Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of the online course, the targeted learners should be able to:

  • Understand the current indications, risks, complications, and outcome of medical, interventional, and surgical therapies for the treatment of peripheral arterial, venous diseases and hemodialysis vascular access.
  • Incorporate advanced medical, endovascular, and surgical techniques and approaches into their own practices to improve the care and outcomes of patients.
  • Implement high quality guidelines-based programs to improve the early identification and care of patients with non-cardiac vascular conditions.
  • Increase knowledge in critical decision-making and the comprehensive spectrum of care for patients with stroke, intracranial and extracranial carotid and artery disease.
  • Improve the delivery of balanced and scientifically valid vascular care in accordance with expert opinion and practice.
  • Apply a strategic multidisciplinary and team-based approach to the treatment of vascular disease.
  • Gain and then disseminate the most current knowledge base regarding vascular care as learned from experts in the field, with exposure to data from late-breaking clinical trials.


This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and VIVA Physicians.

The University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences designates this live activity for a maximum of 17 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits.

Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Friday, November 6

  • Global Theater: 2.75

Saturday, November 7

  • Global Theater: 3

Sunday, November 8

  • Global Theater: 4.25

Tuesday, November 10

  • PharmacoRx: 1

Thursday, November 12 - Sessions run concurrently

  • PharmacoRx: 1
  • Dialysis: 1.5

Saturday, November 14

  • Critical Limb Ischemia: 4.5

Target Audience

VIVA is designed for physicians specializing in interventional cardiology; interventional and neurologic radiology; vascular medicine; vascular, neurologic, and cardiothoracic surgery; podiatry; fellows and residents; and, allied health professionals (including nurses, vascular clinic staff, endovascular operating room staff, cath lab and angiography suite staff, nurse practitioners, vascular technologists, and physician assistants).

Claim Credit for Past Meetings

To receive your certificate of attendance for past conferences, please click the year of attendance below. To log in, use the email address that you used to register for the program. Please note, this login email may be different from your Virtual VIVA app login credentials.

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019