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VESAP

VESAP

The Vascular Education and Self-Assessment Program (VESAP) is an online learning and self-assessment tool developed by SVS. 

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About VESAP

VESAP5, now available, 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. 

Everything You Need in One Place
Comprehensive Package

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.

Pricing

SVS Member: $610
SVS Candidate: $544
Non-member MD: $715
Allied Health NM: $610

Focused Learning
Vascular Lab Modules

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.

Pricing

SVS Member: $300
SVS Candidate: $272
Non-member MD: $357
Allied Health NM: $308

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Purchase Now

VESAP5 CME credit 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.

Target Audience

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. 

Learning Objectives 

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.  

Modules

Contributors

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. 

Contributors

Disclosure Statement

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.  

Access VESAP5

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

The Comprehensive Package and Vascular Lab Modules are both available in the SVS Store. VESAP5 must be purchased on the SVS member account of the intended user. Bulk purchasing is available. Contact vesap@vascularsociety .org for details.

VESAP5 CME credit 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.

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Accreditation Statement

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 15, 2023

VESAP5 will expire 3 years from the release date of the product: July 15, 2023. CME credit and the VESAP5 program, including all content, will no longer be available after this date.