2021 Annual Conference

The 2021 Annual Conference registration is live.  Click the link and register today.

The 2021 Annual Conference will be held September 25th and 26th 2021 in beautiful Bend Oregon at The Hampton Inn and Suites.

Bend, Oregon is world-famous for both its outdoor pursuits and pristine beauty; so, this year we will be doing things a little bit differently. Mountain casual dress will be encouraged as well as plenty of outdoor breaks to encourage participants to enjoy their favorite outdoor activities while enjoying cutting edge vascular education.  Check out www.visitbend.com for more details about our community and plan a little vacation time for you and your family!

For general information about the hotel please click here.  An NWVT discount for a block of room reservations is available, so book now while they last.

Saturday 9/25/2021
7:00:00-7:30 AM Breakfast/Registration

7:30:00 -7:45 Welcome and Introduction
Sara Skjonsberg BS,RVT,RPhS

7:45-8:00 The Vascular Pioneers of the Pacific Northwest
Dr. David Dawson

8:00-8:30 Hemodynamics 2.0: A nerd’s eye view
Steve Knight BS,RVT,RDMS,FSVU

8:30-8:45 Clinical Examination of the Vascular Patient
Watson Smith RDMS,RVT

8:45-9:00 Cardiac disease and Impact on Vascular Imaging
Dr. Alejandro Perez

9:00-9:15 Complicated Venous Hemodynamics
Sara Skjonsberg BS,RVT,RPhS

9:15-9:30 Positional Venous Compression
Sarah Brisson BS,RVT

9:30-9:45 VenaSeal: Technologist Perspective
Kourtney Spencer BS,RVT

9:45-10:00 Saccular Venous Aneurysms
Mariah Elliott BS, RVT, RPhS

10:00-10:30 Break

10:30-10:45 Fistula Creation
Dr. Jason Jundt

10:45-11:00 Fistula complications and follow up
Dr. Jason Jundt

11:00-11:15 Fistula Ultrasound tips and tricks
Dylan Merker BS, RVT

11:15-11:30 The Vascular System of the Pediatric Patient
Dr. Kevin Koo

11:30-11:45 Endovascular AVF Pediatrics
Dr. Kevin Koo

11:45-12:00 Endovascular AVF Pediatrics Ultrasound
Kellie Koenig RDMS

12:00-1:00 Lunch

1:00-1:15 TCD
Krislynn Barnhart BS,RVT,NVS

1:15-1:30 Giant Cell Arteritis Study
Watson Smith RDMS,RVT

1:30-1:45 Visceral Ultrasound Criteria: Your Questions Answered
Dr. David Dawson

1:45-2:00 Visceral Arterial Ultrasound tips and tricks
Bonnie Brown RVT

2:00-2:15 EVAR scanning new IAC guidelines explained
Molly Baxter BS,RVT

2:15-2:30 Endoleak descriptions and treatments
Dr. Wayne Nelson

2:30-2:45 Podiatry- amputation level
Dr Hai Tran

2:45-3:00 Podiatry- venous ulceration management
Dr Hai Tran

3:00-3:15 Wound Care Overview
Amy Lara RN, BSN, Wound Nurse

3:15-3:30 PAT Jill Sommerset BS,RVT

3:30-4:00 Break

4:00-4:30 PAT demonstration
Jill Sommerset BS,RVT

4:30-4:45 Wound Care contest
Amy Lara RN, BSN, Wound Nurse

4:45-5:00 Wound Care contest
Amy Lara RN, BSN, Wound Nurse

5:00-5:30 AME award presentation
Sara Skjonsberg BS,RVT,RPhS

5:30-6:30 Wine Social

Sunday 9/26/2021
7:00:00-7:30 AM Breakfast/Registration

7:30:00 -7:45 Welcome and Introduction
Sara Skjonsberg BS,RVT,RPhS

7:45-8:00 Quality assurance; How can we keep our labs educationally growing?
Brian Schnoor RDCS, MBA, RVT, RDMS

8:00-8:15 Warp Factor 5
Steve Knight BS,RVT,RDMS,FSVU

8:15-8:30 Critical Finding- When should we seek out our referring providers
Krislynn Barnhart BS,RVT,NVS

8:30-8:45 Peripheral arterial endovascular treatments and considerations
Dr. Wayne Nelson

8:45-9:00 Open peripheral arterial interventions
Dr. Paul Long

9:00-9:15 Questions you need to ask about vascular aneurysms
Calli Nyholm BS,RVT

9:15-9:30 Hematology- Clotting disorders
Sara Skjonsberg BS,RVT,RPhS

9:30-9:45 Post thrombotic syndrome- what is important to document on Duplex
Sarah Brisson BS,RVT

9:45-10:00 Pelvic Leak points
Mariah Elliott BS,RVT,RPhS

10:00-10:30 Break

10:30-10:45 Case Study Learning: Aortic Dissection During Pregnancy, an Uncommon Complication
Matthew Wise BS,RVT

10:45-11:00 Case Study Learning: Liver Transplant
Bonnie Brown RVT

11:00-11:15 Case Study Learning: Arteriovenous malformation
Molly Baxter BS,RVT

11:15-11:30 Case Study Learning: In case you missed the last one- incidental findings that catch the eye
Calli Nyholm BS,RVT

11:30-11:45 Case Study Learning: Radial artery injury post catheterization
Kourtney Spencer BS,RVT

11:45-12:00 Case Study Learning : Dissection or artifact ?
Daniela Curto BS,RVT

12:00-12:15 Case Study Learning: TBD
Kellie Koenig RDMS

12:15-12:30 Case Study Learning: Popliteal aneurysm Endoleak
Dylan Merker BS,RVT

12:30 Raffle and Adjourn

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