The Vascular Education and Self-Assessment Program (VESAP) is an online learning and self-assessment tool developed by SVS.
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VESAP5 is the fifth edition of the Vascular Education and Self-Assessment Program. This online program is designed to meet the Continuous Certification requirements of the Vascular Surgery Board of the American Board of Surgery for continuing medical education credits and MOC self-assessment credits.
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For a limited time only, we are offering up to 25% off of both packaging options for VESAP5. Take advantage of this opportunity to access this evidence-based self-assessment study tool to prepare for the qualifying, certification, and recertification examinations in vascular surgery and to remain current in the specialty of vascular surgery and endovascular therapy.
This package has 650 questions and covers 13 topical modules. Physician test-takers can earn up to 97.5 AMA PRA Category 1 credit hours (7.5 credit hours per module). Non-physician test-takers will be issued a Certificate of Completion.
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The Vascular Lab Modules includes 4 modules: Cerebrovascular, Abdominal, Peripheral Arterial, Peripheral Venous, with 50 questions for each module. Physician test-takers can earn up to 30 AMA PRA Category 1 credit hours (7.5 credit hours per module). Non-physician test-takers will be issued a Certificate of Completion.
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VESAP5 CME credit will EXPIRE July 14, 2023. CME credit will not be awarded for VESAP5 after July 14, 2023. Current users may continue to generate their CME certificates from the application for CME earned prior to July 14, 2023.
CME Claiming Update
If you earned CME for VESAP5 and have not self-claimed this credit with ABS, please proceed to ABS and enter these credits by June 30, 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.
VESAP5 has expanded with additional content in the Vascular Lab modules to aid in the self-assessment for ultrasound technicians. 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.
International physicians may be eligible for VESAP cost-free.
Upon completion of VESAP5, participants should be able to:
- Demonstrate clinical and surgical vascular knowledge using evidence-based resources
- Demonstrate the application of vascular knowledge through performance-based clinical scenarios
- Demonstrate mastery of current vascular evidence-based knowledge and skills
Visit the VESAP module page for a more detailed breakdown of topics, including CME credits per module.
Subject Area Modules
VESAP covers various subject area modules, including Cerebrovascular Disease, Upper Extremity Vascular Disease, Dialysis Access Management, Aortoiliac Disease, Renal and Mesenteric Vascular Disease, Lower Extremity Vascular Disease, Venous and Lymphatic Disease, Vascular Medicine, Radiation Safety, and Vascular Lab.
VESAP5 was created by a dedicated group of experts in vascular surgery. Visit the VESAP5 Contributors page to learn more and see a complete list of contributors.
The ACCME requires that the SVS, as an accredited provider of CME, disclose the relevant financial relationships of the planners, faculty, and any other individuals in a position to control content of this activity. Relevant financial relationship that have been disclosed are listed on our Financial Disclosures page.
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. No credit is awarded in Learning Mode.
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.
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.
Purchase VESAP5 and Save up to 25%
For a limited time, purchase either version of VESAP5 and save up to 25%- no code required. Purchase now and start claiming your CME before the July 14 expiration.
VESAP5 must be purchased on the SVS member account of the intended user.
CME credit will not be awarded and access to VESAP5 will no longer be available after July 14, 2023. Learners may continue to earn credit and generate their certificate until July 14, 2023.
The Society for Vascular Surgery is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) 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 Modules
The Society for Vascular Surgery designates this enduring material for a maximum of 30.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Original Release Date July 16, 2020
Expiration Date July 14, 2023
VESAP5 will expire 3 years from the release date of the product: July 14, 2023. CME credit and the VESAP5 program, including all content, will no longer be available after this date.
Learn More about VESAP
VESAP is an excellent resource for any health care professional working in the vascular space. The exam is created by a committee dedicated to providing evidence-based education of excellent quality.
Learn about VESAP for International Surgeons
For questions, requests for certificates or information about VESAP 4 or VESAP3 contact us via email or visit our previous editions page.