CME INFORMATION CONFIDENTIALITY

Because live-case demonstrations will be presented, you are reminded that any patient information you may receive as a part of this continuing medical education (CME) program is considered confidential. Confidential patient information includes all information that could be used to identify the individual patient. By participating in this CME program, you agree to maintain the confidentiality of all patient information and not release that information to any third party.

FACULTY DISCLOSURES

The University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, in accordance with ACCME accreditation requirements, requires faculty to disclose any financial interest or other relationship with the manufacture(s) of any commercial product(s) and/or provider(s) of commercial services discussed during this educational activity and with any commercial supporters of the activity.

UNLABELED PRODUCTS AND/OR PROCEDURES

VIVA faculty may discuss information about pharmaceutical agents and/or devices and/or procedures that are outside of U.S. Food and Drug Administration–approved labeling. This information is intended solely for CME and is not intended to promote off-label use of these medications, devices, and procedures. If you have questions, contact the medical affairs department of the manufacturer for the most recent prescribing information.

SOCIAL MEDIA DISCLAIMER

VIVA Physicians, Inc. (VPI) accepts comments and discussions via our social media outlets related to vascular education. VPI does not solicit nor endorse any comment which may be posted; and, comments, likes, or follows do not necessarily express the opinion or views of VPI. VPI will remove any information, discussion, comment, and material that we deem to be inappropriate and/or which violates our policy to protect patient identities. All commentary with a promotional purpose for a service, device, or technology will be removed immediately. VPI assumes no liability for information posted or presented by others, and only endorses comments and postings provided directly by VPI. Any posting or live streaming of entire sessions or live cases and use of any VIVA course content for commercial use is strictly prohibited. If you wish to report any violation of the above policy, please contact marketing@vivaphysicians.org.

AUDIO, VIDEO RECORDING AND PHOTOGRAPHY POLICY

VIVA encourages and promotes the exchange and accessibility of educational content from the conference.  All videos and slides are available immediately at no charge to attendees through Virtual VIVA. Non-flash photography, audio and video recordings with handheld devices are permitted for social, personal or educational purposes, if not disruptive.  However, any posting or live streaming of entire sessions or live cases and use of any VIVA course content for commercial purposes is strictly prohibited.

MEDICAL JUDGMENT DISCLAIMER

The information provided at this meeting is for continuing education purposes only and is not meant to substitute for the independent medical judgment of a physician relative to diagnostic and treatment options of a specific patient’s medical condition.