2023 Pittsburgh Vascular Symposium – “Comprehensive Vascular Care”

Pittsburgh, PA US
May 4, 2023 to May 6, 2023

This course will provide evaluation and critique of the current and future standards of care in the treatment of the vascular patient with respect to medical management, as well as endovascular and open therapies for the primary care provider, cardiologists, interventionalists, and the vascular surgeon. It continues to focus on new developments in technology, as well as surgical techniques, and will highlight the controversies as well as accepted practices.

Target Audience

This course is designed for primary care providers, cardiologists, interventionalists, vascular surgeons, and other interested healthcare professionals who provide primary care services.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the current evidence base and emerging trends for management of arterial and venous pathology.
  • Recognize implications of cross-specialty/multidisciplinary care in vascular surgery.
  • Delineate the optimal treatment strategies for patients with extremity arterial diseases, aortic aneurysms, thoracic aortic pathology, carotid artery stenosis, and varicose veins.
  • Recognize and discuss important issues regarding congenital and genetic vascular diseases.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 0.25 Attendance
Course opens: 
11/28/2022
Course expires: 
12/31/2023
Event starts: 
05/04/2023 - 9:00am EDT
Event ends: 
05/06/2023 - 11:30am EDT
Cost:
$1.00
Fairmont Pittsburgh Downtown
510 Market Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
United States

Course Directors:
•    Michel Makaroun, MD
•    Natalie Sridharan, MD
•    Michael J. Singh, MD
•    Elizabeth Andraska, MD


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In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh 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.

Physician (CME)
The University of Pittsburgh designates this live activity for a maximum of 15.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing (CNE)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 15.75 contact hours.

Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity. 

Available Credit

  • 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • 0.25 Attendance

Price

Cost:
$1.00
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REGISTRATION INFORMATION
Pre-Register — All pre-registrations are due before April 3, 2023.  Registering online is the quickest and easiest way to reserve your space.

Please note: Registration is not complete until you receive this confirmation. If you do not receive this confirmation within 5-7 days of registration, please contact us at 412-802-3034.

Cancellation — All cancellations must be in writing, via email or fax. Tuition for cancellations on or before April 26, 2023, will be completely refunded. After this date, a $35 administrative fee will be assessed. No refunds will be made after May 4, 2023.  Cancellation requests can be made to: Jennifer Titchworth at titchworthjs@upmc.edu.

The UPMC Center for Continuing Education reserves the right to cancel this program if sufficient registrations are not received. In the case of cancellation, the department will fully refund registration fees.

REGISTRATION FEES (PRE-REGISTER / ON-SITE)
•    Physicians: $100 / $200
•    APPs:  $75 / $100
•   Nurses, and other health care professionals: $75 / $100
•   UPMC Physicians, APP and Staff (Fee Waived)
•   Residents and Fellows (Fee Waived)
•   Speakers/Presenters (Fee Waived)

Registration fee includes:
•    Continuing education credit
•    Registration and course materials 
•    Continental breakfast, refreshments and lunch
•    Reception/Social Event
•    For additional information, contact the Conference Manager, Jennifer Titchworth, at 412-802-3034 or via email at titchworthjs@upmc.edu