Physician Education

EDUCARE is a comprehensive suite of education and training programs that support healthcare professionals in the delivery of patient care worldwide.

 

Welcome!  Boston Scientific offers a variety of training and education programs for physicians to support indication driven outcomes and improve patient access to care.

Physicians in Practice

These programs are intended for physicians within their first 5 years of practice in Interventional Cardiology, Interventional Radiology and Vascular Surgery.

DVT: Interpretation, Access, and Treatment Protocol

October 5, 2016 or October 13, 2016
Institute for Advancing Science
Maple Grove, MN

Intended Audience

Practicing Interventional Cardiologists, Interventional Radiologists, and Vascular Surgeons

Educational Objectives

  • DVT Diagnosis
  • Thrombus Interpretation
  • Venous Access Options and Techniques
  • Mechanical Thrombectomy
  • DVT Treatment Algorithm and Best Practices
  • DVT Patient Protocol Strategies and Best Practices for your hospital

Program Description

This program is designed to highlight best clinical practices for the diagnosis and treatment of Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT).

Facilitated by a faculty of esteemed physicians, the extensive hands-on portion of this program will feature the use of cadaver models, anatomical flow models, fluoroscopy, and ultrasound. Our faculty will give a didactic overview of tools and treatment strategies respective to treating DVT – including case review and thrombectomy device selection and usage techniques.

AngioJet Thrombectomy System AngioJet Thrombectomy System

Looking to learn more?  Thrombus University has the resources you need to raise awareness and help educate your peers and patients about interventional DVT treatment options.

 

Observational Preceptorship

These one-day programs are a combination of didactic presentation and clinical case observation - anatomy, disease, and treatment options.

 

CLI & CTOs: Revascularization Strategies

Intended Audience
Interventional Cardiologists, Interventional Radiologists and Vascular Surgeons

Clinical Case Observations

Jetstream™ Atherectomy System
Peripheral Rotablator™Rotational Atherectomy System

Didactic Discussion

  • Access Options: Antegrade, Pedal and Retrograde Approaches
  • Crossing CTOs: Tools, Techniques and Strategies
  • Vessel Prep in the Era of Drug Elution

An Allied Health Professional (AHP) is invited to accompany his/her physician to Boston Scientific’s Preceptorship Programs when program space is available. The AHP must be a critical member of the lab staff, a trusted advisor to the physician, and have responsibility for BSC device setup of consoles and systems 

The objective is for the physician and AHP to have a shared experience at the program as a treatment team.

Observational Preceptorship: CLI & CTO Observational Preceptorship: CLI & CTO

Dinner Lecture and Live Case Observation

The following preceptorship programs are a physician led, one day observational course with a didactic presentation the evening prior.

Programs will be scheduled in the following cities:

      Dallas, TX
      Newport Beach, CA
      Lawrenceville, GA
      Chattanooga, TN
      Phoenix, AZ
      Sebring, FL
      Fort Meyers, FL
      Las Vegas, NV
      San Antonio, TX
      New York, NY
      Philadelphia, PA
      Davenport, IA

 

Radiofrequency Ablation Observational Preceptorship

Intended Audience: Interventional Radiologists

Didactic Sessions

  • Where and When is RFA Used
  • Treatment Imaging
  • Radiofrequency Clinical Applications
  • Lesion Application and Mapping

 

Advanced CLI and CTO Treatment Strategies

Thursday, October 27, 2016
Institute for Advancing Science
Maple Grove, MN

Intended Audience

Physicians currently enrolled in their 3rd or 4th year of Interventional Cardiology Fellowship, Interventional Radiology Fellows or Residents, or Vascular Surgery Fellows

Educational Objectives

  • Diagnosis, Treatment and Management of CLI
  • Pathophysiology of CTO’s
  • Alternative Access Options and Techniques (Radial, Tibial, SFA, Etc)
  • Vessel Prep in the Era of Drug Elution
  • Overview of the Effects of Paclitaxel in the Peripheral
  • Guidewire Selection and Escalation

Program Description

This program is designed to demonstrate best clinical practices for the management of patients presenting with symptoms of Critical Limb Ischemia (CLI) and the complex Chronic Total Occlusions (CTO’s).

Facilitated by a faculty of esteemed physicians, the extensive hands-on portion of this program will feature the use of cadaver models, anatomical flow models, pedal-access models, case simulation, ultrasound, and fluoroscopy. Our faculty will give a didactic overview of treatment strategies respective to these complex lower extremity scenarios – including extensive case review and an overview of the latest technology in drug elution, atherectomy and crossing tools.

Jetstream Atherectomy System Jetstream Atherectomy System

 

Liver Cancer: Advanced Treatment Techniques

Thursday, November 10, 2016
Institute for Advancing Science
Arden Hills, MN

Intended Audience

Practicing Interventional Radiologists

Educational Objectives

  • Liver Cancer Treatment Algorithms
  • Tumor Ablation
  • Embolic Selection, Sizing and Differentiation
  • Catheter Selection and Delivery
  • Standard of Care

Embozene Microspheres Embozene Microspheres

Program Description

Facilitated by a faculty of highly experienced Interventional Radiologists, the extensive hands-on portion of this program will feature the use of swine models, anatomical flow models, and fluoroscopy. Our faculty will give a didactic overview of treatment strategies respective to hepatocellular carcinoma and metastatic liver cancer. This will include case review as well as an overview of emerging interventional oncology tools and technologies.

 

Visceral Embolization: Advanced Techniques

Institute for Advancing Science
Arden Hills, MN

Intended Audience

Practicing Interventional Radiologists

Educational Objectives

  • Microcatheter Selection and Delivery
  • Coil Selection, Sizing and Differentiation
  • Aneurysm Packing
  • Coiling in High-flow Vasculature

Program Description

Facilitated by a faculty of highly experienced Interventional Radiologists, the extensive hands-on portion of this program will feature the use of swine models, anatomical flow models, and fluoroscopy. Our faculty will give a didactic overview of treatment strategies respective to complex embolization procedures – including case review and an overview of the latest technology in peripheral coils, vascular plugs, and other relevant embolization devices and tools.

 

Peripheral Rotablator Training

Techniques and Therapies Using the Peripheral Rotablator Atherectomy System

This program is designed to highlight best clinical practices for the safe and effective use of the Rotablator™ Peripheral Atherectomy System.

  • Learning objectives will include proper Rotablator technique, burr speed, burr sizing, set up and troubleshooting.
  • Didactic content will address anatomical considerations and indications for use with the Rotablator system as well as the concepts of differential cutting and other pathiophysological considerations with atherectomy in the peripheral vasculature.

Wet Model hands-on training will be present in order to demonstrate the concepts stated above.

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