Laser Science and Tissue Interaction: Use of Laser for Treatment of Arterial Disease

This course addresses laser safety and physics and meets the education requirement for clinical privileges for the use of peripheral and coronary laser at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute.

Instructions: Physicians seeking peripheral and coronary laser privileges at Baptist Hospital should submit their certificate of completion along with all other necessary credentialing paperwork to the Central Verification Office. 

This course fulfills step two of the Spectranectics CVX-300 Excimer Peripheral and Coronary Laser Training requirements. Please see the complete physician checklist for all initial physician training requirements.

 

Target Audience

Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute physicians seeking peripheral and coronary laser privileges.

Learning Objective

  • Utilize peripheral and coronary laser technology safely, appropriately and effectively to ensure the safety of both practitioner and patient.
Additional information
Bibliography: 
  • In order to secure laser privileges at Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute, physicians must complete this online course. For all other requirements, see policy no. MCVI-200-4020-200.451. Policy name: Standards of Spectranetics CVX-300 Excimer Peripheral and Coronary Laser Practice in Interventional Services. 
  • Guidelines for Laser Safety: 2015 Guidelines for Perioperative Practice. Copyright 2015 AORN, Inc. 139-152. 
  • American National Standards for Safe Use of Lasers in Healthcare. Laser Institute of America, Dec. 5, 2011.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.25 General certificate of attendance
Course opens: 
10/01/2017
Course expires: 
09/30/2022

Evangeline (Vangie) Dennis, R.N., BSN, CNOR, CMLSO
Director of Patient Care Practice
Emory Health System
Duluth, Georgia

Evangeline (Vangie) Dennis, R.N., BSN, CNOR, CMLSO, indicated that neither she nor her spouse/partner has relevant financial relationships with commercial interest companies, and she will not include off-label or unapproved product usage in her presentation or discussion. 

Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development and editing/review of the content have no relevant financial relationships to disclose. 

Disclosure Policy and Disclaimer

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 enduring material for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Available Credit

  • 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.25 General certificate of attendance
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