SESSION 1 SCHEDULE
Friday
SESSION 1: VASCULAR VIBES: HEMODYNAMICS, FLOW AND PRESSURE IN NORMAL AND DISEASED VESSELS
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Moderators:Ann Marie Kupinski, PhD, RVT, FSVU  
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7:50 AM - 8:00 AM Opening Remarks
  Presenter(s):George L. Berdejo, BA, RVT, FSVU  
8:00 AM - 8:12 AM Cardiac Effects On The Peripheral Vascular Evaluation
  Presenter(s):David M. Williams, MS  
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8:12 AM - 8:24 AM Characteristics Of Pressure And Flow In The Arterial System: Applications In Noninvasive Testing
  Presenter(s):Sérgio X. Salles-Cunha, PhD, RVT, FSVU  
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8:24 AM - 8:36 AM Venous Hemodynamics: Effects Of Position, Pressure Changes, Incompetence And Obstruction In The Lower Extremities
  Presenter(s):William B. Schroedter, BS, RVT, RPhS, FSVU  
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8:36 AM - 8:48 AM Hemodynamics Of Cerebrovascular Flow In Normal, Stenotic And Occluded Vessels
  Presenter(s):Phillip J. Bendick, PhD, RVT, FSVU  
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8:48 AM - 9:00 AM Recognizing And Correcting Color Doppler Flow Artifacts
  Presenter(s):Traci B. Fox, EdD, RDMS, RVT  
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9:00 AM - 9:15 AM PANEL DISCUSSION
END OF SESSION 1
 
SESSION 2 SCHEDULE
Friday
SESSION 2: IMAGING ESSENTIALS: 5 TOP PRACTICAL AND TECHNICAL TIPS TO FACILIATE THE DUPLEX ULTRASOUND EVALUATION
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Moderators:George L. Berdejo, BA, RVT, FSVU  
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9:20 AM - 9:32 AM Carotid Duplex Imaging
  Presenter(s):Patricia Vargas, DHSc  
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9:32 AM - 9:44 AM Lower Extremity Vein Imaging (DVT)
  Presenter(s):Robert De Jong, RDMS, RVT, FSDMS  
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9:44 AM - 9:56 AM Upper Extremity Vein Imaging (DVT)
  Presenter(s):William B. Schroedter, BS, RVT, RPhS, FSVU  
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9:56 AM - 10:08 AM Lower Extremity Bypass Grafts
  Presenter(s):Ann Marie Kupinski, PhD, RVT, FSVU  
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10:08 AM - 10:20 AM Hemodialysis Access
  Presenter(s):Aubrey J. Rybinski, BS, RDMS, RVT  
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10:20 AM - 10:30 AM PANEL DISCUSSION
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM SESSION BREAK
END OF SESSION 2
 
SESSION 3 SCHEDULE
Friday
SESSION 3: WORKSHOP ROTATION 1 (Power Point Presentations)
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Moderators:TBD
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM 1. Duplex Assessment Of Ilio-Caval Vein Compression Syndrome
  Presenter(s):Richard Dubin, AAS-DMS, RVT, RDMS  
Location: TBD
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM 2. Renal And Liver Pathology For The RVT
 
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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM 3. Interpreting With The Masters
  Presenter(s):Heather L. Gornik, MD / Laurence Needleman, MD  
Location: TBD
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM 4. The Complete Guide To Extremity Arterial Testing
  Presenter(s):Aubrey J. Rybinski, BS, RDMS, RVT  
Location: TBD
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM 5. Ergonomics Update And Practicing Proper Ergonomic Posture
Learn how to recognize high risk behaviors and manage your posture. This session will provide tips and tricks to decrease your potential for injury during scanning.
  Presenter(s):Matthew P. Hernandez, B.Sc, DPT, CSCS  
Location: TBD
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM 6. Continuous Quality Improvement And Assurance: How to Do It And Why It’s Important
The focus of a QA/QI program is to improve the performance and processes related to diagnostic ultrasound procedures. Learn how to go through the exercise of completing this important task with your technical staff. Our expert faculty will go through the ins and outs of a QUALITY quality assurance program
  Presenter(s):Marge Hutchisson, BS, RVT, RDCS, RPhS / Ann Marie Kupinski, PhD, RVT, FSVU  
12:00 PM - 1:10 PM LUNCH
END OF SESSION 3
 
SESSION 4 SCHEDULE
Friday
SESSION 4: BEYOND THE CORE CONCEPTS IN VASCULAR TESTING: ARE YOU MEETING THE STANDARD
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Moderators:Natalie A. Marks, MD, RPVI, RVT, FSVM  
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1:10 PM - 1:22 PM Diagnosis And Treatment Of Acute Lower Limb Ischemia With Duplex Guidance
  Presenter(s):Natalie A. Marks, MD, RPVI, RVT, FSVM  
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1:22 PM - 1:34 PM Lower Extremity Imaging After EndoVenous Procedures: When, What to Expect and How to Report Your Findings
  Presenter(s):Jean White-Melendez, RVT, RPhS, FSVU  
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1:34 PM - 1:46 PM Pelvic And Abdominal Imaging After EndoVenous Procedures: When, What To Expect And How To Report Your Findings
  Presenter(s):Jill S. Sommerset, BS, RVT  
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1:46 PM - 1:58 PM Carotid Artery Imaging After Stenting And/Or Endarterectomy: It’s More Than The Usual Protocol
  Presenter(s):Phillip J. Bendick, PhD, RVT, FSVU  
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1:58 PM - 2:10 PM Hemodialysis Access “Surveillance”: Flow Volume, Flow Velocity And How Often Is Appropriate
  Presenter(s):Christina S. Fields, BS  
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2:10 PM - 2:20 PM Duplex Surveillance Should Be Used After All Aorto-Bifemoral Bypasses: It Improves Outcomes
  Presenter(s):Keith D. Calligaro, MD  
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2:20 PM - 2:30 PM PANEL DISCUSSION
END OF SESSION 4
 
SESSION 5 SCHEDULE
Friday
SESSION 5: ERGONOMICS: AUDIT YOUR VASCULAR LAB - ARE YOU ERGONOMICALLY "SOUND"? ERGONOMICS "SOS" (Sound Occupational Strategies)
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Moderators:George L. Berdejo, BA, RVT, FSVU  
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2:30 PM - 2:40 PM OSHA Updates And Advocating On Behalf Of Yourself And Your Staff – How To And Why It’s Important
  Presenter(s):Matthew P. Hernandez, B.Sc, DPT, CSCS  
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2:40 PM - 2:50 PM Increase Your “Ergonomic Index” - Basic And Innovative Ways To Make Exams More Ergonomic – “Accessorizing” The Vascular Lab Suite
  Presenter(s):Kayla Weisekel, MHSc, RVT, RVS, RPhS  
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2:50 PM - 3:00 PM How To Be Ergonomically Sound With Obese And Uncooperative Patients
  Presenter(s):Robert De Jong, RDMS, RVT, FSDMS  
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3:00 PM - 3:10 PM Managing Turbulent High Volumes And High Impact Examinations - Save Your Staff, Enhance Sonographer Satisfaction And Maximize Productivity And Maximize Careers
  Presenter(s):Joseph P. Hughes, MBA, RVT, RVS, RPhS, NVS, FSVU  
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3:10 PM - 3:25 PM PANEL DISCUSSION
3:25 PM - 3:55 PM SESSION BREAK/VISIT EXHIBITS
END OF SESSION 5
 
SESSION 6 SCHEDULE
Friday
SESSION 6: VENOUS IMAGING: TERMINOLOGY, TESTING AND TREATMENT FOR PELVIC VEIN DISORDERS
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3:55 PM - 4:03 PM Definitions And New Classification (Symptoms-Varices-Pathophysiology) (SVP)
  Presenter(s):Mark H. Meissner, MD  
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4:03 PM - 4:11 PM Evaluation Of Pelvic Reflux
  Presenter(s):Nicos Labropoulos, BSc (Med), PhD, DIC, RVT  
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4:11 PM - 4:19 PM Combined Lower Limb And Pelvic Reflux
  Presenter(s):Kathleen D. Gibson, MD  
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4:19 PM - 4:27 PM The Role Of IVUS
  Presenter(s):Steve Elias, MD  
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4:27 PM - 4:35 PM Treatment Of Pelvic Reflux
  Presenter(s):Antonios P. Gasparis, MD  
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4:35 PM - 4:43 PM Treatment Of Obstruction
  Presenter(s):Stephen A. Black, MD  
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4:43 PM - 4:51 PM Current Views On Left Renal Vein Obstruction
  Presenter(s):Thomas S. Maldonado, MD  
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4:51 PM - 4:59 PM Pathology Affecting The Inferior Vena Cava
  Presenter(s):Luis R. Leon, MD, RVT, FACS  
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4:59 PM - 5:07 PM Post-Interventional Imaging
  Presenter(s):Neil M. Khilnani, MD  
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5:07 PM - 5:25 PM PANEL DISCUSSION
5:25 PM - 5:30 PM WRAP UP AND WHAT TO EXPECT TOMORROW
END OF SESSION 6