The Osler Institute

Excellence in Continuing Medical Education

Vascular Surgery

“…I believe it is a ‘great course’”  *  “I feel [the course] helped me pass.”  *

The Osler Institute has over thirty years of experience in preparing physicians for their board examinations. We can help you today.
A survey of Osler participants shows significantly higher pass rates for Osler students compared with those who did not take our course.
The difference in pass rates is difficult to explain away by self-selection in attendance over-representing those who would have passed without taking the Osler course.

Exam pass % for: Written Oral
Osler Participants 91% 96%
Candidates without an Osler review 68% 72%

“Osler gives … unfair advantage” said a Board Trustee. “He’s wrong and right,” reported an Osler participant who heard the trustee’s comment. “The course does give candidates an advantage – but it’s not unfair.” This student had failed his boards before taking the Osler course but told us that he passed easily after doing the course. “This time didn’t even feel like an exam. It was like having a discussion with a colleague.”

The Osler course can work for you too.  

Objectives Methods
Increase basic knowledge and clinical skills Home study questions with answers and review
 Prepare candidates for written and oral board exams  Seminar with Powerpoints and lecture-note syllabus
Provide practicing physicians with a review and update Practice exams for your written and oral boards
Vascular Surgery Review Course August 8-10, 2014 Chicago
Please select your registration type, hotel room requirements, and syllabus needs.
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Designation: The Osler Institute designates this educational activity for a maximum of 30 AMA PRA Category Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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This course Will be held at: DoubleTree Chicago - Oak Brook 1909 Spring Road, Oak Brook, IL 60523 TEL: 1-630-472-6000

This 3-day seminar with PowerPoint presentations and e-syllabus plus practice questions is designed to provide a comprehensive review for those preparing for their vascular surgery certification or recertification exams.


Topics Covered include:
Cerebrovascular Diseases   ***  Aortic Artery Aneurysm   ***  Atherosclerosis   ***  Thoracic Aorta Dissection   ***  Carotid Artery Occlusion   ***  Abdominal Aorta   ***  Arterial Fibro Dysplasia   ***  Iliac Artery Aneurysms   ***  Management of Strokes   ***  Surgical Treatments   ***  Carotid Endarterectomy   ***  Carotid Artery Reconstruction   ***  Extracranial Carotid Aneurysm   ***  Visceral Artery Diseases
Carotid Body Tumors   ***  Mesenteric Artery Diseases   ***  Renal Vascular Disease   ***  Endovascular Surgery   ***  Vascular Trauma   ***  Peripheral Artery Disease   ***  Upper Extremity   ***  Venous Diseases   *** Lower Extremity   ***  Venous Occlusion   ***  Venous Insufficiency   *** Venous Ulcers

The Osler Institute is going green and providing our attendees with the latest technology to assist in their review. Each registrant will receive upon arrival at the course, a USB drive with searchable PDF copies of the presentations offered during the review. A printed syllabus can be preordered for a small additional fee.

Repeat Discount and Guarantee: For details and restrictions see:  www.osler.org/main/guarantee.html

Vascular Surgery Home Study Audio Review
$290.00
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Learn on the go - with nearly 17 hours of material recorded at our live review courses. The Osler Institute utilizes state of the art equipment to record each of our review courses. Then, based on participant feedback, compiles a set of lectures including the top ranked speakers for each of the topics covered.  Each CD includes a full day of lectures in MP3 format - listen to on your computer, MP3 compatible CD player , or load onto your MP3 player
Included with each set is an electronic copy of the syllabus that corresponds with the audio lectures.

Section 1  Non-Athrosclerotic Vascular Disease I-II John Carson **** Endovascular Therapies I-II John Carson **** Carotid Occlusive Disease John Carson **** Vascular Graft Infections John Carson **** Management of Venous Diseases Pamela Zimmerman **** Renovascular Disorders Pamela Zimmerman **** Lower Extremity Arterial Diseases Pamela Zimmerman

Section 2 Vascular Trauma 1 Paul Haser **** Vascular Trauma 2 Paul Haser **** Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair Paul Haser **** Lower Extremity Disease Douglas Wilhite **** Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Douglas Wilhite **** Visceral Artery Christopher Leville **** Femoral and Popliteal Artery Aneurysms Christopher Leville **** Lymphadema Christopher Leville

Section 3    Abnominal Aortic Aneurysms and Iliac Artery Aneurysms Todd Vogel ****   **** Aortoiliac Occlusive Disease Todd Vogel **** Chronic and Acute Limb Ischemia Todd Vogel **** Mesenteric Ischemic Syndromes Darrin Clouse **** Vascular Labs Natalie Weger **** Questions and Answers John Carson

Sample Audio

Vascular Surgery Syllabus (Instant Download)
$75.00
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Optionally add a printed copy shipped to your home or office.
syllabus.jpg Compiled from the "Best Of" past courses based on participant feedback. This syllabus (293 pages) is an excellent study guide for the Part 1 examination. Topics covered include: Section 1  Non-Athrosclerotic Vascular Disease I-II John Carson **** Endovascular Therapies I-II John Carson **** Carotid Occlusive Disease John Carson **** Vascular Graft Infections John Carson **** Management of Venous Diseases Pamela Zimmerman **** Renovascular Disorders Pamela Zimmerman **** Lower Extremity Arterial Diseases Pamela Zimmerman Section 2 Vascular Trauma 1 Paul Haser **** Vascular Trauma 2 Paul Haser **** Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair Paul Haser **** Lower Extremity Disease Douglas Wilhite **** Thoracic Outlet Syndrome Douglas Wilhite **** Visceral Artery Christopher Leville **** Femoral and Popliteal Artery Aneurysms Christopher Leville **** Lymphadema Christopher Leville Section 3    Abnominal Aortic Aneurysms and Iliac Artery Aneurysms Todd Vogel ****   **** Aortoiliac Occlusive Disease Todd Vogel **** Chronic and Acute Limb Ischemia Todd Vogel **** Mesenteric Ischemic Syndromes Darrin Clouse **** Vascular Labs Natalie Weger **** Questions and Answers John Carson

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Lodging charges are not included in the registration fee.
If not staying under the Osler Room Block at the course hotel there is a $43 per day charge for the Banquet Fee which covers the cost of the meeting rooms, lunches and refreshments

Cancellation Policy: Subject to a $100 fee, refunds will be made for cancellations received at least 14 days before the course begins.

The Osler Institute is going green and providing our attendees with the latest technology to assist in their review. Each registrant will receive upon arrival at the course, a USB drive with searchable PDF copies of the presentations offered during the review. In addition a printed syllabus is available for a small additional fee.


“…well worth it. I'll be back”*

“The faculty was outstanding. The most pleasant thing was learning a tremendous amount”*

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