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ACTIVITY OVERVIEW

This course is a combination lecture and workshop where learners will participate in didactic lectures in the morning followed by hands on training in the afternoon. Learners will understand how to use FDA approved sclerosants for various cosmetic vein indications and will also gain a proficiency in the administration as well. The purpose of the training is to help learners provide enhanced patient care to those who present themselves with various medical and cosmetic vein conditions. Procedures which have not been taught in their previous medical education.

TARGET AUDIENCE

This activity designed to meet the educational needs of physicians, physician assistants, nurses and other healthcare professionals interested in advanced injecting techniques.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Upon completion of the educational activity, participants should be able to:

  • Perform procedures such as cosmetic sclerotherapy injections competently, safely, and effectively for their patients. Each participant will understand and learn how to avoid risks, adverse events, and associated complications.
  • Differentiate who is a proper candidate for aesthetic sclerotherapy procedures, patient benefits, and education concerning the development of unwanted veins and other health related reasons. Increase patient care in relation to the management of these unwanted leg and facial veins.
  • Discuss general accepted protocols for the administration of the (2) FDA Approved sclerosants for aesthetic indications (i.e., unwanted arterioles, telangiectasias, and reticular veins). Review proper guidelines for the acquisition, patient charting, administrative concerns, and corrective measures for adverse events.

CRITERIA FOR SUCCESS

Certificates of Completion will be awarded based on the participant's attendance and submission of the activity evaluation/claim credit form. You must participate in the entire activity to receive credit. If you have questions about this CE activity, please contact AKH Inc. at bethany@akhcme.com.

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Credit provided by AKH, Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare

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In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare and Empire Medical Training. AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physicians

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses

Credit being awarded: 8.0 ANCC contact hours.

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AAPA Credit Designation Statement

AKH Inc., Advancing Knowledge in Healthcare has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 8.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Disclaimer

This course is designed solely to provide the healthcare professional with information to assist in his/her practice and professional development and is not to be considered a diagnostic tool to replace professional advice or treatment. The course serves as a general guide to the healthcare professional, and therefore, cannot be considered as giving legal, nursing, medical, or other professional advice in specific cases. AKH Inc. specifically disclaim responsibility for any adverse consequences resulting directly or indirectly from information in the course, for undetected error, or through participant's misunderstanding of the content.

Disclosure of Unlabeled Use and Investigational Product

This educational activity may include discussion of uses of agents that are investigational and/or unapproved by the FDA. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.