Program Sponsorship

This activity is jointly provided by Global Education Group and the Minneapolis Radiology and Vascular Research Foundation.

Target Audiences

This conference is designed for: vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, cardiologists and health care providers actively treating patients with peripheral vascular disease. Participants will find the information valuable and relevant to their day-to-day practice.

Continuing Medical Education

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas Policies of (Global and Minneapolis Radiology and Vascular Research Foundation) the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of Global Education Group (Global) and Minneapolis Radiology and Vascular Research Foundation. Global is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This CME/CE activity complies with all requirements of the federal Physician Payment Sunshine Act. If a reportable event is associated with this activity, the accredited provider managing the program will provide the appropriate physician data to the Open Payments database

For information about the accreditation of this program, please contact Global at 303-395-1782 ext. 78 or

Physician Credit Designation

Global Education Group designates this live activity for a maximum of 25 AMA PRA Category 1 CREDITS. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nursing Continuing Education

Global Education Group is accredited as a provide of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s COA.

This educational activity for 25 contact hours is provided by Global Education Group. Nurses should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Maintenance of Certification

This activity will be submitted to the American Board of Radiology for qualification in meeting the criteria for self-assessment toward the purpose of fulfilling requirements in the ABR Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program.

This activity provides Category 1 CME as noted above and a minimum of 7 self-assessment credits towards Part 2 of the American Board of Surgery MOC Program.


After completing the program, participants should be able to:

  • Explain the latest technologies and techniques indicated for the treatment of aortic dissection
  • Recognize the latest treatments and algorithms for acute stroke
  • Explain the latest indications and techniques for aortic endografts as well as alternative treatments
  • Describe the latest advances in the treatment of dialysis patients including endovascular and open surgical procedures
  • Recognize the latest indications for open surgical versus endovascular therapies for critical limb ischemia and peripheral artery disease
  • Explain “big data” and other innovations, including the impact on patients, delivery of care and outcomes
  • Describe the latest indications, algorithms and benefits of prostate artery embolization
  • Understand the impact of recent business and political developments on the business of medicine¬†

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

Global Education Group (Global) requires instructors, planners, managers and other individuals and their spouse/life partner who are in a position to control the content of this activity. all identified conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by Global for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations.

Program Policies

Program inquiries should be directed to Global Education Group (Global). Within 25 hours of receipt of your inquiry or registration, complete program information and/or confirmation of your conference registration will be mailed to you. Course material is provided at the conference.

Cancellation Policy

A full refund will be issued for all cancellations received on or before January 20, 2019. Any cancellation received after January 20, 2019 will be subject to cancellation fee of $100.

Registrant Participation

Registrants are encouraged to be prepared to share complications with other attendees in the Complications Sessions. Attendees present for the Complications Sessions must sign a Confidentiality Statement.