This course is designed to provide the learner an overview of diagnosis, management and data regarding patients with acute and chronic DVT, venous insufficiency and acute PE. This course also covers the use of IVC filters.
This program is designed to meet the educational needs of interventional radiologist, IRs in-training, nurse practitioners, nurses, techs and other physicians at all levels with special interest in venous interventions.
The presentations in the on-demand activity were originally presented at the SIR 2017 Fellows Spring Practicum and includes the following:
Acute DVT Management: The role of IR
Evaluation and Management of PE
Chronic DVT: Treatment Options and Outcomes
Venous Insufficiency: Evaluation and Treatment Options
IVC Filters; Optimal Use, Prevention and Treatment of Complications
Venous Case Discussions
After purchasing access to this educational activity, you will be directed to the SIR Learning Center to participate in the activity and obtain your certificate. To receive CME credit for this enduring activity, participants must watch the video and score 70% or better on the post-activity exam. Participants will have three opportunities to score 70% or better.
Upon completion of this on-demand activity, participants should be able to:
Assess the diagnosis, treatment and outcomes of acute and chronic DVT.
Describe the diagnosis, treatment and outcomes of PE and venous insufficiency.
State the appropriate use, follow-up and retrieval of IVC filters.
Parag Patel, MD, MS, FSIR; Medical College of Wisconsin, Dept. of Radiology, Vascular & Interventional Radiology
Thuong Van Ha, MD, FSIR; University of Chicago Hospital, Dept. of Radiology
Sun Ho Ahn, MD
Akhilesh Sista, MD, FSIR
Keith Sterling, MD, FSIR
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essentials and Standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) is accredited by the ACCME to provide medical education for physicians.
SIR designates this enduring material for a maximum of 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This program will be approved for a maximum of 3.00 self-assessment CME credits (SA-CME) by the Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR). SIR is awarded Deemed Status by the American Board of Radiology (ABR). The SA-CME offered within this enduring material meet the ABR’s criteria for a self-assessment toward the purpose of fulfilling requirements in the ABR Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program.