2014 Annual Conference

The 2014 Annual Conference was held November 8th and 9th, 2014 at Hotel Murano in Tacoma, WA.

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Pictured left to right: Michelle Klaja, Calli Hansen, Jill Sommerset, Natalie Zimmerman, Judy Reha.

Program: (more conference info at the bottom of the page)

Saturday, November 8th            
7:00 – 7:30     Registration & Breakfast; Exhibitors
Venice Ballrooms

7:30 – 8:00     Welcome, Opening Comments, & Vendor Introduction
Venice Ballrooms

8:00 – 8:30     “Update and Review of Vascular Surgical Procedures”
Jim C. Watson, MD

8:30 – 9:15      “Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair and Duplex Imaging”
Michelle Klaja, BS, RVT

9:15 – 10:00     “Dialysis and Graft/Fistula Duplex Imaging”
Calli Hansen, BS, RVT

10:00 – 10:15     Break/ Exhibitors

10:15 – 11:00    “The Utility of Vascular Ultrasound in Diagnosing Complications”
J.G. Roberts, MD, RVT, FACS

11:00 – 11:30    “Case Presentation: The Nutcracker Syndrome”
Steven Tremblay, M.Ed., BS, RVT

11:30 – 12:30     Lunch/ Exhibitors

12:30 – 1:15      “Management of AAA in the Endovascular Era – The Need for Follow-up Evaluation”
Nam T. Tran, MD, FACS

1:15 – 2:00        “Limb Salvage and Gait Preservation”
Kaj Johansen, MD

2:00 – 2:45       “Digitizing the Vascular Lab – Lessons from Pacific Vascular”
Ajay Zachariah, MHA, RVT, FSVU

2:45 – 3:00     Break/ Exhibitors

3:00 – 3:30     “Pelvic Conjestion (Part 2)”
Jill Sommerset, BS, RVT

3:30 – 4:15     “Ultrasound Accelerated Thrombolysis in Pulmonary Embolism”
Sanjiv R. Parikh, MD

4:15 – 4:45     “Case Study: Carotid Artery Stent Implantation with Peri-Procedural
Carotid Artery Dissection Evidenced by Transcranial Doppler Monitoring”
Krislynn Barnhart, BS, RVT

4:45 – 5:00      Anne Marie Ernsberger Award
Wrap-up

Adjourn

5:00  Wine Social sponsored by Mindray, Sound Ergonomics, and Parks
Living Room: Open View overlooking Lobby; Third-Floor of Hotel

November 9th

7:30 – 8:00     Registration & Breakfast; Exhibitors

8:00 – 8:15     Welcome – Day 2

8:15 – 9:00     “Social Media and HIPAA: Will My Post Get me Fired?”
Tina Parish, BA, RVT

9:00 – 9:45     “Are New Duplex Criteria Needed to Define In-Stent Restenosis after Femorapopliteal Angioplasty and Stenting?”
Felix Vladimir, MD, FACS, FICA, RPVI

9:45 – 10:15    “Rhabdomyolysis as an Incidental Finding”
Holly Hager, BS, RVT

10:15 – 10:30    Break/ Exhibitors

10:30 – 11:15    “Renal and Mesenteric Duplex Findings in Physician Modified Aortic Endografts”
Rachel Heneghan, MD

11:15 – 11:45    “Point of Care Ultrasound and the Vascular Laboratory”
Eugene Zierler, MD, RPVI, FACS

11:45 – 12:30     “3 Legs of Injury Risk Prevention”
Carolyn Coffin, MPH, RDMS, RDCS, RVT

12:30 – 1:00        2014 – 2015 Officers/ Announce new VP

Closing Comments/ SVU Mandated Survey (5min.)

Adjourn

LOCATION and ADDRESS:
The Hotel Murano
1320 Broadway Plaza
Tacoma, WA 98402

Please check out the spectacular venue online at www.hotelmuranotacoma.com. You will be pleased with the Northwest accommodations! The hotel is currently holding Discounted Standard King Deluxe rooms for both Nov. 7 and Nov. 8 at a special rate of $149.00 for single/double occupancy per night. You can choose to only stay one night. Guests can call the hotel. Please mention Northwest Vascular Technologist Society Annual Conference for the discount price.

Parking at the Hotel Murano: $16 per day.

In case there is an overload in room stay, attendees can also stay at a nearby hotel:
The Marriott Courtyard
1515 Commerce Street
Tacoma, WA   98402
(253) 591-9100

REGISTRATION FEE:
The Registration Fee is $310 for both days for sonographers, physicians.  There is a student charge of $60.

11.5 CME’S WILL BE OFFERED THROUGH SVU AND THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION(AMA).
 
EXHIBITORS WILL ONCE AGAIN BE THERE! PLEASE SUPPORT OUR VENDORS BY VISITING THEIR BOOTH!

 

 

4 Responses to 2014 Annual Conference

  1. PJHPJH52 says:

    Currently the Hotel is not aware of our conference in regards to room reservations.

  2. yinner68 says:

    FYI if you have a AAA card the room rate is $134 as of 10/30

  3. karicampbell says:

    For travel purposes, what time does the conference begin/conclude each day?
    Thanks!

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