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Welcome to the Northwest Vascular Technologists website.  The 2019 Annual Conference will be held at the Bellevue Courtyard Marriott on October 12th and 13th, 2019. Save the date on your calendars now.

You can register for the conference by visiting the 2019 Annual Conference Registration Page.

For general information about the hotel please click here.

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2019 NWVT Agenda

October 12th

07:00 – 08:00 – Registration/Breakfast Buffet

8:00 – 8:15 – Opening Remarks/Conference Details/Thank Vendors and Raffle Reminder

8:15 – 8:45 – Krislynn Barnhart, RVT – Detection of Cerebral Emboli Using PM-TCD

8:45 – 9:00 – Issac Hopps – Case Study ICA and a 80-99% stenosis of the left proximal ICA

9:00 – 10:00 – Kirk Beach, MD – CEREBROVASCULAR EXAMINATION REVOLUTION The circle of Willis and the Vulnerable Atheroma

10:00 -10:30 Vendors/Break

10:30 -11:00 – Colleen Douville, RVT – Intracranial Thrombectomy for Acute Stroke and the Role of Transcranial Doppler

11:00-11:15 – Mathew Huff, Student – Cerebrovascular Case Study

11:15-12:15 – Dr. Florence Sheehan – Transcranial Doppler Simulator introduction and hands on demonstration

12:15 –– 1:00 – Buffet Lunch / Vendors

1:00 – 1:45 – Becky Holesapple, RVT – From a patients perspective: being diagnosed with Fibromuscular Dysplasia

1:45 – 2:15 – Brian Sapp RVT– (Iliac vein compression studies, tips/tricks, and techniques)

2:15 – 2:45 – Break Vendors/Refreshments

2:45 – 3:45 – Bonnie Brown, RVT Diagnosing Dural AV Fistulas via Carotid Duplex

3:45 – 4:00 – Jill Sommerset, RVT : Pedal Arch Duplex

4:00 – 5:15 – Jill Sommerset, RVT and Leni Karr, RVT : Pedal Arch Duplex scanning

5:15pm – Closing Remarks & Wine Social immediately to follow

October 13th

7:00 – 7:55 – Registration and Continental Breakfast

7:55 – 8:00 – Opening Remarks

8:00 – 8:30 – Steven Knight, RVT – Update on SVU/SVM Waveform Description Writing Group

8:30 – 9:00 – Thomas Hatsukami, MD – Carotid Intraplaque Hemorrhage: Clinical Relevance and Gaps in Knowledge

9:00 – 9:30 – Peter Gregory, May-Thurner Syndrome

9:30 – 10:00 – Steve Knight, RVT – Up your Professional Game in the Digital Age

10:00 – 10:30 – Vendor Break – Snack

10:30 – 11:00 -Kai Johansen, MD – : Thoracic Outlet Syndrome and the Vascular Lab

11:00 -11:30 – Courtney Crawford, RVT – Kidney disease, access to dialysis in Ethiopia

11:30 – 12:00 – Terrance Quigley, MD – Think Like a Referring Provider (or: Answer the Question You Think Was Being Asked)

12:00 – 12:30 – Terrance Quigley, MD: Introduction to Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy

12:30 – 1:00 –Adjourn/Raffle Drawing / Closing Remarks/AME Award

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