Target Audience

This activity has been designed for interventional cardiologists, vascular medicine specialists, interventional radiologists, vascular surgeons, neuroradiologists, podiatrists, internists, fellows, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and technologists interested in exploring cutting-edge and future strategies for venous treatment, and those who are interested in a complete understanding of venous disease.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the The VEINS, the targeted learners should be able to:
  • Understand medical, endovascular, and surgical therapies for chronic venous disease.
  • Appreciate the role of noninvasive technologies, including physiologic testing, duplex ultrasonography, and CT and MR venography, and invasive diagnostics, such as intravascular ultrasound, in the management of venous disease.
  • Appreciate the available therapeutic options and understand contemporary data in the management of superficial and deep vein disease.
  • Analyze the guidelines and available data and complications arising from the placement of IVC filters.


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 18.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

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

Claim Credits

Please visit to claim your credits. To log in, use the email address that you used to register for the program. Please note, this login email may be different that your Virtual VIVA app login credentials.

To receive your certificate of attendance for past conferences, please click the year of attendance below.

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