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ACS and SVS Release Standards for Outpatient Vascular Care
The American College of Surgeons (ACS), with the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS), has released new standards for outpatient vascular centers to help them provide optimal care and treatment of patients receiving vascular surgical and procedural care.
These new standards are part of the Vascular Verification Program (Vascular-VP). The standards provide the requirements necessary for outpatient vascular centers to achieve and maintain verification for their vascular programs.
Complex Peripheral Vascular Interventions (CPVI) Skills Course
OCT. 1-2 | LIMITED SPOTS AVAILABLE, REGISTER TODAY!
The largest clinical area for vascular surgeons in the United States is the treatment of patients with peripheral arterial disease (PAD); which means, being well-versed in the best way to treat PAD is vital. Designed by vascular surgeons for vascular surgeons, the CPVI Skills Course will support attendees to become familiar with the latest innovations and techniques in treating patients with PAD.
2023 Vascular Health Step Challenge
The SVS Foundation is challenging you to walk 60 miles throughout September to represent the 60,000 miles of blood vessels in the human body. The Vascular Health Step Challenge amplifies the importance of vascular health while also promoting healthy vascular health habits in communities across the country.
Help raise funds to bring awareness of the benefits walking has for vascular health. Everyone is invited to register and participate!
CME Credit Process Update
The American Board of Surgery (ABS) Will Discontinue the CME Credit Self-Claiming Process for Diplomates on July 1, 2023. Act now so you don't lose earned CME credits.
ABS recently made changes to its CME processes, which impact the way that Diplomates interact with the Board, upload CME credits, and meet Certification requirements. SVS is committed to complying with the new rules and making your ability to claim credit as seamless as possible, however, we are still in the process of aligning our systems to meet these new requirements. To ensure all your CME credits earned with SVS are transferred to the ABS, follow the steps outlined on our webpage.
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2023 Complex Peripheral Vascular Intervention (CPVI) Skills Course
Join us in Rosemont, Ill., Oct. 1-2 for the hands-on SVS Complex Peripheral Vascular Intervention (CPVI) Skills Course. Featuring didactic and case-based learning, along with over seven hours of hands-on training, this course is great for surgeons at any career stage!
Latest Publications from SVS
Vascular Specialist: September 2023 Edition
In this issue:
- When women are PIs: A story foretold on the vascular frontlines
- SVS members rally to respond to CMS carotid stenting coverage expansion proposal
- Guest Editorial: Arthur E. Palamara, MD, on “Expiation, Karl Wallenda, Oppenheimer and us”
- SVS calls on members to participate in financial compensation survey—and help bolster results
- Elections: The SVS Executive Board breaks down the demographics