IAC Vein Center - On Demand Webcasts

IAC On Demand24/7 access...FREE of charge...Learn at your leisure from trained accreditation specialists. The IAC has created a series of webcasts entitled IAC On Demand. Now you can learn about accreditation at your leisure, 24 hours a day/7 days a week, for free. IAC On Demand is simple and easy to use; just choose the topic you wish to learn more about, sit back and listen.

Please note: The following webcasts were recorded from previously live webinars; no CE credit is available for viewing recorded webcasts.

About the Accreditation Process:

  • IAC Vein Center: Accreditation Simplified (updated August 2018) 
    Presented by Laura Humphries, RVT, RPhS, Senior Clinical Specialist - IAC Vascular Testing/Vein Center, this webcast offers an overview of the IAC Vein Center accreditation process and provides information for facilities applying for accreditation. Watch»

Clinical Topics:

  • NEW! 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.
  • 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. Watch»
  • 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»

Instructions for Viewing Webcast: Click Watch above to view a webcast. The link with open a new browser window to the webcast on IAC YouTube. Please note: These sessions are recorded webcasts or were recorded from previous live webinars hosted by the IAC. No credit is available for viewing these webcasts. Viewers do not need to follow any technical instructions at the beginning of any of these webcasts.