CANCELLED: 2020 Phlebology Treatment in Honduras

March 20, 2020 to March 27, 2020

Care of the patient with debilitating venous disease is common in both the US and in underdeveloped settings.  This conference will train physicians to care for patients with this diagnosis with safe, effective and economical methods of sclerotherapy.  

The treatment of venous disease is a complex, multifaceted problem. The faculty of this activity will offer detailed instruction through lectures and hands-on training (basic and advanced techniques) in the use of sclerotherapy to address the educational elements along with readings with follow-up discussions.

Target Audience

This educational activity has been designed to meet the needs of physicains who manage patients with venous disease.

Learning Objectives

Global Learning Objectives:

  1. Explain basic and advanced prolotherapy and ultrasound guided foam sclerotherapy
  2. Describe ligament and vein anatomy
  3. Identify complications and methods to work with ligaments and veins in prolotherapy and foam sclerotherapy
  4. Identify current research in venous treatment and prolotherapy

Specific Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify and perform basic prolotherapy techniques
  2. Gain a thorough knowledge of the anatomy of ligaments
  3. Comprehend the spectrum of venous insufficiency disease based on the internationally accepted CEAP classification system
  4. Distinguish the complications and ways to avoid complications when doing prolotherapy and sclerotherapy
  5. Participate in supervised patient injections of prolotherapy and foam sclerotherapy
  6. Learn anatomy and common dysfunction of veins
  7. Recognize the capability and use of duplex U/S for guiding intrafascial injections of incompetent saphenous veins
  8. Identify and treat venous stasis ulcers
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 52.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 52.50 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours
Registration opens: 
03/20/2020
Course expires: 
06/30/2021
Event starts: 
03/20/2020 - 7:15pm
Event ends: 
03/27/2020 - 5:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
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Friday, March 20, 2020 
PM

6:30

Dinner

 

7:15-7:30

Welcome to Honduras

Lindy McHutchison, MD

7:30-7:45

Update on Vein Care in Honduras

Meg Spartz, MD

7:45-8:00

Safety in Honduras

Shannon Griffin, RN

 

 

 

Saturday, March 21, 2020
AM

7:00-8:00

Breakfast

 

8:00-9:00

Leave for Pico Bonito/Excursion/Lunch

 

9:00-12:00

Pico Bonito Excursion

 

PM

12:00-1:00

Lunch at Pico Bonito

 

1:00-1:30

Non-Thermal Non-Tumescent Ablations: Pros and Cons

Paola Ortiz, MD

1:30-2:00

U/S Finding – When NOT to Treat the Vein Patient

Agneta Bereczky, RVT, RDMS

2:00-2:30

Adhesive Occlusion of Saphenous Veins (AOSV)

Phifer Nicholson, MD

2:30-3:00

Lymphatics 101

Mark Melin, MD

3:00-3:30 - NO CME credit

Staying Pumped about Pneumatic Compression

Eric Ansart

3:30-4:00

Managing and Marketing a Vein Practice

Dvora Nelson, MD

4:00-5:00

Return to Hotel La Ceiba

 

6:30-7:30

Dinner

 

7:30-7:50

Lipedema in Honduras

Lindy McHutchison, MD

7:50-8:00

Compression Therapy

Tatiana Zimmerman, RVT

8:00-8:15

Specifics about Compression

Tatiana Zimmerman, RVT

8:15-8:30

Triage in the Vein Clinic

Shannon Griffin, RN

8:30-9:00

HIV/Hep C Test Kits

Mary Doherty, RTR

9:00-10:00

Lab: MOCA and AOSV

Paola Ortiz, MD & Phifer Nicholson, MD

 

 

 

Sunday, March 22, 2020
AM

7:00-7:45

Breakfast

 

7:35-8:00

Pelvic Congestion Syndrome

Travis Bille, RVT

8:00-8:25

D5W – Premise and Pertinence in Phlebology

Lindy McHutchison, MD

8:25-8:50

Leg Ulcers – An Overview

Lindy McHutchison, MD

8:50-9:15

Latest on the Ulcer Bed: Findings, Prep and Treatment

Mark Melin, MD

9:15-9:40

Non-venous Ulcers in Honduras

Carlos Zelaya, MD

9:40-10:05

Results – Wound Surfactant on Honduras Leg Ulcer

Carlos Zelaya, MD

10:05-10:30

Break (Olanchito folks get bags in lobby)

 

10:30-11:00

Load buses – go to Red Cross to sort boxes

 

11:30

Olanchito bus leaves for Olanchito

 

 

 

 

Monday, March 23, 2020
AM

8:00-12:00          

Clinical Skills Workshop

Lindy McHutchison, MD

PM

 

 

1:00-5:00

Patient Care Workshop

Mark Melin, MD

7:00-8:00

Directed Reading discussion

Dvora Nelson, MD

 

 

 

Tuesday, March 24, 2020
AM

8:00-12:00          

Clinical Skills Workshop

Meg Spartz, MD

PM

 

 

1:00-5:00

Patient Care Workshop

Phifer Nicholson, MD

7:00-8:00

Directed Reading discussion

Paola Ortiz, MD

 

 

 

Wednesday, March 25, 2020
AM

8:00-12:00          

Clinical Skills Workshop

Meg Spartz, MD

PM

 

 

1:00-5:00

Patient Care Workshop

Meg Spartz, MD

7:00-8:00

Directed Reading discussion

Carlos Zelaya, MD

 

 

 

Thursday, March 26, 2020
AM

8:00-12:00          

Clinical Skills Workshop

Lindy McHutchison, MD

PM

 

 

1:00-5:00

Patient Care Workshop

Meg Spartz, MD

7:00-8:00

Directed Reading discussion

Meg Spartz, MD

 

 

 

Friday, March 27, 2020
AM

8:00-12:00          

Clinical Skills Workshop

Paola Ortiz, MD

PM

 

 

1:00-5:00

Patient Care Workshop

Dvora Nelson, MD

 

 

 

Saturday, March 28, 2020
AM

6:00

Buses Leave for San Pedro Sula Airport

 

Hotel Gran Paris
La Ceiba
Honduras

Policy on Disclosure

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP that the faculty, authors, planners, and other persons who may influence content of this CE activity disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial interests* in order to allow CE staff to identify and resolve any potential conflicts of interest. Faculty must also disclose any planned discussion of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s). For this educational activity, all conflicts of interests have been resolved and detailed disclosures are listed below:

 

Name

Role

Financial Relationship Disclosures

Discussion of Unlabeled/Unapproved uses of drugs/devices in presentation?

Terese Bailey

Planner

No relevant financial relationships to disclose

No

Agneta Bereczky, RVT, RDMS

Presenter

No relevant financial relationships to discloseNo

Travis Bille, RVT

Presenter

No relevant financial relationships to discloseNo

Mary Doherty, RTR

Planner, Presenter

No relevant financial relationships to disclose

No

Shannon Griffin, RN

Presenter

No relevant financial relationships to disclose

No

Lindy McHutchison, MD

Presenter

No relevant financial relationships to disclose

No

Matthew Melin, MD

Presenter

Sigvaris (Contractor); Tactile Systems Technology Inc. (Contractor); Primus (Contractor)

No

Dvora Nelson, MD

Presenter

Medtronic (Contractor), Dvora Nelson, Medtronic - Sclerotainer: hands-on sclerotherapy training model (Patent)

No

Charles Phifer Nicholson, MD

Presenter

Medtronic (Consultant)

No

Paola Ortiz, MD

Presenter

No relevant financial relationships to disclose

No

Eric Phillippi, MD

Presenter

No relevant financial relationships to disclose

No

Margaret (Meg) Spartz, MD

Course Director, Planner, Presenter

No relevant financial relationships to disclose

No

Michael Weber, MD

Planner, Presenter

No relevant financial relationships to disclose

No

Carlos Zelaya, MD

Presenter

No relevant financial relationships to disclose

No

Tatiana Zimmerman, RVT

Presenter

No relevant financial relationships to disclose

No

* The ACCME defines a commercial interest as any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients. The ACCME does not consider providers of clinical service directly to patients to be commercial interests.

Discloser List CME Internal Report

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the University of Wisconsin–Madison Interprofessional Continuing Education Partnership (ICEP) and the Hackett Hemwall Patterson Foundation. The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP 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.

 

Credit Designation Statement

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP designates this live educational activity for a maximum of 52.5 AMA PRA Category1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

Continuing Education Units

The University of Wisconsin–Madison ICEP, as a member of the University Professional & Continuing Education Association (UPCEA), authorizes this program for 5.25 continuing education units (CEUs) or 52.5 hours.

Available Credit

  • 52.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit
  • 52.50 University of Wisconsin–Madison Continuing Education Hours

Price

Cost:
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