Now with CME and SA credit!!

CME on Your Terms – The Osler Institute utilized state of the art equipment to record our Live August 11-13, 2017 comprehensive Vascular Surgery Review Course and bring it to you! These Video/Audio files are stored “in the cloud” so you can stream them anywhere, anytime, as long as you have an internet connection, watch or listen to on your phone, computer – your learning experience is almost like being at the live activity, but without travel costs and time away from your practice. Included with each Online review is an electronic downloadable copy of the syllabus that corresponds to the Video/Audio lectures.

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Accreditation:  The Osler Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation:  The Osler Institute designates this Enduring Material for a maximum of 21.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Of the AMA PRA Category, 1 Credits™ listed above, a maximum of 21.5 credits meet the requirements for Self-Assessment.

  • Release Date: August 23, 2017
  • Expiration Date: August 22, 2020
  • Estimated Time to Complete:21.5 hours
Required Physician Participation:

Review the audio/video lectures at your own pace.  To claim CME/self-assessment credits, Learners must successfully complete a self-assessment post-test (score of 75% or greater is required) and activity evaluation to test knowledge gained and its application to your practice.

  • Unlimited use for 6 months, only $675.00
  • or
  • 1 month for just $295.00

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Faculty and Topics

  • Trissa Babrowski, MD Assistant Professor of Vascular Surgery University of Chicago
    Non-Atherosclerotic Vascular Diseases I and II
  • Amy Coulter, MD Staff Surgeon Vascular Surgery Associates, Rochester, NY
    Abdominal Aorta Aneurysms, Iliac Artery Aneurysms, Thoracic Aorta Aneurysms, Acute Limb Ischemia, Chronic Limb Ischemia, Questions and Answers I
  • Paul Lajos, MD Chief of Vascular Surgery Mount Sinai Hospital of Queens, New York
    Lower Extremity Aneurysms, Visceral Artery Aneurysms, Lower Extremity Arterial Occlusions, Questions and Answers II  
  • Peter Lin, MD Professor Emeritus of Surgery Baylor College of Medicine
    Vascular Trauma I and II, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, Carotid Occlusive Disease, Endovascular Therapies I and II  
  • Ahmed Mahmoud, MD Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery University of California, Davis
    Visceral Ischemic Syndromes, Renovascular Disorders I and II, Aortoiliac Occlusive Diseases, Upper Extremity Arterial Occlusions  
  • Sandip Maru, MD Assistant Professor of Surgery University of New England
    Management of Venous Disease I and II, Vascular Graft Infections, Lymphedema, Popliteal Entrapment and Cystic Media Disease, Vascular Labs

Faculty, Planner, and Reviewer Disclosure Declaration

In compliance with the Standards, Guidelines, and Ethical opinions of the ACCME, AAMC and AMA, The Osler Institute requires that anyone with input into the planning or presentation of Continuing Medical Education activities provided or jointly-provided by The Osler Institute must disclose to the program audience any relevant financial relationships with companies or organizations about whose products or services they are discussing in their presentations. 

 The following faculty/planners/reviewers disclosed a relevant financial relationship(s). None

The following faculty/planners/reviewers listed no relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose.

  • Amy Coulter, MD
  • Paul Lajos, MD, RPVI
  • Peter Lin, MD
  • Ahmed Mahmoud, MD
  • Sandip Maru, MD
  • Trissa Babrowski, MD†
  • Joseph Selliken, MD†
  • Michael Stewart†
  • Sally Schuette, PhD†

Copies of the Faculty Disclosure Forms are available upon request.

  • † Program Planning Committee
  • * Reviewer if Applicable

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course each participant will be able to:

  • Describe the fundamentals of the basic science that underlies vascular disease and its surgical treatment.
  • Discuss comprehensive non-operative treatment of vascular disease to include drug therapy and risk factor reduction.
  • Discuss preoperative risk assessment as well as operative and postoperative critical care procedures for the vascular surgery patient.
  • Describe the fundamentals of vascular disease clinical evaluation to include: plethysmography, duplex ultrasonography, MRI and CT scans, angiography, and other tests used in the diagnosis of vascular disease.
  • Summarize the indications and techniques related to open operative treatment of vascular disease of the cerebrovascular system, exclusive of intracranial vessels, as well as thoracic and abdominal vessels and those of the upper and lower extremities.
  • Summarize the indications and techniques of endovascular intervention for all major vessels exclusive of intracranial and aortic arteries.