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VESAP4 will expire July 31, 2020. Beginning on August 1st, the VESAP4 activity will remain open and available for users to access the Learning mode only, and to print certificates for credit earned by July 31, 2020. No credit will be awarded after July 31, 2020. Access to the Learning mode and to download certificates for VESAP4 will remain available through November 1, 2020.
VESAP5, the acronym for the fifth edition of the Vascular Education and Self-Assessment Program, is an online program designed to meet the Maintenance of Certification requirements of the Vascular Surgery Board of the American Board of Surgery for continuing medical education credits and MOC self-assessment credits.
VESAP5 has over 650 questions and includes detailed discussions and references for each question. You may use this product in Learning Mode as often as you like. You will not earn CME credit or MOC self-assessment credit in Learning Mode; however, you will be able to review a rationale for the responses and will access available abstracts in PubMed.
To access VESAP5 after purchase, you will use your SVS member log-in username and password. If you do not have this information, you may click "Forgot your password" or "Create Guest Account" on
the SVS member login page, or please contact email@example.com.
VESAP5 CME will EXPIRE July 15, 2023. CME credit will not be awarded for VESAP5 after July 15, 2023. Current users may continue to generate their CME certificates from the application for CME earned prior to July 15, 2023.
VESAP5 is an invaluable aid for vascular surgeons in preparing for the qualifying, certification, and recertification examinations in vascular surgery and to remain current in the specialty of vascular surgery and endovascular therapy. Vascular residents and fellows will find it a useful study aid for their ABSITE or VSITE examinations.
Interventional radiologists, cardiologists, vascular medicine specialists, and allied health care professionals focusing on vascular diseases may use VESAP5 self-assessment to keep abreast of the current practice of vascular surgery and endovascular therapy.
In Learning Mode, you can view the correct answer to each question, the rationale and references. At the end of each session, you may save your answers and return at a later time or you may elect to end the session and view your score. You may use this product in Learning Mode as often as you'd like and you may take all or part of the exam.
In Exam Mode, you may navigate throughout the question bank, you may take as much time as you'd like and you can save your answers and return at a later time to complete the exam. In Exam Mode, you will not be able to view the rationale, references or the correct answers.
How to purchase VESAP5
See the special 25% discount pricing listed below.
VESAP5 must be purchased on the SVS member account of the intended user.
Bulk purchasing is available. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
SVS recognizes the increasing interest and demand for online education due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As special recognition, the SVS is offering discounted pricing for a limited time. Participants may purchase the Comprehensive Package that includes all thirteen modules, OR the Vascular Lab Package of four modules. If you live outside of the United States, learn about the International VESAP5.
|Comprehensive Package||Vascular Lab Modules|
|Topics||Thirteen individual modules by topic area (includes the 4 Vascular Lab modules)||Four Vascular Lab Modules; Cerebrovascular, Abdominall, Peripheral Arterial, Peripheral Venous|
|Number of questions||650||50 per Vascular Lab module|
|CME||97.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credit hours for physicians (7.5 credit hours per module)||30 AMA PRA Category 1 credit hours (7.5 credit hours per module)|
|Non-physician Certificate||Certificate of Completion for non-physicians, Certificate of Completion for SVU||Certificate of Completion for non-physicians, Certificate of Completion for SVU|
|Pricing||25% discount for initial launch |
SVS Member: $610 (Discount = $457)
SVS Candidate: $544 (Discount = $408)
Non-member MD: $715 (Discount = $536)
Allied Health NM: $615 (Discount = $461)
25% discount for initial launch
The Comprehensive Package includes the Vascular Lab Modules so you do not need to purchse both.
Method of participation
In Learning mode, participants can access the content without having to complete the module.
In Exam mode, participants must complete the entire module, obtain a passing score of 75% or greater, and complete the activity evaluation in order to receive CME credit.
If the score is less than 75%, the participant will be asked to review the incorrect questions and answer those questions until 75% is achieved.
Please note: CME credit or letters of participation are only available in exam mode and not learning mode.
Estimated time to complete all modules
The estimated time to complete this activity is 97.5 hours (7.5 hours per module).
Original release date
July 16, 2020
VESAP5 will expire 3 years from the release date of the product. CME credit and the VESAP5 program, including all content, will no longer be available after this date.
Policy on privacy and confidentiality
The Society for Vascular Surgery is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation of Credit for VESAP5 Comprehensive Package
The Society for Vascular Surgery designates this enduring material for a maximum of 97.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Designation of Credit for VESAP5 Vascular Lab Package
The Society for Vascular Surgery designates this enduring material for a maximum of 30 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Society for Vascular Surgery