SESSION 1 SCHEDULE
Friday
SESSION 1: BASIC PROTOCOL, TECHNICAL TIPS AND EVOLVING CONCEPTS FROM THE EXPERTS
Moderators:Evan C. Lipsitz, MD  
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7:45 AM - 8:00 AM Welcome And Opening Remarks
  Presenters(s):George L. Berdejo, BA, RVT, FSVU / Evan C. Lipsitz, MD  
PRACTICAL TECHNICAL TIPS TO FACILITATE:
8:00 AM - 8:12 AM Arterial Imaging Of The Lower Extremity
  Presenters(s):Ann Marie Kupinski, PhD, RVT, FSVU  
8:12 AM - 8:24 AM Carotid Duplex Examination
  Presenters(s):Cindy A. Owen, RVT, RDMS, FSDMS  
8:24 AM - 8:36 AM Lower Extremity Venous Duplex Examination
  Presenters(s):Joseph Zygmunt, RVT, RPhS  
8:36 AM - 8:48 AM Upper Extremity Venous Duplex Examination
  Presenters(s):William A. Zang, BS, RVT, RDMS, FSVU  
8:48 AM - 9:00 AM Renal Artery Duplex Examination
  Presenters(s):Robert De Jong, RDMS, RVT, FSDMS  
9:00 AM - 9:20 AM Panel Discussion
9:20 AM - 9:45 AM Session Break / Visit Exhibits
END OF SESSION 1
 
SESSION 2 SCHEDULE
Friday
SESSION 2: CONCEPTS REGARDING FLOW DYNAMICS, IMAGE AND INSTRUMENT OPTIMIZATION
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9:45 AM - 9:55 AM Knobology: Optimizing The Ultrasound Scanner For Peripheral Venous Versus Peripheral Arterial Studies
  Presenters(s):Cindy A. Owen, RVT, RDMS, FSDMS  
9:55 AM - 10:05 AM A Proposed Solution To The Confusion Regarding Waveform Descriptors
  Presenters(s):Terrence D. Case, EdM, RVT, FSVU  
10:05 AM - 10:15 AM Waveform Analysis: The Hemodynamics Behind The Shapes
  Presenters(s):Laurence Needleman, MD  
10:15 AM - 10:25 AM The Effect Of Changes In Driving Pressure On The Interpretation Of The Duplex Ultrasound Exam
  Presenters(s):Clifford T. Araki, PhD, RVS, RVT  
10:25 AM - 10:35 AM Identifying And Managing Common Ultrasound Artifacts
  Presenters(s):Frank Miele, MSEE  
10:35 AM - 10:45 AM Panel Discussion
10:45 AM - 10:50 AM Transition to Workshops
END OF SESSION 2
 
SESSION 3 SCHEDULE
Friday
SESSION 3: WORKSHOP ROTATION I
Moderators:TBD
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10:50 AM - 12:05 PM 1. Tips And Focused Short Protocol For Lower Extremity Arterial Mapping (Lecture)
  Presenters(s):Sergio X. Salles-Cunha, PhD, RVT, FSVU  
10:50 AM - 12:05 PM 2. Lower Extremity Arterial Imaging (Comprehensive Imaging)
  Presenters(s):Ann Marie Kupinski, PhD, RVT, FSVU  
10:50 AM - 12:05 PM 3. Carotid Artery Duplex Imaging
  Presenters(s):Cindy A. Owen, RVT, RDMS, FSDMS  
10:50 AM - 12:05 PM 4. Endovascular Imaging After AAA Repair
  Presenters(s):William A. Zang, BS, RVT, RDMS, FSVU  
10:50 AM - 12:05 PM 5. Lower Extremity Venous Reflux Testing
  Presenters(s):Joseph Zygmunt, RVT, RPhS  
10:50 AM - 12:05 PM 6. Renal Artery Duplex Imaging
  Presenters(s):Robert De Jong, RDMS, RVT, FSDMS  
10:50 AM - 12:05 PM 7. Upper And Lower Extremity Venous Duplex Imaging For DVT
  Presenters(s):Nicos Labropoulos, BSc (Med), PhD, DIC, RVT  
10:50 AM - 12:05 PM 8. Hemodialysis Access
  Presenters(s):Joseph P. Hughes, RVS, RVT, FSVU  
12:05 PM - 1:15 PM Lunch On Your Own
END OF SESSION 3
 
SESSION 4 SCHEDULE
Friday
SESSION 4: WORKSHOP ROTATION II
Moderators:TBD
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1:15 PM - 2:15 PM 1. Lower Extremity Arterial Mapping Prior To Open And Endovascular Interventions (Lecture)
  Presenters(s):Ann Marie Kupinski, PhD, RVT, FSVU  
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM 2. Lower Extremity Arterial Imaging (Short Protocols)
  Presenters(s):William N. Del Valle, RVT / Sergio X. Salles-Cunha, PhD, RVT, FSVU  
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM 3 Carotid Artery Duplex Imaging
  Presenters(s):Cindy A. Owen, RVT, RDMS, FSDMS  
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM 4. Endovascular Imaging After AAA Repair
  Presenters(s):William A. Zang, BS, RVT, RDMS, FSVU  
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM 5. Lower Extremity Venous Reflux Testing
  Presenters(s):Joseph Zygmunt, RVT, RPhS  
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM 6. Lower Extremity Venous Duplex Imaging For DVT
  Presenters(s):Nicos Labropoulos, BSc (Med), PhD, DIC, RVT  
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM 7. Lower Extremity Venous Reflux Testing And Mapping Prior To Endovenous Ablation Procedures (Lecture)
  Presenters(s):Diana L. Neuhardt, RVT, RPhS  
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM 8. Hemodialysis Access
  Presenters(s):Joseph P. Hughes, RVS, RVT, FSVU  
END OF SESSION 4
 
SESSION 5 SCHEDULE
Friday
SESSION 5: PRACTICE ENHANCEMENTS I: ISSUES RELATED TO COST, PRODUCTIVITY AND OTHER IMPORTANT CONCEPTS IN VASCULAR ULTRASOUND
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2:16 PM - 2:26 PM What Can Be Done To Standardize Clinical Education In Vascular Ultrasound
  Presenters(s):Clifford T. Araki, PhD, RVS, RVT  
2:26 PM - 2:37 PM Communication In The Work Place And Employee Engagement/Satisfaction: Building Effective Relationships
  Presenters(s):George L. Berdejo, BA, RVT, FSVU  
2:37 PM - 2:48 PM The Importance Of Mentoring In The Ultrasound Profession And The Society For Vascular Ultrasoundís Mentoring Program
  Presenters(s):Joseph P. Hughes, RVS, RVT, FSVU  
2:48 PM - 2:59 PM OSHA Updates: The Effect Of Chronic Sonographer Pain On The Quality Of The Ultrasound Scan: How Can This Be Addressed
  Presenters(s):Anne M. Jones, RN, BSN, RVT, RDMS, FSVU  
2:59 PM - 3:10 PM The Office-Based Vascular Lab: How To Maximize Value And Make It Worth The Effort?
  Presenters(s):Robert M. Zwolak, MD, PhD  
3:10 PM - 3:21 PM Duplex-Guided Balloon Assisted Maturation Of AV Fistulas In The Office
  Presenters(s):David Fox, MD, FACS  
3:21 PM - 3:32 PM New Coding And Reimbursement Issues And Tips For 2011
  Presenters(s):Rita E. Shugart, RN, RVT  
3:32 PM - 3:45 PM Panel Discussion
3:45 PM - 4:10 PM Session Break / Visit Exhibits
END OF SESSION 5
 
SESSION 6 SCHEDULE
Friday
SESSION 6: ENDOVASCULAR MANAGEMENT AND TREATMENT OF VENOUS DISEASE
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4:10 PM - 4:20 PM Introduction To CEAP Classification/Severity And Disability Scores/ Quality Of Life Questionnaires
  Presenters(s):Antonios P. Gasparis, MD  
4:20 PM - 4:30 PM Venous Insufficiency: From Clinical To Ultrasound Criteria
  Presenters(s):Joseph Zygmunt, RVT, RPhS  
4:30 PM - 4:40 PM Transverse/Oblique Venous Mapping Is More Useful Than Longitudinal Duplex Of Lower Extremity Veins With Chronic Venous Insufficiency
  Presenters(s):Sergio X. Salles-Cunha, PhD, RVT, FSVU  
4:40 PM - 4:50 PM 5 Top Technical Tips To Facilitate The Venous Reflux Examination
  Presenters(s):Diana L. Neuhardt, RVT, RPhS  
4:50 PM - 5:00 PM Role Of The Vascular Laboratory In The Preop And Postop Care Of Patients Undergoing Venous Interventions
  Presenters(s):Richard C. Pennell, MD, FACS  
5:00 PM - 5:12 PM Ultrasound Evaluation Of Pelvic Veins For Pelvic Venous Congestion
  Presenters(s):Leslie M. Scoutt, MD  
5:12 PM - 5:22 PM Thermal And Chemical Ablation Of The Great Saphenous Vein (Video Presentation)
  Presenters(s):Nick Morrison, MD  
5:22 PM - 5:32 PM Complications Of Radiofrequency And Laser Endovenous Ablation
  Presenters(s):Diana L. Neuhardt, RVT, RPhS  
5:32 PM - 5:45 PM Panel Discussion
END OF SESSION 6