Jose “Pepe” Alvarez, Jr., M.D., Memorial Lecture on Vascular Disease: DVT and Pulmonary Embolus: Recent Advances in Diagnosis and Therapy
Deep venous thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism (PE) are the two most important manifestations of venous thromboembolism (VTE), which is the third most common life-threatening cardiovascular disease, after myocardial infarction and stroke, in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the annual incidence of VTE is one or two per 1,000 persons, and the overall mortality rate is between 60,000 and 100,000 annually. Please join us for the 15th Annual Jose “Pepe” Alvarez Jr., M.D., Memorial Lecture on Vascular Disease, with guest speaker John A. Kaufman, M.D.
Cardiologists, Vascular Surgeons, Interventional Radiologists, Interventional Cardiologists, Primary Care Physicians, Podiatrists, Emergency Medicine Physicians, General Internists, Nurses, Pharmacists, Respiratory Therapists and other interested healthcare providers.
- Describe current indications, techniques, and outcomes for intervention in deep venous thrombosis and acute pulmonary embolism.
- Implement evidence-based risk stratification of patients presenting with DVT or acute pulmonary embolism, and initiate appropriate treatment.
John A. Kaufman, M.D., M.S., FSIR, FAHA, FCIRSE, EBIR
Chair, Department of Interventional Radiology
Director, Dotter Interventional Institute
Frederick S. Keller Professor of Interventional Radiology
Oregon Health & Science University
John A. Kaufman, M.D., faculty for this educational event, is a consultant for Argon and Cook Medical. In addition, he is a shareholder for Auxetics.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have relevant financial relationships to disclose with ineligible companies*:
Barry T. Katzen, M.D. – Consultant for Phillips, Gore and Boston Scientific.
All of the relevant financial relationships listed for this individual have been mitigated.
*Ineligible companies - Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.
Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.
Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been approved for 1.5 credit hours, CE Broker Course #20-848838, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.
This activity has also been approved for 1.5 credit hours for Nurse Practitioners, Nurse, Pharmacists, Respiratory Therapists (direct delivery) and Occupational Therapists. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.
- 1.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 1.50 General certificate of attendance
- 1.50 Nurse Practitioners
- 1.50 Florida Board of Nursing
- 1.50 Florida Board of Occupational Therapy
- 1.50 Florida Board of Pharmacy
- 1.50 Florida Board of Podiatric Medicine
- 1.50 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
Preregistration is required to receive the login information.
- Please register for the CME webinar to receive confirmation of your registration.
- After your registration is confirmed you will receive an email directly from Zoom, our webinar host. Please add email@example.com to your address book to ensure delivery.
Continuing Education Credits
In order to confirm your participation in a live webinar and claim credit, please:
- Provide your full name and email address when you register for the webinar.
- Complete the post-conference evaluation and attestation form, which will be emailed to you after the activity.
While the presentations may be viewable on systems that don't meet these criteria, it is recommended that your computer meet the minimum system requirements. Visit the Zoom Rooms page for system requirements and recommendations. Please plan to connect to the webinar transmission 15 minutes prior to the start time to test your connectivity.
You can test your connection to Zoom prior to the scheduled time by visiting Zoom Help Center. If you have technical difficulties accessing a webinar, please first consult our Zoom Rooms and troubleshooting tips. If your system meets these parameters, for technical assistance, call 888-799-9666.