IAC Vein Center - On Demand Webcasts

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Accreditation Webcast On Demand (for CE Credit)

The following webcast offers general content about the IAC accreditation process. The recording was created from a live broadcast and includes a helpful question and answer session. As CE credit is offered, accessing the content through the IAC Webinar Portal is required. For instructions, click here.

  • IAC Vein Center: Accreditation Simplified
    1.0 SVU CME Credit | Original Broadcast, March 2021
    Presented by Laura Humphries, BS, RVT, RPhS, IAC Vein Center - Director of Accreditation. Watch»

Special Topic On Demand Webcasts (No CE Credit)

Open access to the following webcasts is provided via IAC YouTube, therefore, no CE credit is available for viewing. Simply click on the ‘Watch’ link below to access the content, entry through the IAC Webinar Portal is not required.

Uploading Cases to Your IAC Application: A How-To Guide (November 2020)
Presented by Maria Costello, MBA, CNMT, NCT, Lead Clinical Director/Director of Accreditation-Nuclear/PET and Cindy Shavatt, CCEP, Director of Compliance /Director of Accreditation Processes, this webinar provides instruction on the process of uploading case study images (the required method of case submission effective 1/1/2021). This webinar is designed to: define the steps to uploading case study images, discuss the benefits of uploading case study images, and identify and explain common obstacles that may occur while uploading case study images. Watch»

Clinical Topics:

  • The Role of an Advanced Practice Provider in a Vein Center (November 2020)
    Presented by Katherine Hays, DNP, ACNP-BC, FSV, this webinar is designed to: review the training and experience required for an APP to practice in an IAC-accredited vein center; identify IAC-approved APP vein skills and review the training, experience and level of supervision required for an APP to perform these skills more independently; review ongoing skill-specific supervision requirements and tracking; discuss APP vein center models; and discuss the role of the APP in meeting quality metrics. Watch»
  • Venous Evaluation and Treatment in the Era of COVID-19: Pre-Peri-Post (October 2020)
    Presented by Manu Aggarwal, MHSA, MD, DABVLM, this webinar is designed to: discuss US technologist roles; discuss venous practice management roles; and discuss front staff roles. Watch»
  • The WRMSD Grand Challenge Alliance Presents ... Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders in Sonographers: A Look Back and a Path to Progress (April 2020)
    Presented by Yusef Sayeed, MD, MPH, this webcast is designed to: review the epidemiology of work-related musculoskeletal disorders in sonographers; discuss forms of ergonomic redesign and hazard control; discuss how to advocate for a reduction in injuries in the sonography profession. This webcast is a joint presentation of the WRMSD Grand Challenge Alliance member organizations: AIUM, ARDMS/ Inteleos, ASE, IAC, JRC-CVT, JRC-DMS, SVU and SDMS. Watch»
  • The Problem with Endovenous Overablation and Need for Accreditation (November 2019)
    Presented by Marc Passman, MD, this webinar is designed to: highlight increased volume of venous interventions being performed in the United States over the past decade; review current evidence-based guidelines and the need for better-defined appropriateness guidelines; and understand the role of accreditation and need for increased regulation / venous care oversight. Watch»
  • Venous Disease: The Gravitational Challenge (September 2019)
    Presented by Melody Heffline, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, ACNP-BC, this webcast will: review venous anatomy; list the physiologic factors that influence venous return; describe venous hypertension; differentiate between varicose veins, superficial thrombophlebitis and chronic insufficiency and their treatment; and describe risk factors as well as medical and surgical treatment for chronic venous insufficiency. Watch»
  • IAC & SVU Present: Performance and Interpretation of Arterial Physiologic Testing (May 2019)
    Presented by Joann Lohr, MD, FACS, RVT and Ann Marie Kupinski, PhD, RVT, RDMS, this webcast will discuss: technical tips on CW Doppler and PVR waveform acquisition techniques; interpretation of PVR and CW Doppler waveforms; determining location and extent of disease by physiologic testing. Watch»
  • Tracing the Source of Venous Reflux (May 2018)
    Presented by Sara Skjonsberg, BS, RVT, RPhS, this webcast is designed to teach participants: Why we should find the source of a varicose vein; how to recognize patterns and think on your feet as you follow veins back to their source; how to confirm that your hypothesis is correct and what to do when you can't find the source; reporting terminology and "vein language.” Watch»
  • Compounded Sclerosants: What I Need To Know for a Responsible Decision (January 2018)
    Presented by Nick Morrison, MD, FACS, FACPh, this webcast is designed to teach participants to: make an informed decision regarding the legal ramifications of the use of compounded sclerosant agents; recognize the difference between FDA-approved manufactured sclerosants and non-FDA-approved compounded sclerosant agents; identify risks to patients and providers of the use of compounded sclerosants. Watch»
  • Complications and Adverse Events in Varicose Vein Treatment (October 2016)
    Presented by Ellen D. Dillavou, MD, RPVI, FACS, this webcast is designed to: describe the common complications encountered in treatment of superficial varicose veins; outline how the IAC accreditation process and complication logs can work with electronic medical records or a hand log to facilitate patient safety; illlustrate how the QA process of reviews uses the complication logs to make facility improvements and improve patient results, satisfaction and safety. 
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  • The Importance of the Clinical Examination of the Patient With Venous Disease (May 2015)
    Presented by Helane Fronek, MD, FACP, FACPh, Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine, UC San Diego School of Medicine. At the completion of this webcast, participants should be able to: understand the important aspects of the patient history that shed light on the severity of CVI, the patient's concerns, and which portions of the venous system may require ultrasound evaluation; use physical findings to determine the severity of CVI and to guide and focus the ultrasound examination; assess the type and results of conservative management of CVI and learn strategies for optimizing conservative management. Watch»
  • The Importance of Venous Anatomy for the Reflux Ultrasound Examination(June 2015)
    Presented by Nick Morrison, MD, FACS, FACP, Co-founder and Medical Director, Morrison Vein Institute, Scottsdale, AZ. At the completion of this webcast, participants should be able to: understand the normal and the highly variable lower extremity superficial venous anatomy; understand the venous system: how it works, and what happens when it doesn't work as planned; learn what to look for during a venous duplex examination to document reflux; size and direction of flow. Watch»
  • Important Technical Aspects of the Venous Reflux Examination
    (September 2015)
    Presented by Diana L. Neuhardt, RVT, RPhS, FSVU, President, CompuDiagnostics, Inc., Clinical Ultrasound Specialists, Phoenix, AZ. At the completion of this webcast, participants should be able to: understand the criteria for duplex ultrasound in the diagnosis of chronic venous valvular insufficiency of the superficial system of the lower extremity; recognize diagnostic pitfalls that can occur in patients with venous valvular insufficiency and identify methods to improve accuracy of the ultrasound examination; assess the techniques utilized to elicit venous valvular function and select strategies for optimizing standardization in the venous laboratory ultrasound examination. Watch»
  • Important Aspects of Post Venous Treatment (October 2015)
    Presented by Mark H. Meissner, MD, Professor of Surgery, University of Washington School of Medicine. At the completion of this webinar, participants should be able to: understand the role of compression after endovenous ablation; review and understand the importance (or relative unimportance) of thrombotic complications after endovenous ablation;understand the risk and patterns of recurrence after endovenous ablation. Watch»

Patient Safety:

  • Building a Culture of Quality: The Imaging Professional’s Role in Ensuring Patient Safety
    Presented by Rosemary Gibson, MSc, this webcast is designed to show participants how to recognize how every aspect of the health care provider's patient interaction impacts patient safety, from quality imaging to accurate reporting and beyond; discuss the patient perspective and use of the IAC process as a foundation to build a culture that naturally emphasizes continuous improvement. Watch»