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Phlebology Primer

June 1, 2019 Education Courses

Phlebology Primer

June 1, 2019
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

DoubleTree by Hilton Atlanta Airport
3400 Norman Berry Drive
Atlanta, Georgia, 30344

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The Phlebology Primer is a comprehensive one-day lecture series reviewing the essentials of venous and lymphatic disease and its care. The course is provided by experienced phlebologists form several different primary disciplines who are exceptional educators.


  • Course Chair: Vineet Mishra, MD, FAAD, FACPh
  • Further faculty to be added.

Who is this course for?

  • Physicians and other health care providers new to the venous field who want a detailed presentation of the core curriculum of phlebology
  • Physicians and other health care providers experienced in venous care looking to update their expertise

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe normal venous anatomy and nomenclature
  2. Summarize normal and abnormal venous hemodynamics and the derangements associated with chronic venous insufficiency
  3. Identify lymphatic anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology
  4. Explain the epidemiology, presentation and morbidity of venous disease
  5. Assess the performance and interpretation of necessary diagnostic exams including duplex ultrasound
  6. Discuss acute venous thrombosis and acute venous thrombosis risk factors
  7. Diagnose, treat, or refer superficial thrombophlebitis, deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism
  8. Determine the therapy for acute and chronic venous disease including indications, contraindications, risks and benefits

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Hotel Reservations

A block of rooms have been reserved at a special rate of $99++ per night. Rooms will be available at this rate until May 10 or until the group block is sold out, whichever comes first. To make your hotel reservations please click here.

Accreditation Statement
The American Vein & Lymphatic Society (AVLS) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement
The American Vein & Lymphatic Society (AVLS) designates this live activity for 6.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.