 22-24, 2022, at the Edgewater Hotel in Seattle, WA.

This unique, non-CME program led by a faculty of experts in the field features a highly interactive environment and small group hands-on workshops within an informal, collegial atmosphere – making these very popular programs.

This course is ideal for:

  • Fellows and residents within the specialty of vascular surgery, interventional radiology, interventional cardiology, vascular medicine, general surgery and associated programs
  • Recent graduates of these programs
  • Practicing physicians who are new to the field of venous
Course Schedule = Thursday 2pm-6pm, Friday 9am-6pm, Saturday 9am-12:30pm

The course program will cover:

  • What is Venous Disease?
  • What are the Signs & Symptoms?
  • Importance of Imaging in Diagnosis
  • Ultrasound Demonstration
  • Venous Classification Systems
  • Introduction to Treatment Modalities for Venous Disease
  • Superficial Venous Disease including; Ulcers, Ablations, Perforators, Phlebectomy
  • Deep Venous Disease including; IVUS, Stents, IVC Filter Removal, Pelvic Congestion, DVT, VTE, PE, Current Guidelines
  • Lipedema vs. Lymphedema
  • Sclerotherapy
  • How to Establish a Venous Practice
  • The Economics of a Venous Practice: Reimbursement Challenges
  • Ask the Experts Panel: Keys to a Successful Venous Practice
  • 150 minutes of hands-on, small group interaction with industry sponsors
Registration Fees:
Physician-in-Training – AVF Member (Resident/Fellow)* $0
All Physicians-in-Training must be members of the AVF.  If you are not a member, please accept our invitation in the registration form to join the AVF for only $35 so that you can participate in this course and receive the scholarship.

* Trainee scholarships provide up to $500 in air travel reimbursement and 2 free hotel room nights.
* All trainees are REQUIRED to provide a $250 deposit to secure your spot in this course that will be returned to you at the time of arrival.

Recent Graduate – AVF Member (First 3 years of practice) $250
Recent Graduate – Non-Member (First 3 years of practice) $500
Early Career Physician – AVF Member (First 5 years of venous practice) $250
Early Career Physician – Non-Member (First 5 years of venous practice) $500
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